Here's what's going on at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery.
Exhibitions on Now
Mary Rawlyk: Domestic Disruptions
March 11th, 2023 - June 18th, 2023
The Covid-19 pandemic laid bare the heightened and continued economic and domestic disparities women experience in the workforce. Over the last three years, women were laid off at a higher rate, and those priviledged to be able to work from home still bore the brunt of the caregiving and domestic labour. This widening inequality has […]
Painters Eleven: Ontario’s Abstract Collective
March 11th, 2023 - August 20th, 2023
Painters Eleven was the first abstract artist collective in Ontario. They were founded in 1953 at the cottage of artist Alexandra Luke on the Oshawa/Whitby border. Rather than having a common philosophy or style, Painters Eleven banded together around their shared desire to support abstraction and exhibit together. As Jock Macdonald noted: “The meaning of […]
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 […]
RMG Fridays: Put Your Best Heels Forward!
June 2nd, 2023 - June 2nd, 2023
Come share Pride with us at the RMG! It takes courage to wear heels with confidence, imagine with a wig! Some of Durham’s best drag performers are going to show us how it’s done. Come see our divas and bring your hottest heels. Get ready to stomp down the runway at the end of the […]
Fragments: An Artist Talk with Hangama Amiri, Preston Pavlis, and Jagdeep Raina
June 7th, 2023 - June 7th, 2023
This event is free, but registration is required. Gathering to discuss family histories, migration, and home in the context of their expansive textile-based practices, the RMG invites you to join us for an online conversation with HangamaAmiri,Preston Pavlis, and Jagdeep Raina. The artists will share how they created their works of portraiture currently on view in Piecework […]
Exhibitions Opening: Fountain of Dreams and Topographies
Jun 10, 2023, 01:00 PM - Jun 10, 2023, 04:00 PM
Join us on June 10, 2023 to celebrate two solo exhibitions at the RMG with brand new work by Aaron Jones and Anna Binta Diallo. Fountain of Dreams is an installation of audio, video, and photos by Aaron Jones that considers the spatial and multi-sensory qualities of haunting and remembrance. In Topographies, Anna Binta Diallo […]
OPG Sunday: Colourful Flowers
Jun 11, 2023, 10:30 AM - Jun 11, 2023, 12:30 PM
Let’s celebrate Oshawa’s Peony Festival together! We will create fantastical colourful flowers in our studio space. Free admission. This is a drop in event. No registration is required. This event is generously sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.
The RMG Spring Artisan Market
Jun 11, 2023, 11:00 AM - Jun 11, 2023, 04:00 PM
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is very excited to host our first artisan market of the year in partnership with the City of Oshawa. The RMG Spring Artisan Market will take place on Sunday, June 11th from 11-4PM. Our market will be conducted indoors, alongside the Oshawa Peony Festival. Featuring high-quality artisans from across the GTA, […]
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.