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Exhibitions on Now

The Beyond Within

September 24th, 2022 - February 12th, 2023

Organized and produced in partnership with the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. This exhibition opens at Illingworth Kerr Gallery in Calgary, January 19, 2023 As a surface with only one side, the Mobius strip resists orientation. To trace its surface is to experience left becoming right, outside flipping in, and time assuming the shape of an infinite […]

Loose Parts

November 19th, 2022 - February 19th, 2023

Join us for a Thursday Curatorial Tour of this exhibition on February 16th at 6 PM. Upheaval is like an earthquake. Whether from external events or personal growth, it can shake inner worlds, deconstruct long-held patterns, and free ideas from tight grips. In its aftermath, formerly rigid orders are scattered and frayed, appearing more fluid […]

The Ties That Bind

October 8th, 2022 - August 20th, 2023

Experience this exhibition through a new 360 tour! Feeling connected is a fundamental psychological need. In nature, ecosystems depend on interactions and connections in order to thrive.  Similarly, humans flourish through connections that are physical, emotional, and social. However, the desire to connect can go beyond relationships. As we have seen through the pandemic, there […]

Kazuo Nakamura: Universal Pattern

October 8th, 2022 - March 5th, 2023

Born in 1926 in Vancouver, BC, Kazuo Nakamura was interested in art at an early age. As a teenager, he would pour over his uncle’s Japanese art magazines and explore the city with a sketchbook in hand. In 1939, he began his formal art training at the Vancouver Technical Secondary School where he was taught […]

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Kazuo Nakamura: Influence and Legacy

February 4th, 2023 - February 4th, 2023

This event is open to the public, but registration encouraged. Join us for a conversation about the lasting impact and legacy of artist Kazuo Nakamura. The discussion will be led by panelists Louise Noguchi (artist), Bryce Kanbara (artist and recent Governor General Award recipient), and John Hatch (art historian). Kazuo Nakamura laid the groundwork for […]

Thursday Curatorial Tour: Loose Parts

February 16th, 2023 - February 16th, 2023

Join curator Hannah Keating for a guided tour of the exhibition Loose Parts, which includes work by sophia bartholomew, Akash Inbakumar, and Justin Mezzapelli. Thursday Curatorial Tours are free and open to everyone. They provide deeper insight into the themes, context, and content of our exhibitions. Seating options are available. For more information about access […]

Events

Teen Afterschool Art Club

Feb 2, 2023, 04:00 PM - Mar 9, 2023, 06:00 PM

Ages 13-19 Come hang out in our onsite art studio! Guided by our talented Learning + Engagement Assistant, Farah Hoosain, you will be encouraged to explore new techniques, work with a variety of materials, and express your unique personality through art. Each week’s activity is influenced by the artistic trends of youth in the local […]

Family Day 2023: Personalized Buttons, Eye Spy and More!

Feb 20, 2023, 10:30 AM - Feb 20, 2023, 12:30 PM

This Family Day, we are doing a number of different family oriented activities! Families can design their own personalized pin-on buttons, work together by creating collaborative art, and explore sketching skills with a silly still-life challenge! Check out our new Eye Spy game in the permanent exhibition space, who will find all the artworks first?

March Break Art Camp

Mar 13, 2023, 09:00 AM - Mar 17, 2023, 04:00 PM

Ages 5-7 – This camp is full. Ages 8-12 – This camp is full. 9am to 4pm $200 Members| $210 Non-Members Do you want your kids to dive into creativity? Are they looking for exciting new adventures? Campers are encouraged to interact with art in fun and playful ways as they share their thoughts, and […]

RBC Emerging Artist Residency Program

The RBC Emerging Artist Residency is a paid residency opportunity for emerging artists supported by the RBC Foundation’s Emerging Artist Project. The residency package presents artists with opportunities for professional growth, exhibition experience, and collaboration with RMG staff.

Check us out on Google Arts & Culture

Explore our Permanent Collection in an interactive and fun way and be sure to check out our first Online Exhibition Story about Isabel McLaughlin and Alexandra Luke, two women artists and collectors who were instrumental to the history and development of The Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

We will be open for special programming on Monday, February 20, 2023 for Family Day. Admission is Free!