Special Events

Doors Open at the RMG

May 6, 2023, 10:30 AM - May 6, 2023, 03:00 PM


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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Upcoming Events

For Artists

How to Document Your Artwork Workshop

May 23, 2024, 07:00 PM - May 23, 2024, 09:00 PM

Artist Professional Development Workshop Series This event will be held on Zoom. It is free and open to everyone, but registration is required. Register by clicking here. This webinar will give you practical and accessible to help with the documentation of 2- and 3-dimensional artworks. Facilitated by artist and experienced documentary photographer Laura Findlay, the […]

Special Events

Contemporary Kids: Family Party

Jun 1, 2024, 10:30 AM - Jun 1, 2024, 03:30 PM

To celebrate the opening of our new exhibition Contemporary Kids, the RMG is hosting a party for families! Join us for a free day full of fun and engaging activities! 10:30-11:30am: Backyard Story Time at the RMG Join us in The Backyard for a pride-themed Story Time with librarians from the Oshawa Public Library, including […]

Talks & Tours

Bead with us! An Online Artist Talk with Raechel Wastesicoot

Jun 5, 2024, 07:00 PM - Jun 5, 2024, 08:00 PM

Join artist Raechel Wastesicoot and exhibition curator Erin Szikora for a chatty and informal online conversation about the making of Kenatentas. Delivered in the format of an online beading circle, we invite audience members to tune in with a beading or crafting project of your own. Join the conversation and learn more about the materials, […]