MacLaren Art Centre

MacLaren Art Centre
37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie ON L4M 3M2
hours: Mon-Fri 10-5, Wed 10-7, Sat & Sun 10-4. Closed on statutory holidays: Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Victoria Day. Open Family Day & Easter Monday.
admission: suggested $5.
T: 705 721 9696
[email protected]


TAG: American, Asian, Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, European, First Nations, 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, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, Simcoe County

Exhibitions & events

Jun 29-Oct 27, 2019 | reception Thur 4 Jul, 7-9pm:

Derek Sullivan: Bookworks is a survey of drawings by Toronto-based artist Derek Sullivan that highlights the unseen archit ... more

Jul 4-Oct 27, 2019 | reception Thur 4 Jul, 7-9pm:

What is here has echoed: Therese Bolliger, Aidan Cowling, Yam Lau, Max Lupo, Ève K. Tremplay, Olivia Whetung ... more

Jun 29-Nov 3, 2019 | reception Thur 4 Jul, 7-9pm:

Arnaud Maggs: Scrapbook. This four-part photographic work comprises page spreads selected from scrapbooks begun by Arnaud Magg ... more

May 25-Oct 13, 2019 | reception Thur 4 Jul, 7-9pm:

Lucille Oille: Uninterrupted Eden. This presentation focuses on Lucille Oille's first illustrations from The Owl P ... more

Weekends 10am-4pm:

Informal tours of our current exhibitions are available for visitors on request during gallery hours. On weekends between 10am and 4pm you'll find our Gallery Attendants upstairs; they are happy to lead you on a tour and answer any question you have!

By appointment:

Gallery tours may be booked for groups of all interests and sizes, including camp, school, special interest and families, and are available year-round (except statutory holidays). 705 721 9696 or email [email protected].

(See also Community Courses – click here).