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.

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October 19, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Off the Hook: Silent Art Auction
The MacLaren Art Centre
Friday, November 13, 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Preview the Auction: November 7 to 13
Tickets $50 | Available ...
September 14, 2015 - 1:37 pm
The first sign of fall for many fashion connoisseurs is the forecast of autumn trends in magazine style issues, which are always full of cozy knitwear, new and exciting prints and festive autumn colours. What are this season's must-have wardrobe items and housewares? Bling + skinny scarves + authentic accessories + one-of-a-kind tableware = your formula for an inspired autumn....
August 24, 2015 - 10:19 am

At the MacLaren we embrace creative energy at any time of the year, but especially in late summer as we near the beginning of another school season. Before you head back to the classroom, stop by the Gallery Shop to fill your backpack with these five stylish items to help you...

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July 21, 2015 - 10:57 am

Last year, in 2014, MacLaren Youth created monumental pinwheels. Before that, they created a giant Knitting Nancy. Here’s a sneak peek of the supersized and interactive public art piece they have in store this year, to be unveiled in the YMCA Children’s Village at Kempenfest. See it in person August 1-3, 2015! Special thanks as always to TD for their ongoing support of MacLaren...

July 7, 2015 - 2:31 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 - 2:01 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 - 3:44 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 - 3:05 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 - 9:21 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 - 2:51 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...