Canadian Art Hop: Talks, Tours, & More

LAMANNA X ISAACS Installation View. Photo: Simon Bentley Fine Art.

The inaugural Canadian Art Hop is taking place on April 25 – 28, 2024 across Canada! We are excited to share with you programming from some of our participating spaces and announce that our website is live and able to be explored.

Programming throughout the weekend (Organized by Date, Province & Time):

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Nickle Galleries, Calgary
Nickle at Noon: Spaces Becoming Form. Presentation by students | 12pm
Closing Reception for Spaces Becoming Form | 5-8pm

TrépanierBaer, Calgary
Opening Reception for Romantic Gestures | 5-8pm

Slate Fine Art, Regina
Opening Reception of Nightshift | 5:30-8pm

Red Head Gallery, Toronto
Artist Meet & Greet with Elaine Whittaker | 12-5pm

Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto
Director Led Walk of When The Time Comes | 1pm

United Contemporary, Toronto
Last Thursdays | 5-8pm

Black Artists’ Networks in Dialogue, Toronto
Opening Reception for United in Bassam | 6-8pm

Gallery 1313, Toronto
Gallery Reception | 6:30pm

Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County
Artist Talk with Yvonne Lammerich | 5:30-6:30pm

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton
Music, art making & guided tour in the gallery | 6-8 pm

Friday, April 26, 2024

Nanaimo Art Gallery
Opening Reception for Sun Over Swamp | 7-9pm

Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
Seniors Tour of Aïda Muluneh and Meryl McMaster: Ebb & Flow, with Curator Lindsey Sharman | 2-3pm

Norberg Hall, Calgary
Opening Reception for Shadow of the Hollow | 5-7 pm

Museum London
Exhibition Tour with Andrew Kear for UPwithART | 12-1pm

Forest City Gallery, London
Artist’s Tour with Gina D’Aloisio for PACKED-IN | 6-7:30pm

TAP Centre for Creativity, London
Zine Expo in conjunction with Ting Zine Expo | 6-9pm

The Plumb, Toronto
Opening Reception for Never Enough Night | 6-9pm

Robin Rosenberg, Montreal
Private Tour of Wanda Koop Who owns the Moon at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art with Chief Curator Mary Daley-Desmarais | 11am

Images (left to right, top to bottom): 1) Pleasure Dome Program, 2018, The Plumb. 2) Looking Up All The Time, 2024, Slate Gallery. 3) Edelweiss, 2024, Esker Foundation. 4) Todays Special, 2023, Loch Gallery. 5) Untitled, 2023, Paul Petro Contemporary Art. 6) 68YKL Contour Detour 4, 1982, Oeno Gallery. 7) Vintage Queen 12, James Rottman Fine Art. 8) Abstract Series #14, Gallery 78.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Madrona Gallery, Victoria
Artist & Curator Talk | 1pm

Collectors Art Gallery, Calgary
Artist Talk with Dale Kirschenman | 11am

Wallace Galleries, Calgary
Artist Demo & Talk with Diana Zasadny | 11-3pm

TrépanierBaer, Calgary
Artist Talk with Jen Aitken on Romantic Gestures | 1pm

Loch Gallery, Calgary
Artist talk with Marcia Harris | 2pm

Herringer Kiss Gallery
Curators Tour of Observer | 3pm

Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre, Calgary
Artist Talk & Reception with Ryan Smitham | 2-5pm

Good Sport, London
Studio Tour | 11am-5pm

McIntosh Gallery, London
Matt Bahen & Matthew Ryan Smith in Conversation | 1-2pm

TAP Centre for Creativity, London
Unscripted with Western University Professor Martin Horak | 2pm

Michael Gibson Gallery, London
Opening Reception with Etienne Zack | 2-4pm

Art Gallery of Mississauga
FLAP talk with Executive Director Michael Mesure about bird hazards | 12:30-1:30pm
Making Windows Bird Safe workshop with artist Iris Häussler | 2-4pm

Oakville Galleries
“ART SPEAKS”: Luis Jacob on Tarik Kiswanson’s Prelude | 2-3pm

L.L. Contemporary, Richmond Hill
Exhibition opening of Role Play with artist | 1-5pm

Simon Bentley Fine Art, Toronto
Guest Lecture with Adam Lauder | 11am

Paul Petro Contemporary, Toronto
Gary Evans in conversation with Paul Petro | 11am

Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto
Director Led Walk of When The Time Comes | 1pm

Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto
Artist Talk with David Hannan | 2pm

Gallery 1313, Toronto
Curator Talk | 2pm

James Rottman Fine Art, Toronto
Curators Tour of Painting Toronto & Reflections | 2-3 pm

Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
Shelley Niro tour of silent, waiting, moving, LOUD | 3pm

Gallery 78, Fredericton
Curator walkthrough the Paper | Papier show | 3pm

Installation view of Tarik Kiswanson: Prelude, 2024, Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens. Courtesy the artist and Oakville Galleries. Photo: Jimmy Limit.

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Nanaimo Art Gallery
Art Lab Sunday: Flora and Fauna

Gallery Jones, Vancouver
Special Sunday hours | 12-5pm

Collectors Gallery, Calgary
JazzYYC presents The Timothonius Trio | 12-2 pm

VivianeArt, Calgary
Special Sunday hours | 12-4pm

Esker Foundation, Calgary
Closing event for Edelweiss | 6-8pm

Forest City Gallery, London
Hindsight: collage workshop celebrating 50 years of FCG | 1-4pm

Good Sport, London
Studio Tour | 11am-5pm

McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg
Curator Talks: Emily Laurent Henderson on Kananginak Pootoogook’s Birds | 12:30pm
Curator Talks: John Geoghegan on Bertram Brooker’s When We Awake! | 2pm

Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto
Artist talk with Pat McDermott | 2pm

Koffler Centre, Toronto
Curator’s walkthrough by David Liss of DECADE | 2-3pm

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
Special Sunday hours | 12-5pm

Wall Space Gallery, Ottawa
Curator walkthrough | 1:30pm

Gallery 78, Fredericton
Artist talk with Karen Burk on Clay, Colour, Gesture, Fire | 3pm

All weekend Programming:

Audain Art Museum, Whistler
Docent led tours | 2pm everyday

Mark Loria Gallery, Victoria
Curator tours available | Thursday – Saturday

Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre, Calgary
Open Studio Tours with Kathryn Dobbin and Ryan Smithham | 12-5pm, Friday – Sunday

The Gallery / Art Placement Inc., Saskatoon
Tours of exhibitions available Thursday – Saturday

Al Green Sculpture Studio, Toronto
Open house of sculpture exhibition & live demonstrations | all day, Thursday – Sunday

Cowley Abbott, Toronto
Specialist walkthrough of the Gallery | 11am & 2pm, Thursday – Sunday

Propellor Art Gallery, Toronto
Artist led tour by Loree Ovens | 2pm, Friday – Sunday

Open Studio, Toronto
Print studio tours available | 11am – 5pm, Thursday – Saturday

Please note that many of our participants are open late until 7pm on Thursday, April 25, 2024, and some public institutions require admission fees and registration for events. Please check individual pages on the Canadian Art Hop website for details.

For more information please visit our website at, follow us on instagram @canadianarthop, view the Facebook Event, or email us at

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Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC)
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