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Joan Lehman to be honoured at MacLaren Legacy Dinner

Joan Lehman to be honoured at MacLaren Legacy Dinner

September 6, 2019 Joan Lehman, Legacy Dinner Honouree (left) and Steve Paikin, Guest Speaker On September 26, the MacLaren Art Centre honours Joan Lehman for her leadership, vision and community service. The 2019 Legacy Award will be presented to Joan Lehman at the...

Maclaren Art Centre youth show pride

    August 21, 2019 Youth from the MacLaren Art Centre’s after-school W-Edge programme used art to convey a powerful message at last Saturday’s Barrie Pride Parade.  MacLaren Education Officer Tyler Durbano with W-Edge youth and supporters Cassity, Piper, Sawyer,...

10 Eco-Friendly Products to try at the MacLaren

The Gallery Shop specializes in unique, locally-sourced gift items for every taste and budget. Many of our products are made with natural or recycled materials and some provide an alternative to single-use and non-recyclable plastics. It's easy to make environmentally...

Reception for 2019 Summer Exhibitions

Derek Sullivan, #141, Paper Architecture Press Approval, 2018, coloured pencil on paper, 127 x 96.5 cm. Courtesy of Susan Hobbs Gallery. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid (left); Therese Bolliger, One Work with Footnote (Roni Horn) (detail), 2015-2017, diptych, hybrid prints,...