Hours, Maps & Directions

Summer Gallery Hours

Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm by appointment starting July 2, 2020. Closed Sunday and Monday. The Gallery Café is closed through Labour Day. In-person summer camps and art classes are cancelled.

Appointments must be booked and confirmed in advance. To book a time to see the current exhibitions, to visit the Gallery Shop or to book a facility tour, please contact Jess Comella, eventservices@maclarenart.com or call (705) 721-9696. The maximum group booking is 8 people. To book an appointment for framing orders, please contact Petra Hewson, Manager, Framing Services, (705) 720-1044 x272, framingservices@maclarenart.com

For more information please see Public Spaces – MacLaren Covid-19 Protocols.


Click here to view public parking areas within walking distance of the MacLaren Art Centre.

Click here to view downtown bicycle lock post locations within walking distance of the MacLaren Art Centre.


the MacLaren Art Centre is located 90 km north of Toronto in downtown Barrie. From Highway 400 north, take the Dunlop Street E exit. Travel on Dunlop Street through downtown until you get to Mulcaster Street. Turn left on Mulcaster. The MacLaren is located on the southeast corner of Mulcaster and Collier Street.

For transportation options from the GTA contact: Ontario Northland or Go Transit or Greyhound Bus.

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