Talks, Tours and Film Screenings

November 24, 2017 - 12:15 pm
Admission free

Meet the Gallery Shop Artisans
Friday, November 24, 12:15 to 1 pm
Rotary Education Centre at the MacLaren
Admission free

Just in time for the holidays, Gallery Shop Manager Megan Stevenato introduces artists behind some of MacLaren’s best-selling collections. Learn about their approaches and get a first look at new pieces of work.

Nicole Kibath, Glass Artist
Nicole Kibath has been a practicing glass artist for twenty years. Her training began at the University of Toronto Art School and continued at Sheridan College. She has taught in multiple schools across North America. Kibath’s work has been included in juried exhibitions and has received multiple international...
December 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
Admission free

Artist Talk by Landon Mackenzie
Friday, December 6, 10:30 am
Campus Gallery, Georgian College
Admission free

Join us for an inspired talk by visiting artist Landon Mackenzie. Mackenzie will discuss her artistic practice, which took off in spectacular fashion after her Lost River series of paintings in the 1980s. Constantly evolving, her practice was most recently recognized with a 2017 Governor General’s Award in the Visual Arts.

December 8, 2017 - 12:15 pm
Admission free

Gallery Tour with Landon Mackenzie
Friday, December 8, 12:15 to 1 pm
Rotary Education Centre at the MacLaren
Admission free

Join us for a tour of Parallel Journey, a solo exhibition of works on paper by Governor General Award winning artist Landon Mackenzie.

Landon Mackenzie is a Vancouver based artist whose paintings have been widely exhibited in Canada and internationally. Her work is in the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Recent shows...

Landon MacKenzie
December 9, 2017 - 10:00 am
$125.00 + HST/$112.50 + HST MacLaren Members; Materials included

MASTER PAINTING WITH LANDON MACKENZIE
Dates              December 9, 2017
Times:             Saturday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, 1 workshop
Fees:               $125.00 + HST/$112.50 + HST MacLaren MembersMaterials included      

Join Vancouver artist Landon Mackenzie for a full-day master painting workshop! Beginning with a guided tour of her solo exhibition at the MacLaren, participants will explore abstraction and representations of the subconscious...

Rod Prouse
January 13, 2018 - 10:00 am
$125.00 + HST/$112.50 + HST MacLaren Members; Materials included

MASTER WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WITH ROD PROUSE
Dates:               January 13, 2018
Times:              Saturday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, 1 workshop
Fees:                $125.00 + HST/$112.50 + HST MacLaren MembersMaterials included         

Join regional artist Rod Prouse for a full-day master watercolour painting workshop! Inspired by the still-life as subject, participants will explore a variety of watercolour materials and...

Claudia Mandler McKnight
January 19, 2018 - 12:15 pm
Admission free

Claudia Mandler McKnight on Art Therapy and The Alchemy of the Creative Process
Friday, January 19, 12:15 to 1 pm
Rotary Education Centre at the MacLaren
Admission free

Join Barrie artist, educator and registered art therapist Claudia Mandler McKnight as she discusses art therapy as a healing modality, which combines the creative process and psychotherapy. Claudia will examine how art therapists support individuals to problem solve, increase self-awareness, strengthen self-esteem, manage stress and engage in social interaction. Images of artwork created by clients in her private practice and by community groups (Candlelighters Simcoe, Gilda’s Club and Hospice Simcoe) will be highlighted. The benefits of...