Teen Art Studio Open House

Ages 13-17

Come hang out with us in the studio!

We will be exploring the world of felt appliqué and clay coil pots, two no-fail art activities that are perfect for beginners and experienced artists alike.

Not only will you have the opportunity to create some amazing art, but we’ll also have refreshments and music to keep the energy going. We can’t wait to see what you create!

No registration required. If you have any questions regarding this event, please email fhoosain@rmg.on.ca.

Presented by The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation.

Teen Art Studio Spring 2024

Ages 13-17

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Come hang out in our onsite art studio! Guided by our Youth and Family Programming Assistant, 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 community to provide a positive outlet in a safe and inclusive environment. We will play around with printmaking, animation, sewing, and more!

Materials will be provided at no cost to participants.

Upcoming Sessions

April 25: Mixed Media Blackout Poetry

May 9: Open House

May 23: Underpainting with Acrylic Paint Landscape

June 6: Oil Pastel and Watercolour Still Life

Please register ahead of time using the online form or by email at fhoosain@rmg.on.ca.

Presented by The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation.

Teen Art Studio Winter 2024

This class is full.

Ages 13-17

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Come hang out in our onsite art studio! Guided by our Youth and Family Programming Assistant, 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 community to provide a positive outlet in a safe and inclusive environment. We will play around with printmaking, animation, sewing, and more!

Materials will be provided at no cost to participants.

Upcoming Sessions

February 1, 2024: Felt Appliqué

February 8, 2024: Linocut Prints

February 29, 2024: Doodle GIFs

March 7, 2024: Ink and Watercolour Painting

Please register ahead of time using the online form or by email at fhoosain@rmg.on.ca.

Presented by The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation.

Doors Open at the RMG

RMG

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is celebrating Doors Open in Oshawa on May 6th. Come discover this year’s theme with us, FOOD!

Admission and events are all FREE!

Join a guided architecture + art tour

11 AM and 2 PM

Our welcoming Visitor Engagement Assistants will deliver tours of this stunning modern building. Discover the original vision for Oshawa’s public gallery, brought to life in 1969, and how architect Arthur Erickson designed a massive 36,000-square-foot extension that made the gallery what it is today.

Participate in a family-friendly art-making activity

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Have fun making your very own food inspired piece of art, combining gel plate printmaking with decorative paper collage techniques. It’s a recipe for creativity!

Spend time with our exhibitions

RMG Shop

Visit our gift shop

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery has a history of supporting and promoting local artists, artisans, and makers. The RMG shop features products from across Ontario, including jewelry, ceramics, books, home goods, and Indigenous designed and manufactured products. Each sale helps support local artisans and our free community programs.

The RMG Shop is located in the lobby of The Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

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Doors Open at the RMG

RMG

The RMG is celebrating Culture Days and Doors Open Oshawa on Saturday, September 24th. There’s so much to explore!

Admission and events are all FREE!

Join a guided architecture + art tour

11 AM and 2 PM

Our welcoming Visitor Engagement Assistants will deliver tours of this stunning modern building. Discover the original vision for Oshawa’s public gallery, brought to life in 1969, and how architect Arthur Erickson designed a massive 36,000-square-foot extension that made the gallery what it is today.

Participate in a family-friendly art-making activity

1 PM – 3 PM

Design your OWN gallery! Led by our Learning and Engagement team, this drop in activity will invite you to explore Journeys, the major permanent collection exhibition, through an interactive scavenger hunt; then, use the inspiration you find to create mixed media artworks in the studio.

Installation view of The Beyond Within at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 2021. Documentation by Toni Hafkenscheid.

RMG Shop

Visit our gift shop

The RMG Shop is located in the lobby of The Robert McLaughlin Gallery. We feature lovingly crafted, handmade artisanal products from across Ontario as well as a wide selection of Indigenous designed and manufactured products. Our boutique is stocked with unique, one-of-a-kind items including jewelry, homewares, and gifts. Each tax-free sale through the RMG not only helps to support local artisans and crafts people, but also goes towards funding our free community programming. 

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