We hope you will join us for a series of special events surrounding the exhibition and artists!

Catalogue Launch and Artists’ Talk

June 9, from 2-4pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

Join the artists and curators for a discussion surrounding the works and exhibition themes as we launch the catalogue for Glimmers of the Radiant Real.

The full colour catalogue will include essays from curators Ruth Jones and Sam Mogelonsky, as well as guest contributor Vanessa Nicholas.

The gallery is barrier-free.

Coming from Toronto? A free bus will leave from Mercer Union at 1pm and return to Mercer Union at 5pm following the event. Seating still available for walk-on’s!

Note: Mercer Union is located at 1286 Bloor St W, a short walk from Lansdowne Subway Station.

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The Art of Gold: A Workshop with Cole Swanson

June 10, from 12-3pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

This workshop is taught by exhibiting artist, Cole Swanson. He will introduce you to the historical process of gilding using gold leaf.

With both traditional materials and fresh techniques, you will make swanky metal gold leaf designs based on insect patterns and motifs. All materials included, no drawing skills required. $45 Members | $55 Non-Members. 16+. Register today!

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Image: Cole Swanson, Monument (detail), dragonfly, gold leaf, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

OPG Second Sundays: Shiny not Grimy

June 10, from 1-3pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

An event for family fun! Get unplugged and join the RMG on a Sunday for unique experiences sparking conversations themed to our exhibitions; your child’s beautiful fine art activities will be on your fridge for a while!

This month the art is going to sparkle! Create dazzling collages using the exhibition Glimmers of the Radiant Real for inspiration.

OPG Second Sundays are made possible with the support of Ontario Power Generation.

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