Painting Party with Andy Vail

Painting Party with Andy Vail

Join regional artist Andy Vail for a hands-on art party and unlock your inner Bob Ross. Participants will begin with a quick lesson on how to wield acrylic paint and then follow along on a step-by-step journey to create a unique scenic painting. Though everyone will...
Art Party: Soft Sculpture with Ingi Gould

Art Party: Soft Sculpture with Ingi Gould

Join regional artist Ingi Gould for a hands-on art party to create sculptures that are like no other. If you’ve seen Ingi Gould’s sculptures in the Gallery Shop, you already know how much personality they hold. Now’s your chance to create your own version, learning...
Art Party: One of a Kind Monotypes with Kim Brett

Art Party: One of a Kind Monotypes with Kim Brett

Join regional artist Kim Brett for a hands-on art party, exploring colourful and unique monotype processes. Participants will begin with a lively lesson on how to apply resists, textures, subtractive processes and more to their Plexiglas plates. The remainder of the...
Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Dinner

Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Dinner

Our upcoming Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Dinner is the perfect romantic date night! The event will feature an elegant cocktail hour followed by an exquisite dinner in the Carnegie Room catered by our partners Cravings Fine Food. Enjoy beautiful décor and an amazing photo...
Art Party with Katie Green

Art Party with Katie Green

January 29, 2020 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, 1 workshop $25.00 or $22.50 Gallery Members; Materials provided Rotary Education Centre, main level On the last Wednesday of the month, bring your friends to the MacLaren to enjoy a hearty art party! In this new series of workshops...
Off The Hook: Silent Art Auction 2019

Off The Hook: Silent Art Auction 2019

Off The Hook MacLaren Silent Art Auction Friday, November 15, 7 to 11 pm Auction Preview: November 9 to 15 Tour of Auction Highlights: November 13, 6 to 7 pm Off the Hook returns with more than 150 works of art by over 100 regional artists and a wealth of great finds...
The MacLaren Speakeasy 2019

The MacLaren Speakeasy 2019

The MacLaren Speakeasy Thursday, October 17, 6 to 10 pm The Carnegie Room at the MacLaren What can you expect at our Prohibition-era inspired “Night of Fun & Games”? Poker―and bragging rights for the Best Poker Player in Barrie. Blackjack for those who prefer it....
Legacy Dinner 2019

Legacy Dinner 2019

2019 MacLaren Legacy Dinner Thursday, September 26, 6 to 10:30 pm The Carnegie Room at the MacLaren Tickets $180 (includes $100 donation receipt); Tables of 10, $1800 Please note that tickets will not be sold after Monday, September 23 at 4:00 pm. The MacLaren Legacy...
Off The Hook: Silent Art Auction 2018

Off The Hook: Silent Art Auction 2018

Off The Hook MacLaren Silent Art Auction Friday, November 16, 7 to 11 pm Auction Preview: November 10 to 16 Tour of Auction Highlights: November 14, 6 to 7 pm Off the Hook returns with more than 150 works of art by over 100 regional artists and a wealth of great finds...
The MacLaren Speakeasy 2018

The MacLaren Speakeasy 2018

The MacLaren Speakeasy Thursday, October 11, 6 to 10 pm The Carnegie Room at the MacLaren What can you expect at our Prohibition-inspired “Night of Fun & Games”? Poker―and bragging rights for the Best Poker Player in Barrie. Blackjack for those who prefer it....
Legacy Dinner 2018

Legacy Dinner 2018

2018 MacLaren Legacy Dinner Thursday, September 27, 6:00 to 10:00 pm The Carnegie Room at the MacLaren In honour of artist and community leader John Hartman, for his exceptional generosity and commitment to building strong arts communities and supporting the work of...
The Story of Place Workshops

The Story of Place Workshops

The Story of Place Workshops Rotary Education Centre, MacLaren Art Centre Wednesdays, September 12, 19 and 26, 2018 5:30 to 7:00 pm Admission free; Materials provided The MacLaren Art Centre is excited to host three free workshops at the Gallery for children, youth...

The Story of Place Workshops

The Story of Place Workshops Rotary Education Centre, MacLaren Art Centre Wednesdays, September 12, 19 and 26, 2018 5:30 to 7:00 pm Admission free; Materials provided The MacLaren Art Centre is excited to host three free workshops at the Gallery for children, youth...