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Kent Farndale Gallery Information

The Kent Farndale Gallery is currently closed. When we re-open we will be offering space to the artists whose shows were cancelled in 2020 first before we seek applications from new artists. For more information please use our contact page to connect with Library staff.

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
*Cancelled (will reschedule)
Paint What You Love – Ajax Creative Arts
Aug 29th – Sep 24th, 2020 *Cancelled (will reschedule)Differing Perspectives – Jennifer Ross and Gordon Ross
Sep 26th – Nov 26th, 2020WWII Canadian Sacrifice – Tyler Briley

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:

Monday10:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday10:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday10:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday10:00am to 9:00pm
Friday10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday1:00pm 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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