OAAG/AOGA Member Monday: September 28th, 2020

Join us next Monday, September 28th for our OAAG/AOGA Member Monday Meet-up! Our Member Monday Meet-ups are an opportunity for OAAG/AOGA members to check-in with one another and discuss the challenges they are currently facing during the COVID-19 crisis. These meetings will not only offer peer-discussed solutions, but will...

Speech from the Throne: Governor General Julie Payette

On September 22, 2020, Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Speech from the Throne, “this is not the time for austerity … Canadians should not have to choose between health and their job, just like Canadians should not have to take on debt that their government can better shoulder”....

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/OAGA Member Monday: September 14th, 2020

Join us next Monday, September 14th for our OAAG/AOGA Member Monday Meet-up! Our Member Monday Meet-ups are an opportunity for OAAG/AOGA members to check-in with one another and discuss the challenges they are currently facing during the COVID-19 crisis. These meetings will not only offer peer-discussed solutions, but will...

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...

GOG Members Reopening Directory

This list is updated as of August 06, 2020. OPENED: Abbozzo Gallery Agnes Etherington Art Centre Art Gallery of Algoma Art Gallery of Burlington Art Gallery of Guelph Art Gallery of Hamilton Art Gallery of Northumberland Art Gallery of Ontario Art Gallery of Peterborough Art Gallery of Sudbury |...

OAAG/AOGA 2021 Pre-Budget Submission to Government of Canada

The last five months have undoubtedly brought unprecedented change to Canada’s art landscape. Prior to March, the arts in Canada were in a precarious state; and the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed that instability even further. During this time, OAAG/AOGA’s pre-budget submission to the Government of Canada in advance of...

OAAG/AOGA Member Monday Virtual Meeting: August 10, 2020

Join us on Monday, August 10, 2020 for our OAAG/AOGA Member Monday! Topic 1: Ask an Auditor David Burkes, Chartered Accountant is here to answer your questions! David will be available for the first half of our Member Monday to ask any general questions about accounting and your audit...