Spring | Summer 2019 Season

The AGW Announces its Spring | Summer 2019 Season
Opens May 31 at 7pm!

(Left) John Scott The Avatar (the deathless boy), 1996; altered motorcycle, with, found objects; 152 x 85 x 264 cm; Gift of Chris Poulson, 2001
(Right) Nicholas Hornyansky Detroit from the River, not dated; colour aquatint on paper, 21/150; 43 x 32 cm; Gift of Miss Ada M.C. Wrong, 1963

ABOUT THE EXHIBITIONS

401 West! Portrait of the Region

June 1 – September 29, 2019

Participating artists:
Ron Benner, Tom Benner, Christine Burchnall, Mary Celestino, Stan Douglas, Hortense Gordon, Jamelie Hassan, Nicholas Hornyansky, Yousuf Karsh, Wyndham Lewis, Ron Martin, Zeke Moores, Brenda Francis Pelkey, John Scott, Kara Springer, Lisa Steele, Rod Strickland, Frederick B. Taylor, Kim Tomczak, C. Wells

The AGW’s 75th anniversary continues in this summer’s exhibition 401 West! Portrait of the Region featuring 20 artists from the Permanent Collection showcasing 73 works. Artists from the 1940s to present day explore the many views of the region and the diversity of art from London, Windsor, Chatham, and Detroit. From paintings to photography to neon constructions to motorcycles, the exhibition includes many stories, spanning more than seven decades, including never before seen acquisitions. The exhibition also includes a very special donation by the Ford Motor Company of Canada, 25 works from renowned artist Yousuf Karsh.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Fridays Live! Opening Reception for Spring | Summer 2019 Exhibitions
May 31, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Enjoy live music by the Coffee House Combo, refreshments by Thyme To-Go, and a cash bar.
Admission: $15 | FREE to AGW Members and children under 6

Panel Discussion: Photography and Place
Saturday June 1, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Join artists and curators Ron Benner, Cassandra Getty and Brenda Francis Pelkey to explore the role photography plays in interpreting ideas of place.
FREE to AGW Members | FREE with general admission.

Guided Curator Tours
Friday May 31, 7:30pm-8:00pm
Thursday June 6, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join Chris Finn, Curator of Education, for an exhibition tour of 401 West! Portrait of the Region in the second floor exhibition galleries.
FREE to AGW Members | FREE with general admission.

Art Conservation: A Presentation by Spencer Montcalm
Thursday July 4, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join Windsor art conservator Spencer Montcalm for an in-depth look at recent conservation projects at the AGW including modernist painter George Pepper and Pop artist Greg Curnoe.
FREE to AGW Members | FREE with general admission.

Artist Talk with Zeke Moores
Thursday August 1, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join Sobey art award nominee Zeke Moores for an in-depth look at his sculptural art and his work on display in the AGW Collection.
FREE to AGW Members | FREE with general admission.

Artist Talk with Christine Burchnall
Thursday September 5, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join Windsor artist and former Artcite Inc. Executive Director Christine Burchnall for an artist’s talk including her work in the AGW Collection.
FREE to AGW Members | FREE with general admission.

Kenneth Saltmarche: Dedicated Visions

Until September 29, 2019

Enjoy the Art Gallery of Windsor’s tribute to its first Director, Kenneth Saltmarche. Discover his artistic vision as a practicing artist through his landscape images, still life studies and portraits.

Curated by Chris Finn

Look Again! The AGW Collection at 75 Years

Ongoing

This multi-year exhibition features new selections of historical paintings presented alongside old favourites on the Grand Salon Wall. Recently acquired historical, modern and contemporary works also enrich the continuing education programs Canadian Heritage and the Land, Portraiture and the Body, Math in the Gallery and Indigenous Perspectives Through Art.

Co-curated by Catharine Mastin and Chris Finn

Exhibition Sponsors: The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, Windsor Mold Group, the Graybiel Family and the Chandisherry Foundation, Mary and Bud Weingarden, Jennifer and Sean White, and Tepperman’s.

Education and Public Program Sponsors: Bill and Rochelle Tepperman, Sharon Cassey, Horizon Capital Holdings, Anne Safranyos & Family, and Mary Weingarden.

For more information contact Nicole McCabe at nmccabe@agw.ca or 519-977-0013 ext. 134.
Regular Admission: $10 adult; $5 youth; $5 students; Free to AGW members

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