Here are recent articles and press releases about MacLaren Art Centre exhibitions and releases. Click on "Read more" for the complete release, as well as a PDF version available for download.

If you have any questions please contact Sue-Ellen Boyes at 705-720-1044 ext. 236 or through our Contact Form

July 7, 2015 - 3:31 pm

The Seasonal Brochure gives you the inside story on everything new summer and into early 2016, from exhibitions to new programmes and special events. We've attached a pdf of the brochure below. Come visit! 

June 10, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Who said being creative is just for kids?

We believe it's never too late to start thinking art, which is why we're proud to offerthree engaging summer art classes for adults, in addition to our camps for...

June 2, 2015 - 4:44 pm
Art for Lunch: The Art of Printmaking with Tamara Benoit
Friday, June 5, 12:15 to 1:00 pm
Rotary Education Centre at the MacLaren
Admission is free and all are welcome!
Buy your lunch from the Gallery Cafe (or bring your own) and join regional artist ...
May 28, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Summer is full of special gatherings. For both the planned events and the delightfully unexpected, the MacLaren’s Gallery Shop has one-of-a-kind gifts that are sure to surprise and spoil special dads, happy couples and beautiful newborns.



1. Newly Wed

Whether it's a wedding or shower gift for the happy duo, why not splurge on an artwork from...

May 25, 2015 - 10:21 am

With Aboriginal Awareness Week taking place, we're paying tribute to works by Aboriginal artists on display at the MacLaren. 


Duane Linklater, Tautology

Collection of the MacLaren Art Centre

Duane Linklater, an Omaskeko Cree artist from Moose Cree First Nation of James Bay, was the 2013 Sobey...

April 21, 2015 - 3:51 pm

Calling all shutterbugs! We are pleased to offer a wide range of picture-perfect photography activities from now until the end of June, from interactive exhibitions to classes to film screenings and more.

On view until late June
MacLaren Art Centre...

April 15, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Calling all youthful (and young-at-heart) art-lovers! This month the MacLaren is offering a wealth of activities created for and by youth, from live music to exhibitions to art-making activities. Read on to learn more.



March 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Join us this spring for artist-led art classes at the Art Gallery! Get inspired by the MacLaren’s exhibitions and create art in a large, fully-equipped, sunlight-filled studio space on the Gallery’s main floor. All classes are taught by professional practicing artists from the region, who are experienced teachers. Read on to learn about upcoming spring art classes and...

March 5, 2015 - 11:41 am

Winter can be drab enough; your walls don't have to be too! Remedy that untouched wall space in your home by becoming a Benefactor of the MacLaren Art Centre and taking home an original piece of artwork on loan for one year. For $1 a day ($365 annually) you can enjoy great art, receive a wealth of benefits—including an invitation to attend...

February 10, 2015 - 11:18 am
Forget wasting away in front of the TV over the March Break. Creative campers ages 3 to 14 can invent their own plot in one of the MacLaren Art Centre’s four hands-on art camps! Explore different ways of storytelling using a variety of media: create your own cartoon characters, publish a unique zine or craft mini-art journals using collage, photography and printmaking! Taking...