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Thank You to Regina Williams!

Thank You to Regina Williams!

A big thank you to Regina Williams for her generous donation to the MacLaren Art Centre in support of the care and management of the permanent collection. On August 7th and 8th, Regina hosted a studio sale of her art with all proceeds being donated to the MacLaren....

SPECIAL STUDIO SALE by Regional Artist Regina Williams

SPECIAL STUDIO SALE by Regional Artist Regina Williams

All proceeds from the sale will be a philanthropic giftby Regina to the MacLaren Art Centre An award-winning artist, Regina’s professional painting practice spans 25 years. The Central Canada Winner of the RBC New Canadian Painting Competition in 2001, and represented...

Nantyr Shores students win awards for work displayed at MacLaren Art Centre

Press Release: The MacLaren Art Centre Winter Exhibitions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The MacLaren Art Centre Winter Exhibitions Featuring an exciting range of exhibitions Friday, December 3, 2021 Barrie, Ontario: The MacLaren Art Centre presents four exciting exhibitions opening Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm....

MacLaren’s winter exhibition series opens to the public Saturday

MacLaren’s winter exhibition series opens to the public Saturday

Artist Rachel MacFarlane says each painting is a rebuilt memory from landscape sites visited Barrie’s downtown art gallery is hoping to have a little something for everyone this winter. The winter cycle of exhibitions at the MacLaren Art Centre, which opens to the...

The MacLaren Art Centre is once again inviting you back inside!

The MacLaren Art Centre is once again inviting you back inside!

GET READY FOR A FANTASTIC SEASON! Has your life been lacking a bit of culture? Well, good news! The MacLaren Art Centre is once again inviting guests back inside to enjoy their brand-new fall season, full of wonderful exhibitions and engaging programs for all ages....

In-Person Family Sundays Back On At The MacLaren

In-Person Family Sundays Back On At The MacLaren

Pre-Register in Person: First Come, First Served Every Sunday is Family Sunday at the MacLaren Art Centre, and it can be done face-to-face once again. The MacLaren Art Centre recently reopened its doors to visitors and that means the downtown Barrie gallery can begin...