Art Gallery of Burlington begin their 40th anniversary year while Handweavers and Spinners begin their sixtieth.

eventsred 100x100By Staff

May 30th, 2018



For 40 years, the Art Gallery of Burlington has been welcoming and hosting creative thinkers and artists in the Burlington community. The month of June marks the start of the AGB’s 40th anniversary year. They are going to start with a New Exhibit Opening Reception on Friday, June 1

The Burlington community is invited to the gallery from 6 to 9 pm to celebrate the opening of five new exhibitions:

Levee - McMahon at loom - I did that

Burlington MPP Eleanor McMahon at an Art Gallery of Burlington loom. The Handweavers & Spinners Guild is celebrating their 60th anniversary.

Dialogue: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the AGB, 35th anniversary of the AGB’s Permanent Collection, and the 60th anniversary of the Burlington Handweavers & Spinners Guild

Karla R - ceramics AGB

Karla Rivera’s ceramic – Always Between the Fine Line, 2017.

AGB Ceramics Residency: Karla Rivera,

The Koyanagi Family Donation,

Pacific Overtures; Drawn from the Permanent Collection at the AGB, this exhibition looks at the effect that Japanese ceramics has had on Canadian ceramics.

My Eyes are on You – Joon Hee Kim uses Baroque-inspired decoration into her work, resulting in a contrasting presentation of the traditional and modern. Familiar shapes are altered with the incorporation of personal and cultural visual narratives on human relationships, emotions, and behaviours.

On Sunday, the 3rd there will be a 40th Anniversary Community BBQ.

The afternoon will include free art activities and demonstrations, a tasty barbecue lunch, and a used art book sale held in support of the AGB Permanent Collection.

Doors open at 11 AM. All are welcome, and admission is free.

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