As of February 16, Durham Region was placed in the Red – control category of the provincial framework. In this stage, and within the provincial framework, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG) can reopen with restrictions and appropriate health measures in place. At this time, we are staying closed. The City of Oshawa recreational facilities remain closed and we are awaiting their reopening date in order to align with their plans.
We are all looking forward to having visitors back in the gallery to experience our exhibitions in person. In the meantime, I encourage you to check out Virtual RMG and our upcoming live digital programming and weekly Friday Frames for schools.
Take care of each other,
Lauren Gould, Chief Executive Officer
Canada is marking the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, established to honour the intention of the 80th Call to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report “to honour Survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the […]
July 24, 2023/24 juillet 2023 We are excited to announce that our new Collections pages are live! With the support of a Digital Access to Heritage Grant from the Department of Canadian Heritage, the RMG team embarked on a process of reimagining how visitors can digitally access and interact with our collection. Our permanent art […]
Key Points During a 2020 Ask a Curator Instagram Live event, RMG Curator Sonya Jones was asked: “is Deaccessioning still a dirty word?” After chuckling at the question, Jones responded that she did not believe it was still a dirty word and that it was an important part of caring for collections in order to […]