Art Gallery

Changing exhibitions currently on display in the Art Gallery include:

George Paginton: Painting a Nation

On now until Feb. 9, 2020
Art Gallery
View of a landscape with hills

Connect with beautiful landscape paintings by George Paginton that capture scenes in the Region of Peel and from across Canada. Created in the tradition of the world-famous Group of Seven Painters, this exhibition reveals his passion for the Canadian landscape and use of expressive brush strokes.

Découvrez les magnifiques peintures de George Paginton qui décrivent des paysages de la région de Peel et d'ailleurs au Canada. Conçue dans la tradition du célèbre Groupe des Sept, cette exposition témoigne de la passion de Paginton pour les paysages canadiens et sa maîtrise d'une touche expressive.

Artwork Credit: George Paginton, Canadian (1901-1988) , Caledon, Ontario, 1940, Oil on canvas board | huile sur carton entoilé,  21.75 x 27 cm , ©Collection of Tony Paginton and Roswita Busskamp , 2018
Supported by:

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The Sakhis of Guru Nanak: The Life & Legacy of the Founder of the Sikh Faith

The Sakhis of Guru Nanak
Opening on Nov. 17, 2019
Art Gallery
Guest curated by B.S. Marwah

Guru with a border
November 12 marks the 550th celebration of the birth of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak. This exhibition traces his life and legacy through Janamasakhis (manuscripts), Sakhis (painted stories), photographs and narrative textiles including Phulkaris (embroidery) and Rumalas (sacred cloth).
  • Open-House: Sunday, November, 17, 1 - 7 p.m.
  • Exhibition Reception: Sunday, December 1, 2019 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Lecture - Davinder Toor, UK - The Odyssey of Nanak: January, 12, 2 p.m.
  • Curator Talk - Insights into Sikh Art: January 19, 2 p.m.
Free admission from Nov. 17 - Jan. 19, 2020 is sponsored by the Friends of Sikh Studies

Artwork credit: Unknown Artist Guru with a border, n.d. 43 x 35 cm Private collection