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AGP What's Happening | May E-News

Check out what's happening at the gallery this month in our e-newsletter: 
Tim Whiten
Elemental: Earthen

Curated by Chiedza Pasipanodya
January 21 - May 21, 2023

The iron that makes our blood red was made in the final moments before a star died. For all of us, then, our very lifeblood began with a spectacular death in a solar system.― Ziya Tong, The Reality Bubble

This is the final month to visit Tim Whiten's survey exhibition at the Art Gallery of Peterborough. 

Photo by Toni Hafkenshed

Works from the Permanent Collection

November 12, 2022 - May 21, 2023*

“I’ve been feeling a little blue — just a pale, elusive azure. It isn’t serious enough for anything darker.”  – L. M. Montgomery
*extended until May 21!

EXHIBITIONS | Special Project: Coming Soon

Tea with the Queens

Stay tuned for a fun-filled month of June events as we share the late David Bierk's “Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II” for the first time in its new home at the AGP. The Art Gallery of Peterborough acquired the painting for the Permanent Collection earlier this year. This temporary exhibition will host a series of related special events. More to come on this exciting exhibition soon, including ticket information!

Visit the Gallery Shop
The AGP Gallery Shop is your destination for the work of Peterborough's talented artists and makers. We refresh work on a regular basis, so there is always something new to discover. Find something special for someone special, and feel good knowing that every purchase supports gallery programs as well as local artists and makers.
NEWS| Rue Pigalle at the AGP
The Art Gallery of Peterborough is on the itinerary of Rue Pigalle's day trip: Peterborough's Hidden Ceramic Studios & Art Galleries! 

Visit the event page on Rue Pigalle's website to learn more and register for May 13, 2023.
PROGRAMMING | Camps & Activities
Summer Art Camp

We offer weekly afternoon camps that explore a variety of media and techniques, from painting and drawing to sculpture and stop-motion animation, and everything in between. Most of our camps have filled up! But there is still room for registration in the following Summer Art Camps:

Printmaking (August 8-11) – Register for “Printmaking”
Afternoons, Tuesday to Friday – 1 to 4pm
Suitable for ages 8 to 12

Stop-motion Animation (August 21-25) – Register for “Stop-motion Animation”

Afternoons, Monday to Friday – 1 to 4pm
Suitable for ages 8 to 12

Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club returns! Join us each month for this exploration-based studio program. Our instructors will lead activities designed to support and develop your child’s artistic interests and talents, while taking inspiration from our current exhibitions.

Saturday Afternoons, 1 – 4 pm
Suitable for Ages 7 to 12
APPLICATION | Youth Volunteer Program
Volunteer with our Summer Art Camp!

If you are looking to try working in education and the arts, then become a Youth Volunteer in our Summer Art Camps! You’ll gain leadership experience in a creative and fun environment, make new friends and some art, too, Most importantly, you’ll be supporting the arts and arts education in our community.

We are currently accepting applications for July and August camps: check out our website for more information on all current volunteer opportunities and how to apply.

NEWS| Save the Date: KAST 2023
SAVE THE DATE: The Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour returns for its 39th year on September 23 & 24, 2023! We're thrilled to announce the participating artists of KAST 2023. Visit the KAST Website to view the full list and mark your calendars for September.
NEWS| It's All About ART returns to in-person!
It's All About ART Fundraising Auction

Presented by LLF Lawyers 

SAVE THE DATE: We are pleased to announce that It’s All About ART will be returning to an in-person event! After three years of successfully hosting the Art Gallery of Peterborough’s fundraising art auction online, this year we’ll be gathering in-person at The Venue, 286 George St. N., on October 28, 2023.
Gallery Hours

Regular Hours
Wednesday to Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm.

Holiday Hours (Victoria Day Long Weekend)

Friday, May 19: 11 am - 5 pm
Saturday, May 20: 11 am - 5 pm
Sunday, May 21: 11 am - 5 pm
Monday, May 22: CLOSED

Admission is free, but donations in support of AGP Programs are always appreciated. 
Support the Art Gallery of Peterborough by purchasing a membership! Your membership helps keeps our admission free and our programs affordable, ensuring everyone in our community has access to art. Members enjoy specialized perks at all levels, including discounts on programs.
About the Art Gallery of Peterborough

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is a non-profit public gallery dedicated to exhibiting and collecting visual works of art. We present contemporary visual art by artists from the immediate area, region and nation. Exhibitions are supported by artist talks and panels, workshops for all ages, and publications.
The Art Gallery of Peterborough respectfully acknowledges that it is located on the treaty and traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabeg and offers its gratitude to the First Peoples for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations. May those teachings be honoured.
The Art Gallery of Peterborough gratefully acknowledges the support of the following organizations:
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