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Kent Farndale Gallery Information

UPDATE: For the shared health of our staff, patrons, and community,  the Scugog Memorial Public Library and the Kent Farndale Gallery will be closed to the public until further notice.

The Kent Farndale Gallery is currently accepting applications for the 2021 Exhibition Season. Deadline for applications is July 30, 2020. For more information please use our contact page.

Click here for an application form.

Gallery Schedule – Jan to Dec 2020

Jan 4th – Jan 30th, 2020
Opening Reception: Jan 4 @ 2pm
Paint in the Peripheral – Barb Klei
Feb 1st – Feb 27th, 2020
Opening Reception: Feb 1 @ 2pm
Outside In – Leslie Beauchamp and Pat Neal
Feb 29th – Mar 26, 2020 *Closed Early (will reschedule)
Opening Reception: Feb 29 @ 2pm
Light, Mood and Silence  – Janice Brown, Anita Stevenson and Jennifer Stevenson
Mar 28th – Apr 30th, 2020 *Cancelled (will reschedule) Three of a Kind- Rola Jaber, Nesrin Blair and Charles Burke
May 2nd – May 28th, 2020
*Cancelled (will reschedule)
China: through the Lens and the Brush – Ray McNeice and James Wilkes
May 30th – Jun 18th, 2020
Annual Port Perry High School Art Show
Jun 20th – Jul 23rd, 2020
*Cancelled (will reschedule)
Pause in Wonder – Kevin Stewart
Jul 25th – Aug 27th, 2020
Opening Reception: Jul 25th @ 2pm
Paint What You Love – Ajax Creative Arts
Aug 29th – Sep 24th, 2020 *Cancelled (will reschedule)
Opening Reception: Aug 29 @ 2pm
Differing Perspectives – Jennifer Ross and Gordon Ross
Sep 26th – Oct 22nd, 2020
Opening Reception: Sep 26 @ 2pm
WWII Canadian Sacrifice – Tyler Briley
Oct 24th – Nov 26th, 2020
Opening Reception: Oct 24 @ 2pm
Memories – Sweet Art Group of Artists

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.

galleryHours 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.

Are you interested in exhibiting in the Gallery? Click here for more information.

Kent Farndale Gallery
Scugog Memorial Public Library
Box 1049, 231 Water Street
Port Perry, ON L9L 1A8
(905) 985-7686

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