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

Exhibition Opening

October 13, from 2-4pm
The Art Gallery of Peterborough

Join the artists and curators as we celebrate the launch of Glimmers of the Radiant Real in Peterborough.

The gallery is barrier-free.

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Round Table Discussion

November 17, from 2-4pm
The Art Gallery of Peterborough

Art historian Vanessa Nicholas will speak in a conversation with special guests, moderated by Ruth Jones and Sam Mogelonsky, on the themes surrounding the exhibition.

The gallery is barrier-free.

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Exhibition Opening During RMG Fridays

June 1, from 7-10pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition during RMG Fridays: Pride. On the first Friday of the month, join the RMG in celebrating local talent. The gallery buzzes with live musical performances, interactive art experiences, open gallery spaces, social mingling and more. Suitable for music lovers, youth, families, date nights, and culture-vultures.

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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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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