The Varley Art Gallery of Markham


The Varley Art Gallery of Markham
216 Main Street (in historic Unionville), Markham ON L3R 2H1
Summer hours (Jul & Aug): Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sun 11-4; Thur 11-8; Sat 10-5. Regular hours: Tues, Wed, Fri & Sun 11-4; Thur 11-8; Sat 10-5. Closed Dec 25, 26, Jan 1 and Good Friday.
admission: FREE.
T: 905 477 7000 x3261
[email protected]
www.varleygallery.ca

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TAG: Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, Historical, Mixed Media / Collage, Modern, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Photography / Lens-based, Printmaking (woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, etc.), Public Galleries / Museums, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, York Regional Municipality

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Apr 13-Jun 23, 2019 | opening reception Sun 14 Apr, 2-4pm:

Our Children: Reflections of Childhood in Historical Canadian Art. Curated by Anik Glaude and Charlotte Gagnier. From staged commissione ... more


May 4-Sep 2, 2019 | Spring / summer exhibitions opening night Fri 10 May:

Nava Waxman: Choreographed Marks. Curated by Anik Glaude. Markham-based artist Nava Waxman presents a series of photograph ... more


May 4-Sep 2, 2019 | Spring / summer exhibitions opening night Fri 10 May:

Sara Niroobakhsh: Zaghareet. Curated by Mahmoud Obaidi. A zaghroutah (plural: zaghareet) is a piercing cry. When pr ... more


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

Jul 1, 2019 -- Jun 19, 2020:

197 Main Street. Curated by Anik Glaude and Charlotte Gagnier. A studio plays a vital role in an artist's creative process. It is a multifunctional space used for artistic production, but also for research, experimentation and contemplati ... more


The Varley Art Gallery is open late Thursdays, until 8pm.


PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Sun 23 Jun 2019, 1-4pm:

Exploring Mark Making and Movement with Nava Waxman. FREE with registration. Adults and families. Develop your own artistic expression by turning body movement into drawings. Participants will explore gesture, mark making, colour and so ... more


Saturdays & Sundays 3pm, Jul 6-Aug 31, 2019:

Weekend Exhibition Tours. Led by a gallery docent, explore, learn and play in our current exhibition spaces with these FREE, family-friendly tours on Saturdays and Sundays.


Varley En Plein Air Competition. $10 suggested donation. The Varley is excited to announce its first annual En Plein Air Competition in Unionville, Aug 10 & 11, 2019! Application deadline: Jul 5, 2019. Just as Fred Varley did ... more