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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!

Black History Month: Artist Talk with Sandra Brewster

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

During Black History Month, join us as Sandra Brewster conducts a walkthrough of her exhibit Token | Contemporary Ongoing, touching on themes of migration, representation and diaspora that emerge both in her Art Gallery of Guelph exhibit and her overall practice. See more Black History Month events supported by U of G.

Art Gallery of Guelph Winter Season Launch

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Celebrate the opening of six new exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Guelph on Jan. 22 at 7 pm! Free admission. Artists in attendance. Refreshments and cash bar available.

Black History Month: Sandra Brewster’s ‘Token|Contemporary Ongoing’ Exhibit

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

On display at the Art Gallery of Guelph and highlighted during Black History Month, Token | Contemporary Ongoing is an exhibit conceived by Sandra Brewster as artist-in-residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Focusing on the belongings of acquaintances and friends from Toronto’s Caribbean diaspora, physical objects are combined with representations of these tokens rendered

Closing Party for ‘The Drive’: Curators’ Tour and Reception

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Celebrate the final weekend of the Art Gallery of Guelph's exhibition The Drive. Take part in a reception and tour with curators Shauna McCabe, Executive Director (Art Gallery of Guelph) and Brian Meehan, Executive Director (Museum London) and former Director (Tom Thomson Art Gallery). Featuring works by Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven from

Art Crunch: Tour at the Art Gallery of Guelph

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Wellness@Work invites you to join us for “3 sets of 10” – three 10-minute guided tours at the Art Gallery of Guelph. The tour starts at 12:15 p.m. and will highlight current exhibitions The Drive and Jagdeep Raina: Chase as well as the Sculpture Park. Comfortable walking shoes, a water bottle and a camera are

Stories from the Shield: Visual Storytelling with Bonnie Devine

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join the Art Gallery of Guelph for a talk with Anishinaabe/Ojibwa artist Bonnie Devine as she explores the connection between art, activism and storytelling. Inspired by her bookwork Book of Transformation, on view in the AGG’s exhibition "The Drive", Devine will address the connections between oral traditions and visual narratives of the Anishinaabe and how

Art Gallery of Guelph: Picnic in the Park

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Picnic and play the AGG way! Families are invited to the Donald Forster Sculpture Park at the Art Gallery of Guelph for crafts, games and fun in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Sculpture Park. Pack a picnic lunch and dress for mess. Free ice cream generously provided by the Department of Food Science,

AGG Summer Season Launch

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Guelph: The Drive Jagdeep Raina: Chase Refreshments and cash bar available. Admission is free. All are welcome.

William Winegard Tribute Service

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

On April 6, the University of Guelph will hold a tribute service in memory of former president William Winegard, who passed away Jan. 31. Service at War Memorial Hall starting at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at Art Gallery of Guelph. Visit the Tribute Service website to RSVP for the service or register to watch

We Are Weather Panel Discussion

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us for a panel discussion featuring artist Lisa Hirmer in conversation with: Madhur Anand - poet and ecologist Elwood Jimmy - writer, facilitator and gardener In response to the AGG's exhibition We Are Weather, panelists will discuss human relationships with weather.

AGG Artist Talk and Winter Exhibition Opening Reception

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us for an artist talk with Janet Werner at 6 p.m. followed by a reception to mark the opening of the Art Gallery of Guelph's Winter Exhibition Season at 7 p.m. Janet Werner: What Time Is It, Mr. Wolf? Lisa Hirmer: We Are Weather The Curse of Geography Free admission, refreshments and cash bar

Celebrating 20 years of the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being 

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join us as we celebrate the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being's 20th anniversary and relaunch the Centre with a new strategic direction and vision for the future. We will gather to reconnect and share exciting plans for the Centre's future, and honour and celebrate 20 years of research and impact. This is an accessible, family

Why India Matters with High Commissioner and Author Mr. Vikras Swarup

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

The Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development invites you to "Why India Matters," an interactive session with Mr. Vikras Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada. In a careers spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Swarup has served in diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, London, Pretoria and Osaka-Kobe. After serving

Art Gallery of Guelph: Fall Season Launch

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

  Join the Art Gallery of Guelph in celebrating the opening of three new exhibitions on September 13 at 7 p.m. Refreshments and cash bar available. All are welcome. Free admission.

Art Gallery of Guelph’s Picnic in the Park

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Families are invited to the AGG's Sculpture Park for an afternoon of free art-making, games, and fun inspired by the season. Craft stations, games, ice cream, PokéStop lures and more! Pack a picnic lunch and blanket, and dress for mess. Complimentary ice cream courtesy of the Ontario Agricultural College’s Department of Food Science.