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The Robert McLaughlin Gallery believes we have a responsibility to participate in the creation and maintenance of a healthy community. For over a year, we have been working with community members and partners on an initiative called The Neighbours Project to explore how we could extend care to some of our closest neighbours who have experience with housing precarity or homelessness, including those working to reduce barriers and offer direct support. The work itself was grounded in relationship building and took many forms, including closed onsite events and participation in community meetings and other offsite activities. From December 9, 2023 to February 18, 2024, The Neighbours Project will take up physical space at the RMG as an installation in Gallery A.
At this event, we invite the wider RMG community to join us in our creative visioning and accountability. Here’s what you can expect at this event:
- Stories from community leaders with lived experience of homelessness
- Interactive art-making with The LivingRoom Community Art Studio
- Food + conversation with project partners, collaborators, and other community members
The Neighbours Project is co-produced by representatives of the RMG, Back Door Mission, The Gap Committee, and The LivingRoom Community Art Studio. It will be installed in Gallery A from December 9, 2023 – February 18, 2024.
To learn more about the project, please visit the exhibition page.
This event is supported by TD Bank Group through the TD Ready Commitment and The Regional Municipality of Durham.