CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

DEREK SULLIVAN

JUNE 29 – OCTOBER 27

WHAT IS HERE HAS ECHOED

JULY 4 – OCTOBER 27

ARNAUD MAGGS

JUNE 29 – NOVEMBER 3

LUCILLE OILLE

MAY 25 – OCTOBER 13

OTHER PROGRAMMES + EVENTS

FALL ART CLASSES

Classes for children, youth and adults

COFFEEHOUSE AUDITIONS

Wednesday, October 16, 5 to 7 pm

MACLAREN SPEAKEASY

Thursday, October 17, 6 to 10 pm

ART FOR LUNCH

Yam Lau on October 25

SUPPORT YOUR GALLERY

Discover how you can get involved!

OUR STRATEGIC PLAN

Enhanced Engagement: 2019 to 2023

FRAMING SERVICES

Quality custom framing & design

MACLAREN TV BINGO

Play to win Tuesdays a 8 pm!

COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS

Kazuo Nakamura

Blue Reflections, B.C., 1964
Gift of Ron McQueen, 2002

Kazuo Nakamura (b. 1926, Vancouver) was a renowned Japanese-Canadian artist and a member of Painters Eleven, a group of modern artists who spearheaded abstract expressionism in Canada in the early 1950s. Unlike the members of Painters Eleven—whose practice employed vibrant, gestural and non-objective stylistic approaches to painting—Nakamura’s work was monochromatic, methodical and meditative...

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LATEST NEWS

MacLaren Art Centre youth show pride

Youth from the MacLaren Art Centre’s after-school W-Edge programme used art to convey a powerful message at last Saturday’s Barrie Pride Parade. Making their way through the city’s downtown core with members of the MacLaren Education team, youth showcased a variety of creative projects that celebrate diversity and encourage acceptance in the community. Artwork was created in W-Edge: Showing Pride, a special series of workshops…

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