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Ontario South-West
Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington ON L7S 1A9
hours: Mon 9am-6pm, Tues-Thur 9am-10pm, Fri & Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5. Wheelchair accessible.
admission: Unless otherwise noted, all exhibitions and related activities are FREE.
T: 905 632 7796 F: 905 632 0278
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Art Gallery of Burlington
EXHIBITIONS ... more
EXHIBITIONS –
May 26-Aug 6, 2017 | reception Thur 25 May, 5-7pm:
William Hodge: A Life Inspired. A two-part retrospective exhibition of a career in fibre arts. The Art Gallery of Burlington presents William Hodge's beading and collage works, while the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is showing his tapestries. The catalogue produced by the AGB will bring together the multiple facets of his career in fibre arts that is still moving forward. Objects and works that inspired the artist are also presented ... more
William Hodge: A Life Inspired.
A two-part retrospective exhibition of a career in fibre arts. The Art Gallery of Burlington presents William Hodge's beading and collage works, while the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is showing his tapestries. The catalogue produced by the AGB will bring together the multiple facets of his career in fibre arts that is still moving forward. Objects and works that inspired the artist are also presented.
Sun 30 Jul 2017, 2pm:
Artist talk & tour with William Hodge, in conjunction with his exhibition A Life Inspired ... more
Artist talk & tour with William Hodge, in conjunction with his exhibition A Life Inspired.
Jun 24-Aug 31, 2017 | reception Sun 25 Jun, 2-4pm:
The Nanking Cargo. In December 1751, a ship from the Dutch East India Company left Canton, China, with more than 230,000 pieces of porcelain, textiles and tea for the European market. Less than a month later, the ship sank. Over 200 years later, Michael Hatcher and his team recovered more than 150,000 pieces of porcelain that became known as the Nanking Cargo. The porcelain was sold in 2,800 lots in a record-breaking sale at Christie's Amsterdam. The Art Gallery of Burlington is fortunate to own 240 pieces of this collection ... more
The Nanking Cargo.
In December 1751, a ship from the Dutch East India Company left Canton, China, with more than 230,000 pieces of porcelain, textiles and tea for the European market. Less than a month later, the ship sank. Over 200 years later, Michael Hatcher and his team recovered more than 150,000 pieces of porcelain that became known as the Nanking Cargo. The porcelain was sold in 2,800 lots in a record-breaking sale at Christie's Amsterdam. The Art Gallery of Burlington is fortunate to own 240 pieces of this collection.
Jun 24-Aug 16, 2017 | reception Sun 25 Jun, 2-4pm:
Under the Spell. From the 1000-year-old celadons of the Sung dynasty, to the blue and white export ware of the 18th century, Chinese ceramics inspire and challenge contemporary clay artists to this day. A selection of work from the AGB's Permanent Collection of Contemporary Canadian Ceramics looks at the relationship between the past and the present and how China's mastery continues to capture the imaginations of today's artists ... more
Under the Spell.
From the 1000-year-old celadons of the Sung dynasty, to the blue and white export ware of the 18th century, Chinese ceramics inspire and challenge contemporary clay artists to this day. A selection of work from the AGB's Permanent Collection of Contemporary Canadian Ceramics looks at the relationship between the past and the present and how China's mastery continues to capture the imaginations of today's artists.
Jun 24-Sep 10, 2017 | reception Fri 14 Jul, 7pm (RSVP):
Terry Fox – Running to the Heart of Canada. Developed in partnership with the AGB and Terry Fox's family, this exhibition begins with the impact of Terry Fox on modern Canadian life – the numerous schools, community centres, and features of the landscape named after him, the Canadian coins, stamps and passports bearing his image. The question posed is "Who was Terry Fox?" The exhibition is the answer. Organized by the Canadian Museum of History in partnership with the Terry Fox Centre ... more
Terry Fox Running to the Heart of Canada.
Developed in partnership with the AGB and Terry Fox's family, this exhibition begins with the impact of Terry Fox on modern Canadian life – the numerous schools, community centres, and features of the landscape named after him, the Canadian coins, stamps and passports bearing his image. The question posed is "Who was Terry Fox?" The exhibition is the answer. Organized by the Canadian Museum of History in partnership with the Terry Fox Centre.
Aug 19-Oct 29, 2017 | reception Fri 15 Sep, 6-9pm:
Can Craft? Craft Can! The Canadian Craft Biennial presents this national exhibition at the Art Gallery of Burlington. Bringing together over 60 makers from across Canada, this exhibition will present works in glass, ceramics, wood, metal and fibre that address three subthemes exploring ideas of identity, sustainability and materiality ... more
Can Craft? Craft Can!
The Canadian Craft Biennial presents this national exhibition at the Art Gallery of Burlington. Bringing together over 60 makers from across Canada, this exhibition will present works in glass, ceramics, wood, metal and fibre that address three subthemes exploring ideas of identity, sustainability and materiality.
Aug 19-Oct 29, 2017 | reception Fri 15 Sep, 6-9pm:
Setting Ontario's Table: Once Upon a Time. Drawing from the Art Gallery of Burlington's Permanent Collection of Contemporary Canadian Ceramics, this exhibition explores functional ware from Ontario ceramists. Each artist selected is represented through both a piece from their early years, juxtaposed against a recent work to explore the progression in their practice ... more
Setting Ontario's Table: Once Upon a Time.
Drawing from the Art Gallery of Burlington's Permanent Collection of Contemporary Canadian Ceramics, this exhibition explores functional ware from Ontario ceramists. Each artist selected is represented through both a piece from their early years, juxtaposed against a recent work to explore the progression in their practice.
Aug 19-Oct 29, 2017 | reception Fri 15 Sep, 6-9pm:
Nothing is Newer than Tradition. Craft Ontario presents this exhibition as part of the Canadian Craft Biennial at the Art Gallery of Burlington. How craft materials, tools and processes are creatively reiterated through the hands of a new generation of makers is explored ... more
Nothing is Newer than Tradition.
Craft Ontario presents this exhibition as part of the Canadian Craft Biennial at the Art Gallery of Burlington. How craft materials, tools and processes are creatively reiterated through the hands of a new generation of makers is explored.
Sep 9-Oct 29, 2017 | reception Fri 15 Sep, 6-9pm:
Descartes Error 2. Dutch ceramist Anton Reijnders presents his new work in a solo exhibition as part of the inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial ... more
Descartes Error 2.
Dutch ceramist Anton Reijnders presents his new work in a solo exhibition as part of the inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial.
Sep 15 & 16, 2017:
Canadian Craft Biennial Symposium registration now open! Eleven sessions covering a variety of themes and approaches will be presented by 44 scholars and makers from around the world. Register online: http://canadiancraftbiennial.ca/symposium/about/... more
Canadian Craft Biennial Symposium registration now open! Eleven sessions covering a variety of themes and approaches will be presented by 44 scholars and makers from around the world. Register online: http://canadiancraftbiennial.ca/symposium/about/
COMMUNITY EVENTS ... more
COMMUNITY EVENTS –
Jul 7-Aug 2, 2017 | reception Sun 9 Jul, 2-4pm:
Glasswynd by Agog. Members of the Artistic Group of Glass – John Highley, Siobhan Lynch, John Martin, Teresa Seaton, Joe Speck and John Storey – create their own vision and interpretation of how they see wind and air through their medium of glass art ... more
Glasswynd by Agog. Members of the Artistic Group of Glass – John Highley, Siobhan Lynch, John Martin, Teresa Seaton, Joe Speck and John Storey – create their own vision and interpretation of how they see wind and air through their medium of glass art.
Sundays 1-4pm:
Open Studio. Join us for a FREE drop-in open studio of family art activities in the GWD Foundation for Kids' Creative Hub at the Art Gallery of Burlington. All are welcome ... more
Open Studio. Join us for a FREE drop-in open studio of family art activities in the GWD Foundation for Kids' Creative Hub at the Art Gallery of Burlington. All are welcome!
Art Etc Gallery Shop – specializing in fine art and craft from across Canada, and art rental. Visit www.artgalleryofburlington.com/ArtEtc or call 905 632 7796 x301 for more information ... more
Art Etc Gallery Shop – specializing in fine art and craft from across Canada, and art rental. Visit www.artgalleryofburlington.com/ArtEtc or call 905 632 7796 x301 for more information.
(See also Community Courses – click here) ... more
(See also Community Courses – click here).