Archive for category: Past Exhibitions

Setting Ontario’s Table: Once Upon a Time

August 19 – December 31, 2017
Opening reception: Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00pm

A special exhibition from the AGB’s Permanent Collection of Contemporary Ceramics will explore functional ware from Ontario ceramists. Each artist selected will be represented through both a piece from their early years, juxtaposed against a recent work to explore the progression in their practice.


Nothing is Newer Than Tradition

August 11 – October 29, 2017
Opening reception: Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00pm

The work of emerging Ontario makers that reflect a dedicated engagement with specialized skills and materials will be presented in this Canadian Craft Biennial exhibition by Craft Ontario. The exhibition will explore how craft materials, tools, and processes are creatively reiterated through the hands of a new generation of makers.


 

Terry Fox – Running to the Heart of Canada

June 24 – September 10, 2017

Terry Fox – Running to the Heart of Canada provides a look at Terry’s epic 143 day, 5,373 kilometer journey from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Thunder Bay, Ontario. It explores Canadians’ deep and abiding affection for Terry and examines his unique place in our collective memory. Developed in partnership with the AGB and Terry Fox’s family, the exhibition begins with the impact of Terry Fox on modern Canadian life – the numerous schools, community centers, and features of the landscape named after him, the Canadian coins, stamps, and passports bearing his image. The question posed, “Who was Terry Fox?” The rest of the exhibition is the answer.

The Terry Fox – Running to the Heart of Canada exhibition is organized by the Candian Museum of History in partnership with the Terry Fox Centre.

Special Guest Appearance
Thursday, August 24 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm | Art Gallery of Burlington | FREE
Come say hello to Terry Fox‘s brother, Fred Fox, and join us for a special tour of the Terry Fox Run Exhibition on August 24. Author Leslie Scrivener who travelled with Terry for part of the Marathon of Hope will also be doing a book signing.

Glass Wynd

GLASS WYND

JULY 7, 2017 - AUGUST 2, 2017

Location: RBC Community Gallery
Opening reception: Sunday, July 9, 2pm-4pm

Artists: Teresa Seaton, Siobhan Lynch, John Storey, John Highley, Joe Speck & John Martin

Members of the Artistic Group of Glass create their own vision and interpretation of how they see wind and air through their medium and style of glass art.


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