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Guelph, Canada

January 2016

Art Gallery of Guelph Winter Opening Reception

Thursday, January 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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Join the Art Gallery of Guelph for a free wine and cheese reception in celebration of the opening of four new exhibitions: - Cole Swanson: Out of the Strong, Something Sweet - Young & Giroux: Berlin 2013/1983 - Stu Oxley: Distant Grounds - Artists at Riverside Studio

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September 2016

AGG Exhibition Opening Reception

Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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The Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) presents three exhibitions: Mondes bricolés (Aug. 23 to Oct. 30); Blood, Sweat and Tears (Sept. 15 to Dec. 18); and Greg Denton: Hours (Sept. 15 to Dec. 18). The opening reception will take place Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at AGG. Location: Art Gallery of Guelph

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August 2017

Conversation with Matthew Moore

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Matthew Moore is a multimedia artist, fourth-generation farmer and food activist based in Phoenix, Arizona. Encompassing video, installation, public art, and architecture, his community-engaged practice addresses issues related to land, agriculture and sustainability.

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November 2017

Opportunity Knocks: Visual Art and Music – Finding and Responding to Creative Opportunities

Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Guelph Arts Council is pleased to collaborate with the Art Gallery of Guelph and the University of Guelph’s School of Fine Art and Music in presenting Opportunity Knocks: Visual Arts & Music, an evening of conversation with experienced arts managers and artists that will help visual artists and musicians put their best foot forward in finding and responding to creative opportunities. Artists of all ages and experience levels are welcome. The three-hour session begins at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9,…

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March 2018

Guelph Talks Research – Food: From guts to nutrition to marketing health

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

One Topic, Three Takes - Food: From guts to nutrition to marketing health Join us as we bring apples and oranges together. The University of Guelph is one of Canada’s top comprehensive research-intensive universities and scholarly excellence is at the core of our mission. We celebrate this excellence with University Research Awards which span all of our colleges. Learn more about what our faculty awardees are doing. Guelph Talks Research is a lecture series that brings together these faculty to…

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April 2018

Artistic Practice in the Field: A Conversation with Matthew Moore

Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Artist Matthew Moore speaks to his new project in Phoenix, Arizona – The Farm at Los Olivos. The Farm transforms a four-acre plot in downtown Phoenix into a working farm, education centre and farm-to-table restaurant with the goal of reconnecting residents with the region’s agrarian roots. Free event.

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June 2018

Art Gallery of Guelph Book Launch and Reception

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

  Join the Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) for a reception marking the launch of a new publication, Furniture, featuring the work of Toronto-based artist Gord Peteran. The launch and reception will take place at the AGG at 7 p.m. Refreshments will served. Books will be available for purchase.

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July 2018

Art Gallery of Guelph’s Picnic in the Park

Sunday, July 29, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Families are invited to the AGG's Sculpture Park for an afternoon of free art-making, games, and fun inspired by the season. Craft stations, games, ice cream, PokéStop lures and more! Pack a picnic lunch and blanket, and dress for mess. Complimentary ice cream courtesy of the Ontario Agricultural College’s Department of Food Science.

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September 2018

Art Gallery of Guelph: Fall Season Launch

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

  Join the Art Gallery of Guelph in celebrating the opening of three new exhibitions on September 13 at 7 p.m. Refreshments and cash bar available. All are welcome. Free admission.

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October 2018

Why India Matters with High Commissioner and Author Mr. Vikras Swarup

Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

The Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development invites you to "Why India Matters," an interactive session with Mr. Vikras Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada. In a careers spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Swarup has served in diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, London, Pretoria and Osaka-Kobe. After serving as Joint Secretary United Nations (Political), he was appointed the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs in April 2015 in which capacity he…

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November 2018

Celebrating 20 years of the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being 

Thursday, November 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Join us as we celebrate the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being's 20th anniversary and relaunch the Centre with a new strategic direction and vision for the future. We will gather to reconnect and share exciting plans for the Centre's future, and honour and celebrate 20 years of research and impact. This is an accessible, family friendly, non-alcohol event with activities for all ages. Event details 4 - 4:50 p.m.: Doors open, music, explore activities and programs 4:50 - 5:30 p.m.: Drum Circle, welcome, and remarks…

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January 2019

AGG Artist Talk and Winter Exhibition Opening Reception

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Join us for an artist talk with Janet Werner at 6 p.m. followed by a reception to mark the opening of the Art Gallery of Guelph's Winter Exhibition Season at 7 p.m. Janet Werner: What Time Is It, Mr. Wolf? Lisa Hirmer: We Are Weather The Curse of Geography Free admission, refreshments and cash bar available.

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March 2019

We Are Weather Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Join us for a panel discussion featuring artist Lisa Hirmer in conversation with: Madhur Anand - poet and ecologist Elwood Jimmy - writer, facilitator and gardener In response to the AGG's exhibition We Are Weather, panelists will discuss human relationships with weather.

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April 2019

William Winegard Tribute Service

Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

On April 6, the University of Guelph will hold a tribute service in memory of former president William Winegard, who passed away Jan. 31. Service at War Memorial Hall starting at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at Art Gallery of Guelph. Visit the Tribute Service website to RSVP for the service or register to watch the livestream. Do you have a memory of Bill Winegard that you want to share? Post a comment on the University’s Facebook page.

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May 2019

AGG Summer Season Launch

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Guelph: The Drive Jagdeep Raina: Chase Refreshments and cash bar available. Admission is free. All are welcome.

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July 2019

Art Gallery of Guelph: Picnic in the Park

Saturday, July 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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Picnic and play the AGG way! Families are invited to the Donald Forster Sculpture Park at the Art Gallery of Guelph for crafts, games and fun in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Sculpture Park. Pack a picnic lunch and dress for mess. Free ice cream generously provided by the Department of Food Science, University of Guelph.

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Stories from the Shield: Visual Storytelling with Bonnie Devine

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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Join the Art Gallery of Guelph for a talk with Anishinaabe/Ojibwa artist Bonnie Devine as she explores the connection between art, activism and storytelling. Inspired by her bookwork Book of Transformation, on view in the AGG’s exhibition "The Drive", Devine will address the connections between oral traditions and visual narratives of the Anishinaabe and how these play a critical role in relationships with the land. Part of her larger project "Stories from the Shield," this work addresses the devastating effect…

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August 2019

Art Crunch: Tour at the Art Gallery of Guelph

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Wellness@Work invites you to join us for “3 sets of 10” – three 10-minute guided tours at the Art Gallery of Guelph. The tour starts at 12:15 p.m. and will highlight current exhibitions The Drive and Jagdeep Raina: Chase as well as the Sculpture Park. Comfortable walking shoes, a water bottle and a camera are recommended. Register today!

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Closing Party for ‘The Drive’: Curators’ Tour and Reception

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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Celebrate the final weekend of the Art Gallery of Guelph's exhibition The Drive. Take part in a reception and tour with curators Shauna McCabe, Executive Director (Art Gallery of Guelph) and Brian Meehan, Executive Director (Museum London) and former Director (Tom Thomson Art Gallery). Featuring works by Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven from the AGG's permanent collections as well as work by contemporary Indigenous and Canadian artists, the exhibition will travel to the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Confederation…

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January 2020

Black History Month: Sandra Brewster’s ‘Token|Contemporary Ongoing’ Exhibit

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

On display at the Art Gallery of Guelph and highlighted during Black History Month, Token | Contemporary Ongoing is an exhibit conceived by Sandra Brewster as artist-in-residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Focusing on the belongings of acquaintances and friends from Toronto’s Caribbean diaspora, physical objects are combined with representations of these tokens rendered in the form of large-scale photographs, photo transfers and audio recordings of personal descriptions by their owners. The exhibit runs Jan. 22 to Apr. 12.…

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Art Gallery of Guelph Winter Season Launch

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Celebrate the opening of six new exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Guelph on Jan. 22 at 7 pm! Free admission. Artists in attendance. Refreshments and cash bar available.

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February 2020

Black History Month: Artist Talk with Sandra Brewster

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

During Black History Month, join us as Sandra Brewster conducts a walkthrough of her exhibit Token | Contemporary Ongoing, touching on themes of migration, representation and diaspora that emerge both in her Art Gallery of Guelph exhibit and her overall practice. See more Black History Month events supported by U of G.

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– CANCELLED – Rupture and Repair: A Conversation with Maria Hupfield and Prof. Kim Anderson (Art Gallery of Guelph)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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- CANCELLED - Using her work KA-POW! as a starting point for discussion, artist Maria Hupfield will be joined by Kim Anderson, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships at the University of Guelph, to explore how the piece serves as a platform that ignites discussion about the natural world, Indigenous feminisms, art and politics. KA-POW! is featured in the exhibition 'Maria Hupfield: Rupture' on view until April 12, 2020. Recently appointed professor of Indigenous Media Arts and Performance with a…

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March 2020

Artist Talk with Carmela Laganse (Art Gallery of Guelph)

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada
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Carmela Laganse will discuss how many seemingly innocuous everyday objects are entangled in histories of colonization and violence. Touching on the differences between objects in representation and objects in use, the artist will explore how the incorporation of three-dimensional forms in her practice asserts that objects have an agency that impacts our engagement with them. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Talk begins at 7 p.m. Carmela Laganse: Spread is on view at the Art Gallery of Guelph until April 12,…

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