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Deadline to Apply: November 3, 2020  The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance and welcomes on average more than 110,000 visitors annually. The McMichael’s permanent collection consists of over 6,500 artworks by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and...

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This page contains a listing of employment opportunities of interest to OAAG members. The information is updated daily. For more information about posted positions, please contact the host institution. If you would like to submit a posting to Jobline, please email the details of the position to members@oaag.org in...

Provincial Update: Ontario Supporting Local Festivals and Events

Ontario is investing $9 million through the new Reconnect Festival and Event Program to support municipalities and event organizers during COVID-19. This funding will be used to maintain public safety requirements and allow people to reconnect with their communities through online, drive-through and other innovative experiences.Funding may be used for...

Provincial Update: Government of Canada supports tourism in Prince Edward County

Parliamentary Secretary Kate Young announces $500,000 to strengthen the tourism sector in Prince Edward County and help the industry maintain jobs. With this support, Prince Edward County, in partnership with the local Chamber of Commerce, will provide non-repayable contributions of up to $20,000 to local tourism-oriented businesses. The funds...

2020 OAAG/AOGA Awards Nomination Package

The Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) has proudly celebrated excellence in Ontario’s public art galleries through the annual OAAG/AOGA Awards, a keystone event in our cultural calendar.  By now, planning for the 2020 awards season should be well underway; however, the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a few changes....

OAAG E.D., Zainub Verjee, in the National Post

An excerpt: In the world of Canadian art galleries, the pandemic brought financial havoc, personal stress and organizational chaos. Exhibits years in the making closed suddenly or never opened. Travelling shows were put off or cancelled. For months, in most parts of the country, patrons couldn’t come inside. Ontario...

OAAG/AOGA JOB OPENING: Communications/Public Relations and Special Projects Assistant (YCW-BCH)

ONE POSITION: Communications/Public Relations and Special Projects Assistant (27.5 weeks contract) CONTRACT: September 14, 2020 – March 31, 2021, 9.30 am-4.30 pm, Monday to Friday (27.5 weeks for 30 hours per week) COMPENSATION: $17/hour APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 4, 2020LOCATION: Remote due to COVID-19 until OAAG deems it safe to return to officeOntario Association...