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Here's what's going on at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

Exhibitions on Now

About Time

September 2nd, 2023 - August 25th, 2024

Take a virtual tour of this exhibition here. Time can be saved, wasted, and lost, but not stopped. We can have all the time in the world yet no time at all. Time as a concept is one of the great mysteries of the world. It is defined as the continued sequence of existence and […]

Alexandra Luke: Push and Pull

September 2nd, 2023 - March 3rd, 2024

Alexandra Luke (i.e. Margaret McLaughlin, 1901-1967) was an important artist linked to the beginnings of abstract painting in Canada and a founding member of Painters Eleven, Ontario’s first abstract painting group (1953-1960). Born Margaret Alexandra Luke in Montreal, the Lukes had been an established family in Oshawa and returned in 1914. Luke graduated as a […]

Oshawa: 100 Years

January 13th, 2024 - January 12th, 2025

This year marks one hundred years since Oshawa was incorporated as a city. From humble beginnings with a population of 16,000, today more than 172,000 people call Oshawa home. Through historical photographs from the Thomas Bouckley Collection, this exhibition explores what life was like in Oshawa in 1924. Oshawa was established as the 25th city […]

What's New

Kendra Yee: Exhibition Opening + Artist Talk

March 3rd, 2024 - March 3rd, 2024

Please join us to celebrate the opening of, Commonplace, a new exhibition by RBC Emerging Artist in Residence, Kendra Yee. Let us know you’re coming with an RSVP. Refreshments will be served. Join us in the exhibition space at 2pm for an artist talk with Kendra Yee. Kendra Yee’s residency exhibition features an installation of over 100 […]

OPG Sunday: Beautiful Bugs

March 10th, 2024 - March 10th, 2024

Suitable for ages 3+ We’re getting fancy this month by bringing in glittery, gold and other sparkles to honour bugs. Have you ever seen a rainbow beetle or a sparkly butterfly? Design and decorate your bug in the studio and then finish a background fit for your bug in the gallery exhibitions. Free admission, no […]

Events

RMG Fridays: International Women’s Day

Mar 8, 2024, 07:00 PM - Mar 8, 2024, 10:00 PM

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day at the RMG! Half of the people on this planet. That’s who we are. It’s taking us forever to feel like we deserve to have a single day to get recognition. Some still do not get voting rights, nor independence, or choice to out of fear to be themselves. This is […]

March Break Art Camp 2024

Mar 11, 2024, 09:00 AM - Mar 15, 2024, 04:00 PM

This camp is full. Ages 5-8 Ages 9-12 March 11 to March 15 – 9am to 4pm $200 Members | $210 Non-Members Do you want your kids to dive into creativity? Are they looking for exciting new adventures? Our popular camp encourages campers to explore and interact with art in fun and playful ways as […]

Artist Round Table: World-builders, shapeshifters and Kenatentas

Mar 17, 2024, 02:00 PM - Mar 17, 2024, 03:30 PM

Join curator Erin Szikora and artists Alex Jacobs-Blum, Kat Brown Akootchook, Kay Nadjiwon, Natalie King, Nishina Shapwaykeesic-Loft, Sheri Osden Nault, and Raechel Wastesicoot for an online round table discussion. This conversation will unfold as we digitally move throughout the exhibition spaces, inviting the artists to reflect on their individual projects and the empowering collaboration that […]

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.

The RMG will be open on Monday, February 19, 2024 from 10AM to 4PM.