The Varley Art Gallery of Markham


The Varley Art Gallery of Markham
216 Main Street (in historic Unionville), Markham ON L3R 2H1
hours: Tues, Wed, Fri & Sun 11-4; Thur 11-8; Sat 10-5. Closed Dec 25, 26, Jan 1 and Good Friday.
admission: FREE.
T: 905 477 7000 x3261
[email protected]
www.varleygallery.ca

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TAG: Canadian, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, Historical, Mixed Media / Collage, Modern, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Photography / Lens-based, Printmaking (woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, etc.), Public Galleries / Museums, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, York Regional Municipality

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Feb 9-Apr 21, 2019 | Winter exhibitions opening reception Fri 8 Feb, 7-10pm:

Chris Kline and Yam Lau: Weave. Weave is an exhibition that reflects precise involvement in the fields of force of ... more


Jan 19-Apr 7, 2019 | Winter exhibitions opening reception Fri 8 Feb, 7-10pm:

Moving through darkness into the clearing. On view in our Collections Gallery, contemporary works by Greg Staats, Kanien'kehá:ka ... more


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Apr 13-Jun 23, 2019 | opening reception Sun 14 Apr, 2-4pm:

Our Children: Reflections of Childhood in Historical Canadian Art. Curated by Anik Glaude and Charlotte Gagnier. From staged commissioned portraits to lighthearted scenes of leisure, this exhibition explores the portrayal of children by ... more


May 4-Sep 2, 2019 | Spring / summer exhibitions opening night Fri 10 May:

Nava Waxman: Choreographed Marks. Curated by Anik Glaude. Markham-based artist Nava Waxman presents a series of photographic works exploring the performative aspect of painting. She is interested in the potential of moveme ... more


May 4-Sep 2, 2019 | Spring / summer exhibitions opening night Fri 10 May:

Sara Niroobakhsh: Zaghareet. Curated by Mahmoud Obaidi. The Zaghareet is a piercing cry. When presented through multiple voices, this ululation recalls the pagan worship of hidden gods that never left our plane, but lie just bene ... more


PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Sun 14 Apr 2019, 1-2pm:

Gallery Walk & Talk. Join Ian Thom, noted art historian, for an insightful gallery talk, presented in relation to our new exhibition Our Children: Reflections of Childhood in Historical Canadian Art. Seats are l ... more


The Varley Art Gallery is open late Thursdays, until 8pm.


Sun 14 Apr 2019, 2-4pm:

Join us to celebrate the opening of Our Children: Reflections of Childhood in Historical Canadian Art, with remarks, light refreshments and engaging gallery talks. FREE with registration. RSVP today at varleyartgallery.eventbrite.ca.


Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm, Apr 17 & May 15, 2019:

Lunch and Learn. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, the Gallery presents Lunch and Learn. Apr 17: TBA. May 15: TBA. These informal artist talks provide our community members with the opportunity to learn about current and f ... more


Wed 17 Apr 2019, 6:30-9pm:

Vintages at the Varley: New World Wines. 19+ event. $75 / ticket. Join us for Vintages at the Varley and experience 16 wonderful wines from Canada, the USA, and South America. Tickets on sale now! vintagesatthevarley.eventbrite.ca.


Fri 10 May 2019:

Spring / summer exhibitions opening night. An evening to celebrate the launch of our summer exhibitions, Nava Waxman: Choreographed Marks and Sara Niroobakhsh: Zaghareet, with remarks, light ref ... more


(See Community Courses for info on Easter Egg-citement Apr 7 – http://bit.ly/2D5qBE0).