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Rock / Paper / Scissors Book + Print Fair with PS Guelph

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us for Publication Studio Guelph's Rock / Paper / Scissors: Book + Print Fair on Sunday, February 25 at the AGG! This annual event is devoted to small-scale publishing and

Stories as a Nurse and a Nomad

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Available in person AND online. Join the AGG Volunteer Association as they welcome Renata Mares for a talk and presentation at 1 p.m. on Feb. 22. An AGG volunteer, Renata

Family Day Crafternoon! 

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Bring your young artists to the Art Gallery of Guelph this Family Day and explore our current exhibitions with activities that incorporate bright colour pastels to create unique DIY scratch art and

Winter Season Art Exhibitions Launch

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m., for the launch of the Art Gallery of Guelph’s brand new winter season and three exhibitions spotlighting art practices that reconsider

The Third Scenario Artist Potluck Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators recipient Holly Chang and artists Alexa Kumiko Hatanaka, Joy Wong, Lan “Florence” Yee, and Justin Ming Yong for a free community meal. Chang and the artists will each bring and share a dish that speaks to their own personal narratives and negotiations of belonging, collectively exploring ideas at

Sunrise Performance | Improvisation Festival 2023

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

The Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) is partnering with Improvisation Festival 2023 to welcome the sunrise with Guelph’s spoken word artist Truth Is … , performing alongside a world premiere by drummer Marshall Trammell. This performance is one of many held during IF 2023, a 24-hour celebration of the improvisational arts taking place from 7

Ms Meri Mak Fashion Show 2023

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

The Meri Mak Spring/Summer 2024 women’s capsule collection by Denise Mansur presents a sequence of realities – reflections, refractions, observations. For this runway show, Meri Mak invites attendees to reconsider the viewpoint that women need to conform to succeed in a corporate environment, to conceive an experience around the collection. Tickets are available on a

Walk for Reconciliation | Maada’oonidiwag (Coming together) in the Art Gallery of Guelph Sculpture Park

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Come together at Maada'oonidiwag and walk to Branion Plaza. The sculpture is located on the lawn north of the Art Gallery of Guelph building. Individuals are encouraged to join us along the route - crossing at College Avenue and Gordon Street, across Johnston Green, along the Library and down Winegard Walk to Branion Plaza to arrive

Draw-A-Thon

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Calling all doodlers, illustrators, drawers and sketchers! Join us at the Art Gallery of Guelph for an afternoon of creative cartooning, inventive illustrations, and silly sketches. Drop in when you

Guelph Symphony Pop Up Orchestra

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us at the Art Gallery of Guelph on Sunday, June 11, for a unique performance by the Guelph Symphony Orchestra, part of a two-week series of 45-minute concerts presented in imaginative, unexpected and less formal settings throughout the city. The event at the Art Gallery of Guelph begins outside, engaging AGG’s recent public sculpture

AGG Appraisal Event

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

The AGG Volunteer Association is pleased to host eight knowledgeable appraisers to assess and evaluate your prized processions or unusual finds. Organized by Bert Dorpmans and Lauren Ogilvie of McMaster Fine Art, you are invited to bring your treasures and heirlooms to the Art Gallery of Guelph for an Antiques Roadshow-style event! Get on-the-spot verbal

Walk and Talk: Curatorial Tour of Creative Dissent and Mary Kelly: To Witness the Future

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us at the Art Gallery of Guelph as AGG Director Shauna McCabe and artist/educator Pearl Van Geest offer a talk and tour of the exhibitions Creative Dissent and Mary Kelly: To Witness the Future. Emerging from Mary Kelly’s long engagement with activist movements, To Witness the Future brings together the artist’s recent work in

Yoga and Meditation with Selam Debs

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join Selam Debs at the Art Gallery of Guelph as she guides you through an evening of movement and meditation to nourish your mind, body, and soul. This offering for the Black, Indigenous and racialized community is a Pay-What-You-Can event, with all proceeds going to support the BIPOC Outdoor Gear Library. Learn more and register

Family Day Crafternoon: Community Banner Building

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Free | Drop in | In-person at the Art Gallery of Guelph Calling all families with young artists and the young at heart – spend Family Day afternoon exploring printmaking and collaborating on a community project! Join us at the gallery Monday, February 20, between 1 pm and 4 pm, for a free guided printmaking

In conversation: Insoon Ha with Sally Frater

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Free | In Person | Art Gallery of Guelph Join us for a conversation between artist Insoon Ha and curator Sally Frater, discussing Ha’s installation Dirge, now on view at the Art Gallery of Guelph, while also reflecting on how this exhibition relates to ongoing themes in Ha’s practice. Together, they will touch on issues

Winter Season Launch at the Art Gallery of Guelph

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us on Thursday, January 19, at 6:30 pm, for the launch of the Art Gallery of Guelph’s winter season featuring three exhibitions that consider the importance of expanding political, personal, and perceptual imaginations at this moment. Together, Mary Kelly: To Witness the Future, Insoon Ha: Dirge, and Jason Lujan: Under a Star-Filled Sky speak

Winter Season Launch at the Art Gallery of Guelph

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us on Thursday, January 19, at 6:30 p.m., for the launch of the Art Gallery of Guelph’s winter season. This season features three exhibitions that consider the importance of expanding political, personal and perceptual imaginations at this moment. Together, Mary Kelly: To Witness the Future, Insoon Ha: Dirge, and Jason Lujan: Under a Star-Filled

Artist Talk with Carmela Laganse (Art Gallery of Guelph)

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Carmela Laganse will discuss how many seemingly innocuous everyday objects are entangled in histories of colonization and violence. Touching on the differences between objects in representation and objects in use, the artist will explore how the incorporation of three-dimensional forms in her practice asserts that objects have an agency that impacts our engagement with them.

– CANCELLED – Rupture and Repair: A Conversation with Maria Hupfield and Prof. Kim Anderson (Art Gallery of Guelph)

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

- CANCELLED - Using her work KA-POW! as a starting point for discussion, artist Maria Hupfield will be joined by Kim Anderson, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships at the University of Guelph, to explore how the piece serves as a platform that ignites discussion about the natural world, Indigenous feminisms, art and politics. KA-POW!