The Robert McLaughlin Gallery: Upcoming Winter Programming 2021

Jaspal Birdi, 11h02m, 2020, oil paint and photo-transfer on emergency blanket, 210 x 170 cm.

Upcoming Digital Programming at the RMG

Virtual Panel: Nourishing Ourselves, Nourishing the Land: A Conversation about Food Sovereignty with William Kingfisher, Chandra Maracle, Drew Hayden Taylor, James Whetung

February 18, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

This conversation will take place over Zoom and will be followed by a Q&A. Registration for this panel discussion is required. Register Here

Join us for a discussion about the revitalization of traditional Indigenous food practices and the intimate connection to food security, food sovereignty, and the intergenerational transfer of cultural knowledge.

Artist Professional Development Workshop Series
How to Document Your Artwork

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30PM

This workshop will be hosted on Zoom and is FREE and open to everyone, but registration is required. Register Here

This webinar will give you practical advice and information to help with the documentation of 2D and 3D artworks. Facilitated by artist and experienced documentary photographer Laura Findlay, the workshop will begin with a formal presentation (90 mins) and conclude with an open Q&A period. Whether you’re working with a phone camera or a DSLR/Mirrorless camera, the technical information in this presentation will help you take better images of your artwork for your website, social media, or grant application.

Live Artist Talk + Drawing Event
with Jaspal Birdi

February 24, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

The workshop will be hosted on Zoom. It is FREE and open to everyone, but registration is required. Register Here

Join us at noon on February 24th for an online artist talk and interactive event with Jaspal Birdi! You will learn more about her experience in the RBC Artist Incubator Lab and her solo exhibition Can I Play Outside?, which will reopen in Gallery A when it is safe to do so. You’ll also get the chance to participate in a series of artist-led drawing activities on Google Jamboard.

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The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is situated on the ancestral lands and treaty lands of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation and the traditional territory of the Mississauga Nation.

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is a vibrant and engaging art gallery dedicated to sharing and protecting the stories of our communities through art, shared authority, education, and engagement. The Gallery is a meeting place for exploration and experimentation, a place where art, artists, and the community come together in conversation.

For more information or questions, please contact Ingrid Forster, Communications & Digital Media Lead at


The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre, Oshawa, Ontario
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