Kent Farndale Gallery Information
The Kent Farndale Gallery is open during the regular operating hours of the Library. For more information please use our contact page to connect with Library staff.
The Gallery is currently accepting applications for the 2023 exhibition season.
Click here for an application form.
Gallery Schedule – Nov 2021 to Dec 2022
|Nov 6th – Jan 6th, 2021|
Opening Reception: Nov 6 @ 11am
|Portraits in Black and White – Jonathan van Bilsen|
|Jan 8th – Feb 3rd, 2022|
Opening Reception: None
|Towers and Turrets – Berkeley Emmons|
|Feb 5th – Mar 3, 2022 ||Differing Perspectives – Jennifer Ross and Gordon Ross|
|Mar 5th – Apr 7th, 2022 |
Opening Reception: None
|The Painted Ladies Return – The Painted Ladies|
|Apr 9th – May 5th, 2022 |
Opening Reception: Apr 9 @ 2pm
|Shape Shifting Over Time – Lynne Lee|
|May 7th – Jun 2nd, 2022||China: through the Lens and the Brush – Ray McNeice and James Wilkes|
|Jun 4th – 23rd, 2022||Annual Port Perry High School Art Show|
|Jun 25th – Jul 21st, 2022 ||Jubilant Return – Ajax Creative Arts|
|Jul 23rd – Aug 25th, 2022 ||Beautiful World – Sharon Nielsen|
|Aug 27th – Sep 22nd, 2022||Light, Mood and Silence – Janice Brown|
|Sep 24th – Oct 27th, 2022 ||Memories – Sweet Art Group of Artists|
|Oct 29th – Nov 24th, 2022||Pause in Wonder – Kevin Stewart|
|Dec 3rd – 30th, 2022|
The Kent Farndale Gallery focuses on exhibiting the works of emerging and established artists and craftspeople in many media. Throughout the years, it has showcased the talents of local and international artists. A popular destination for Durham region residents, the Gallery attracts over 26,000 visitors per year. Each show lasts four weeks with an opening reception usually taking place the first day of the exhibition.The Gallery is located inside the Scugog Memorial Public Library and opened in May 1982 at the time of the official opening of the old library.
Hours of Operation as follows:
|Monday||10:00am to 6:00pm|
|Tuesday||10:00am to 9:00pm|
|Wednesday||10:00am to 6:00pm|
|Thursday||10:00am to 9:00pm|
|Friday||10:00am to 6:00pm|
|Saturday||10:00am to 5:00pm|
|Sunday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
The Gallery is named in honour of Kent Farndale who served as volunteer Director and curator of the exhibitions for ten years. The Board of Directors also established an Art Bursary in her name which is awarded annually to a Scugog resident.
The Kent Farndale Gallery is operated by a volunteer committee and provides a professional environment for new and emerging artists to display their works and an opportunity for the community to view fine art and craft and to meet the artists.
Kent Farndale Gallery
Scugog Memorial Public Library
Box 1049, 231 Water Street
Port Perry, ON L9L 1A8