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Celebrating the Arts in Rural Ontario

 

We present a new exhibition of talented artists each month.

Our workshops are open to the public to advance their artistic skills.

Come visit our Gallery shop; something for everyone and all made by local artists and artisans.

Shows in 2021

Closed February and March 2021 fir renovations

 

 

April 7 - May 1, Shannon Taylor – Remembered, Imagined: mixed media

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Co-Sponsors:  Micheline Leveque and Gertrud  Sorensen 

 

May 5 - 29, Underneath: Juried Theme Show

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Camp Ponacka

 

June 2 – 26, Melinda Shank-Miles - Fragile: paintings

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Co-Sponsor: Wilson Timber Mart and TBA

 

June 30 – July 31, Ketha Newmantitle to be announced: paintings

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Parkview Dental

 

August 4 – 28, Connie van Rijn – In the Shadows: paintings

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, August 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Co-Sponsors:  Susan Latremoille and TBA

 

September 1 – 25, Ken Balmer - Balance  paintings

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, September 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Bancroft Eye Care

 

September 29 – October 30: Andrew Ooi – Without Interrupting the System: paper assemblages

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: REVA Realty

 

November 3 – 27, Chas Burke – Title to be announced: painting

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Pat Cooke in Memory of Paul D. Cooke

 

December 1 - 24, 2020, 39th Invitational Juried Exhibition

Opening Reception, if acceptable to COVID regulations: Friday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Boyer Chevrolet Buick GMC Bancroft

Art Gallery of Bancroft

The Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) is a public art gallery in the town of Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  The AGB boasts a permanent collection including a large collection of Oscar Schlienger's work. The AGB Gallery Shop displays work from the area's artists and artisans and exhibitions from local art and craft associations. 

Operated by  volunteers and financed by fundraising, the AGB mounts 10 exhibitions per year focusing on local  artists.  Every month the Gallery presents new shows, which include the annual "Invitation - Juried Exhibition".  Exhibition proposals are accepted for the Dec 21 and June 21 deadlines.

In encouraging public participation in the visual arts, the Gallery runs a slate of workshops (mostly one-day sessions) throughout the year with talented instructors teaching skills in a variety of artistic media. 

New members are always welcome!

 

COVID-19 Notice

Although the lockdown for our area has been lifted, the Art Gallery is closed for a major renovation of the Gift Shop area.  The Gallery will re-open Tuesday, April 6, 2021

 

Current Show

There is no current  exhibition on during the months of February and March.  The next exhibition will feature the mixed media art of Shannon Taylor in her exhibition titled "Remembered, Imagined".  See more information about her show by following this link.

 

News!

 Art Gallery is Recipient of Local Initiatives Program (LIP) Grant

The Art Gallery was fortunate to receive a Local Initiatives Program grant of $10,000 from Community Futures.  This grant will be used to update and improve display areas in the Gallery Shop, re-brand and promote the Gallery and Gallery Shop, and hire a consultant to help us enter the world of on-line marketing.  We are fortunate to have the guidance of two Loyalist College Marketing program students, Karen Stille and Aleisha Bogart to help us with the re-branding and marketing efforts of the LIP grant.  

 

 

We have a new email address!

Please take a moment to update your address book with our new email address:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  We found we had to switch internet providers to be able to reach all of our membership list at one time.

 

Call for Monthly Exhibitions, 2021

Artist wishing to be considered for the featured monthly exhibitions in 2021 are welcome to submit their application package, which can be found by following this link.

 

The Gallery Shop - A New Name is Coming!

    

The Gallery Shop will re-open in April with a new look and moniker! New stock will be on display in the completely new displays.  Be sure to come in and check it out!

 

The Gallery Shop of the AGB offers for sale the unique creations of many talented local and regional artists.  In addition to a collection of original paintings in a variety of media on display in the Gallery Shop, visitors are invited to peruse a wide variety of creations in ceramics, textiles and wood, jewelry, art books, art cards, stained glass, and so much more.  There are imaginative gift ideas in a variety of prices for all occasions like birthdays, weddings, Mother’s Day, hosting presents and Canadiana gifts for family and friends abroad. 

With a visit to the Gallery Shop, finding something special for the hard-to-buy-for person is almost a certainty.  The display of artistic creations changes regularly, so there is always something new to admire. 

 

 

Are you a local or regional artist/artisan who would like to have your work displayed for sale in the Gallery Shop?  The Gallery Shop is run on a consignment basis, with the Gallery retaining 35% of the retail price on any sales.  All work submitted for consideration will be reviewed by a committee with the intent of determining the suitability and saleability of the work. Note that it is AGB policy that you must be a current member of the Art Gallery of Bancroft to have your work displayed in the Gallery Shop.  To learn more of the procedures and requirements for consigning your work to the Gallery Shop, please follow this link.

 

Workshops

We regret that no workshops will be offered for the remainder of the year due to the COVID-19 virus.

 

 

 

 

Contact Details

Art Gallery of Bancroft
10 Flint Avenue
P.O. Box 398
Bancroft, Ontario
K0L 1C0

Phone: (613) 332-1542
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