Exhibitions

The AGN presents intellectually stimulating exhibitions that spark conversations, inspire creativity and enlighten the minds of all-ages. The AGN is committed to nurturing and promoting Canadian artists, and we strive to exhibit works that advance critical enquiry and community connection to contemporary visual arts.

Current Exhibitions

January 14

to March 25

Oli Goldsmith’s performative and expository artworks, brings to us all, as audience, worlds as playful, transitory and evocative as the images, words and phrases in them.

November 19

to February 25

This exhibition uses eleven works from the Permanent Collection to assess the relationship between humans and birds.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

November 19, 2022

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January 7, 2023

The AGN invited emerging and established artists living and working in Ontario to submit to its 44th Juried Exhibition offering artists exposure to the Northumberland County community.

September 13, 2022

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October 15, 2022

The exhibit consists of an 8 x 12ft mural painted on-site, an Augmented Reality project expanding on the mural, and three additional paintings on canvas.

July 9, 2022

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September 4, 2022

A gifted musician and talented artist, come and explore Michael Kuczer’s commitment to abstract art with a fluid influence relayed through his musical background.

May 2, 2022

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July 3, 2022

Elayne Windsor, uses walking as a purposeful part of the concept and process of her work.

March 5, 2022

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September 4, 2022

POSE is a skill-building exhibition, designed to contextualize the nude portraits and sketches from the AGN’s Collection within the wider history of the genre.

February 1, 2022

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October 9, 2022

Exhibiting paintings, drawing and photographs presenting the intimate physical sensations evoked by the boundary setting protocols of the pandemic.

February 1, 2022

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April 23, 2022

Follow a trail of figurines and puppets through an otherworldly carnival installation with Kelly Kirkahm’s exhibition.

November 13, 2021

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February 26, 2022

Tension | Selections from the Permanent Collection features 6 sculptural works from the Art Gallery of Northumberland’s Permanent Collection.

November 13, 2021

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January 4, 2022

Our 43rd Juried Exhibition welcomed 150 works in a variety of mediums, big and small from our community and beyond.

August 31, 2021

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October 30, 2021

This exhibition features 79 artworks from 39 Canadian artists, as a gift to the AGN and to the public.

April 5, 2021

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August 27, 2021

Artist Amy Shackleton and graphic designer/animator Julian Brown are taking over the Permanent Collection Gallery with their collaborative exhibition, Playing with Fire and Ice.

January 9, 2021

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August 21, 2021

The suspension and tension of two-dimensional forms exist quite comfortably in Leszek Wyczolkowski’s series of paintings and prints.

October 27, 2020

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December 7, 2020

This fall we celebrate our 42nd Juried Exhibition offering participating artists both exposure to the Northumberland County community.

March 7, 2020

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September 3, 2020

The Art Gallery of Northumberland (AGN) celebrates 60 years in 2020. We are honouring this milestone with an exhibition featuring some unseen collection treasures, familiar classics and predictable favourites.

January 11, 2020

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February 29, 2020

About Face explores the role of drawing in portraiture, focusing in particular on the relationship between artist and sitter.

January 11, 2020

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March 5, 2020

Inspired by the landscapes of eastern Ontario and the traces of its earlier agricultural settlement, Felicity Somerset and Peter Large have created a collection of drawings and photographs.

November 2, 2019

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January 5, 2020

 The large installation is comprised of thousands of these pieces installed by single threads hanging from the gallery ceiling creating a field of flowers and a field of colour.

October 3, 2019

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January 5, 2020

New Acquisitions presents eight works of art recently donated to the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Northumberland.

September 21, 2019

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October 13, 2019

This fall we celebrate our 41st Juried Exhibition offering participating artists both exposure to the Northumberland County community, as well as an opportunity to meet fellow artists, encourage activity in the visual arts and most importantly support artists.

June 30, 2019

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September 29, 2019

Victor Vasarely’s artistic oeuvre spans more than six decades. Born in 1906, a Hungarian-born Frenchman, the founder of Op Art is one of the great artists of the twentieth century.

March 23, 2019

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May 5, 2019

Over the past seven years, Niezen has created a series of paintings that pay a testament to the vibrancy of the city at night: traffic lights, shop windows, and neon signs are reflected and enhanced on rainy streets.

November 15, 2018

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January 13, 2019

Daemon & Saudade explores emotion, grief, loss and preservation through a series of photographic prints and sculptural garments paired to reveal both the beauty and pain of emotion.

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