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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
Gallery Schedule – January 2023 to November 2023

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:

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 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
(905) 985-7686

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