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 2024 exhibition season.
Click here for an application form.
Gallery Schedule – January to November 2023
|Jan 7th – Feb 2nd, 2023|
Opening Reception: Jan 7 @ 2pm
|Old and New: Buildings of Port Perry – Lauren Walker|
|Feb 4 – Mar 2, 2023|
Opening Reception: Feb 4 @ 2pm
|The Tiny World of Macro – Katie Hunter|
|Mar 4 – Mar 30, 2023|
Opening Reception: Mar 4 @ 2pm
|25 Years of Scugog in Cartoons – Walt Radda|
|Apr 1 – May 4, 2023|
Opening Reception: Apr 1 @ 2pm
|Garden Stories – Michael Black|
|May 6 – Jun 1, 2023|
Opening Reception: May 6 @ 2pm
|Awakening – Charles Choi|
|Jun 3 – Jun 22, 2023|
No Opening Reception
|Annual Port Perry High School Art Show|
|Jun 24 – Jul 27, 2023|
Opening Reception: Jun 24 @ 2pm
|Two of a Kind – Rola Jaber and Nesrin Blair|
|Jul 29 – Aug 24, 2023|
Opening Reception: Jul 29 @ 2pm
|Impressions of Nature – Ann Robinson and Terry Gill|
|Aug 26 – Sep 21, 2023|
Opening Reception: Aug 26 @ 2pm
|The Future is Translucent – Saba Syed|
|Sep 23 – Oct 26, 2023|
Opening Reception: Sep 23 @ 2pm
|Town Illuminated – Kelsey McKitterick|
|Oct 28 – Nov 23, 2023|
Opening Reception: Oct 28 @ 2pm
|Familiar Places – Lori Korkola|
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 approximately 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 curator of the exhibitions for ten years. The Gallery Committee also established an Art Bursary in her name which is awarded annually to a Scugog resident.
The Kent Farndale Gallery is operated by the Scugog Memorial Public Library 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