Notice:

Effective today, March 14, the MacLaren Art Centre will be closed to the public until further notice. All events, programmes, classes and in-person meetings are cancelled. We will update our website as the situation changes and our plans change accordingly.

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EXHIBITIONS

Landscape painting by artist Bewabon Shilling entitled Beyond the Border

JOHN GOULD

MARCH 14 – JUNE 7

PORTRAITS

MARCH 19 – JUNE 20

IRRUPTIONS

MARCH 19 – JUNE 14

OTHER PROGRAMMES + EVENTS

FAMILY SUNDAYS

Discover new virtual art workshops

W-EDGE ONLINE

Youth can learn and create at home

SLOW ART DAY

Wednesday, April 4

MACLAREN TV BINGO

Postponed until April 21

OUR STRATEGIC PLAN

Enhanced Engagement: 2019 to 2023

BENEFACTOR PREVIEW

NEW DATES – March 14 to May 28

SUPPORT YOUR GALLERY

Discover how you can get involved!

BLACK TIE GALA

NEW DATE – September 18

COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS

Joyce Wieland
Birth of Newfoundland, 1980
Gift of Ron McQueen, 2002

Joyce Wieland (1930-1998) is regarded as a trailblazing Canadian artist and experimental filmmaker. Wieland’s practice came into prominence during the 1960s, a period in North America marked by social upheaval, the anti-war movement, second-wave feminism and identity politics. Her iconic works

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Farihah Aliyah Shah Recipient of the John Hartman Award

The MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie is pleased to announce that the 2019 recipient of the John Hartman Award is Farihah Aliyah Shah. Farihah Aliyah Shah is a contemporary artist originally from Edmonton, Alberta now based in Bradford and Toronto, Ontario. She holds a BHRM from York University and a BFA in Photography with a minor in Integrated Media from OCAD University. Utilizing photography, video and sound installation…