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June 2019

MacLaren at Community Festivals

MacLaren at Community Festivals

June 1 - September 21

MacLaren at Community Festivals The MacLaren is excited to take artmaking outdoors this summer at community festivals across our region. In anticipation of our upcoming Carnegie Days festival for Culture Days 2019, the MacLaren is excited to host Ex Libris, a free art activity where festival-goers will have the opportunity to…

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September 2019

Carnegie Days 2019

Carnegie Days 2019

September 26 - September 29

Carnegie Days 2019 September 26 to 29 Organized by the MacLaren Art Centre. In partnership with Simcoe Contemporary Dancers and the Barrie Public Library. Presented in conjunction with Culture Days. Carnegie Days is an annual festival of art and language that draws on the origins of our building as a 1917…

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Art for Lunch with Derek Sullivan

Art for Lunch with Derek Sullivan

September 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Art for Lunch with Derek Sullivan Friday, September 27, 12:15 to 1:00 pm MacLaren Art Centre | Rotary Education Centre Admission free Join us for a talk by exhibiting Toronto-based artist Derek Sullivan. Sullivan employs drawing, sculpture, bookworks and installation to engage with the legacies of modernist art and design.…

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Carnegie Days Storytime

Carnegie Days Storytime

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Carnegie Days Storytime Saturday, September 28, 10:00 to 10:45 am Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch 60 Worsley Street, Barrie Admission free During this special storytime session at the Barrie Public Library, families can gather to hear a variety of tales presented by the Barrie Latin Resource Centre. No registration required.…

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Youth Spoken Word Performances

Youth Spoken Word Performances

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Youth Spoken Word Performances Saturday, September 28, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MacLaren Art Centre | The Carnegie Room Admission free The MacLaren Art Centre invites youth, adults and families to gather and enjoy spoken word performances by youth from Barrie and the region. Performances will reflect this year’s theme, Book…

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Poetry Reading by Leonarda Carranza

Poetry Reading by Leonarda Carranza

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Poetry Reading by Leonarda Carranza Saturday, September 28, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MacLaren Art Centre | The Carnegie Room Admission free Join us for a reading by Brampton-based writer Leonarda Carranza. Carranza currently resides in the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. Her writing has been published…

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Culture Days Open House

Culture Days Open House

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Culture Days Open House Saturday, September 28, 2:00 to 4:00 pm MacLaren Art Centre | Rotary Education Centre Admission free Join us for our Culture Days Open House and a reception for the exhibition Ex Libris featuring work by artists who teach art classes at the MacLaren, in the community and…

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Readings from The Owl Pen

Readings from The Owl Pen

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Readings from The Owl Pen Sunday, September 29, 12:30 to 1:00 pm MacLaren Art Centre | Main Lobby Admission free Join us for a special reading of The Owl Pen (1947), a heartfelt memoir written by Kenneth Wells and illustrated by artist Lucille Oille chronicling their life on a rustic…

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NFB Film Screenings

NFB Film Screenings

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

NFB Film Screenings Sunday, September 29, 1:00 to 1:30 pm MacLaren Art Centre | Rotary Education Centre Admission free The Girl Who Hated Books by Jo Meuris, 2006, 7:22 min. This animated short about literacy introduces us to Meena, a young girl who hates books even though her parents love…

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Carnegie Days Family Workshop

Carnegie Days Family Workshop

September 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Carnegie Days Family Workshop Sunday, September 29, 1:30 to 2:30 pm MacLaren Art Centre | Rotary Education Centre Admission free In celebration of Carnegie Days, join regional artist Heather Riley in a workshop that celebrates reading and sharing books with loved ones! Families will use drawing and stamping techniques to…

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Stories We Share: Performances by Simcoe Contemporary Dancers

Stories We Share: Performances by Simcoe Contemporary Dancers

September 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Stories We Share: Performances by Simcoe Contemporary Dancers Sunday, September 29, 2:30 to 3:30 pm MacLaren Art Centre | The Carnegie Room Admission free Simcoe Contemporary Dancers presents a programme of choreography exploring and sharing collective experiences through the physical exploration of narrative. Join us as we present an afternoon…

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