A Family Palette / Tableaux de Famille

Frances-Anne Johnston, Arrangement in Blue and Green (detail), n.d., oil on canvas board, 60.9 x 45.8 cm. Collection of The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Gift of Richardson Greenshields of Canada Ltd., 1984, 1984JF88. Photo: Lesli Michaelis. Reproduced courtesy of the Estate.

A Family Palette / Tableaux de Famille

April 21- August 19, 2023
RiverBrink Art Museum, Queenston

The exhibition A Family Palette, circulated by the Ottawa Art Gallery, brings together, for the first time, the work of artists Frances-Anne Johnston, Franz Johnston, and Franklin Arbuckle ‚Äď three members of the same family. The exhibition tells the story of a talented artistic family and sheds light on the ways Frances-Anne Johnston and her relatives have contributed to the development of Canadian art.

Please join us on Friday, April 21 at 4:00-5:30pm at RiverBrink Art Museum for a VIP preview of the exhibition and tour with the curator Rebecca Basciano! Enjoy food by Smoke and Barrel, wine from Inniskillin Winery and décor by Lovely Day Gift & Home.

Tickets: $75.00 each

General reception to follow 5:30-7:30pm.

Upcoming Programming

Tote Bag Painting Workshop with KJ Forman
Saturday, May 20th at 11:00am-1:00pm
Register via email to amccann@riverbrink.org

Art Talk: After the Group: Canadian Art at Mid-Century with Director/Curator Debra Antoncic
Saturday, June 3rd at 2:00-3:00pm
By donation via email to amccann@riverbrink.org

Curator: Rebecca Basciano
Exhibition Assistance: Erin Bruce,Meghan Ho
Editing: Sheila Singhal, Lucy Trew, Véronique Couillard
French Translation: Louise Saint-André
Exhibition Design: Christine Elson
Graphic Design: Josie Guenther
Installation: Jennifer Gilliland, Dan Austin, Peter Shmelzer, Mark Garland, Rob Keefe

Originating Gallery: Ottawa Art Gallery
‚ÄčTouring Partners: RiverBrink Art Museum and Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery
This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada
Cowley Abbott (Platinum Sponsorship)
Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner (Gold Sponsorship)
Donald P. Ziraldo (Bronze)
‚ÄčCreek Road Paints

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