News

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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March 31, 2014 - 8:58 am

Join us this Thursday evening, April 3, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm for a reception celebrating our spring exhibitions: David Craven: Selected Works, 1981 to 2013 and Tony Calzetta: Shadow Blocking. David Craven will be here and will speak briefly about his work. 

New York-based Canadian artist David Craven is widely recognized for his distinctive...

March 10, 2014 - 11:00 pm

Treat yourself to "Art for Lunch" this Thursday, March 20!  Bring or buy your lunch and get inspired  by the creative talents of Petra Hewson, expert framer and Manager of MacLaren Framing Services. Learn all about how to frame your art and how to make it the centre of attention! Click...

January 31, 2014 - 10:06 am

This month there are plenty of great reasons to come visit your art gallery. It may be cold outside but it’s warm inside the MacLaren – come sit by the fire and savour a delicious hot drink or lunch from the Radio Café and make plans to take part in our upcoming events! 

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December 23, 2013 - 10:48 am

Canadian Art reviews "Duane Linklater: Decommission": 

How does one picture an absence?  To some, this might be an academic question—an opportunity to dust off the Derrida. But to me—someone who lost a parent at a young age, whose ancestors migrated widely and often—this question can have a visceral quality. It evokes the distressing...

December 11, 2013 - 11:44 am

The December  2013 e-Newsletter is now available!  The MacLaren offers activities for all ages and interests from world-class exhibitions, artist talks and gallery tours to art classes for children and adults, youth coffee houses and after-school workshops, and Sunday art-making activities for families. This month is no exception!

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December 2, 2013 - 3:33 pm
MACLARENARTCENTRE, BARRIE
WINTER 2013 EXHIBITIONS
RECEPTION THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
 
Duane Linklater
Decommission
December 5, 2013 through March 9, 2014
Artist Talk: Friday, December 6, 10:30 am at the Campus Gallery, Georgian College,...
November 12, 2013 - 12:07 pm

Art for Lunch, Tuesday November 26, 2013 12:15 to 1:00 pm

Bring or buy your lunch and get inspired this holiday season by the creative talents of Nadine Carr, Ingi Gould and Catharine Wilson, whose works are featured at the MacLaren in the Gallery Shop. Local potter Nadine Carr creates elegant ceramic vessels and lidded jars. Ingi Gould...

November 8, 2013 - 2:53 pm

A special presentation of words and music featuring the Bravado Show Choir and students of St. Joseph's Catholic High School.

Please join Barrie's Bravado Show Choir and students from St. Joseph's High School  in Barrie for a special words and music presentation of Remembrance at the MacLaren...

November 7, 2013 - 4:46 pm

The November 2013 e-Newsletter is now available!  The MacLaren offers activities for all ages and interests from world-class exhibitions, artist talks and gallery tours to art classes for children and adults, youth coffee houses and after-school workshops, and Sunday art-making activities for families. This month is no exception!

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November 7, 2013 - 4:00 pm

On November 15, Off the Hook returns for its 23rd year, with more than 150 works of art by over 100 artists from across the province. Drawing capacity crowds, the art auction and its weeklong preview offer tremendous exposure for participating artists, stimulating future sales and fostering the interests of regional art collectors. Read more from this month's "...