Category: Webinars & Programs

BOARDS, ACQUISITION COMMITTEES, AND YOUR COLLECTION

On May 12th, 2021, Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries hosted a workshop on Boards, Acquisitions Committees, and Your Collections. The focus of this workshop was to help build more board literacy and open up the communication pathways between board members and staff. Ultimately giving participants tools, skills, and strategies...

Pointing to the Art World’s Possibilities: A Speculative Future – Sharona Adamowicz-Clements & Michelle Gewurtz, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

This project, led by Galeries Ontario/Ontario Galleries in partnership with Akimbo, asked the curators of eight public museums and art galleries to speculate about their future through an access driven, anti-racist and anti-colonial lens. We proposed three initial questions and gathered the responses in text and video. Click on...

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND YOUR COLLECTION

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND YOUR COLLECTION On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, GOG hosted the workshop Public Engagement and Your Collection. As museums and galleries are becoming cultural hubs, they must work to attract new audiences. Public programming is becoming an increasingly important part of engagement and audience development. This workshop will...

Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries Presents: Collections and Accessibility Workshop

On January 28, 2021, Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries hosted the workshop Collections and Accessibility. We were thrilled that we could present our innovative and incomparable professional development workshop to your screens, where you can learn safely from home! Collections and Accessibility The relationship between art and disability has...

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

COMPLETED WORKSHOPS: COLLECTIONS AND ACCESSIBILITY – Thursday January 28th, 2021 (Finished) HOW GALLERIES CAN STRENGTHEN COLLECTIONS – Thursday, March 11th, 2021 (Finished) PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND YOUR COLLECTION – Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 (Finished) UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:  BOARDS, ACQUISITION COMMITTEES, AND YOUR COLLECTION A Board of Directors governs most art galleries...

The Executive Director of OAAG was part of the Art Gallery of Northumberland 2020 Spotlight Special – watch it here

Spotlight Special meets you in your home thanks to production support provided by Northumberland Makers and Splash Productions. This special 30-minute presentation will feature AGN’s executive director, Olinda Casimiro in conversation with community leader Lynda Kay, executive director of the Ontario Association of Art Galleries, Zainub Verjee, discussing the public...

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE 2020 OAAG AWARDS

On behalf of the Ontario Association of Art Galleries / Association Ontarienne des Galeries d’Art, (OAAG/AOGA) we cordially invite you to the 43rd annual OAAG Awards and to celebrate OAAG/AOGA as it marks its 50th year as an arts service organization. This year’s OAAG Awards will be a little...

Upcoming Program: Curator Conversations

CURATOR CONVERSATIONS:“INSTITUTIONS – REMNANTS, REBORN, RESETTLED” An Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG / AOGA) special event presented in partnership with the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) Tuesday, October 27 at 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET The event was filled with networking and conversation on contemporary curatorial...

WEBINAR RECORDING: Scenario Planning Webinar

Co-presented with the Ontario Museum Association, OAAG/AOGA hosted a ‘Scenario Planning Webinar’ on July 14th, 2020. Judy Wolfe and Karen Wishart of Consulting Matrix facilitated a small group of sector leaders while other participants observed the process. Observing participants were able to ask questions of the panelists as they...

WEBINAR RECORDING: Planning to Reopen Your Museum or Gallery – A Conversation

Monday, June 15, 2020,  10:00am Presented in collaboration with theOntario Museum Association (OMA) As restrictions in Ontario begin to loosen, museums and galleries are beginning to look at the possibility of reopening. With many questions and uncertainties, institutions are looking for ways to proceed in a way that keeps everyone...

Digital Data Mixer, July 7 & 8th 2020.

Digital Data Mixer Presented by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) Two- Day Professional Development & Networking Opportunity July 7 & 8, 2020 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Online Zoom Event Art Galleries exist within a digital data ecosystem – are YOU tapping into your potential?   Vast...