PAST EXHIBITIONS

Elisapee Ishulutaq: My World

July 1, 2022 - October 30, 2022

Elisapee Ishulutaq: My World July 1 – October 30, 2022 About the Exhibition This will be the first solo museum exhibition of works by the exceptional Inuit artist Elisapee Ishulutaq (1925–2018), focusing on her epic works on paper in pencil and oil stick. Her works immerse us in the experience of daily life in [...]

Wanda Koop: Lightworks

May 21, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Through the careful selection of these works into an ensemble of rare beauty, Koop will bring us prairie light as it has never been seen before, and a rare glimpse into her deepest sources of inspiration.

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

February 12, 2022 - May 23, 2022

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art will tell the story of one family’s visionary engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art.

Margaux Williamson: Interiors

November 6, 2021 - May 8, 2022

While women artists of the early twentieth century are known for depicting interior spaces as places of privacy and domestic quietude, Margaux Williamson’s interiors reveal spaces of creativity, subjectivity, and a kind of anarchic experimentation.

Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment

September 10, 2021 - January 16, 2022

This major exhibition of Canadian women artists coincides with, and offers commentary on, the centenary celebration of the Group of Seven.

Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey

June 14, 2021 - October 24, 2021

Denyse Thomasos (1964–2012) was a Trinidadian-Canadian artist whose epic paintings incorporate imagery from a range of sources, including Caribbean textiles, historic slave ships, industrial shipyards, graveyards, villages and maximum security prisons.

Early Days: Indigenous Art at the McMichael

November 28, 2020 - August 15, 2021

Early Days will gather remarkable artworks together, and the stories that go with them, in an eight-month celebration of these powerful legacies. The show will also include recent acquisitions reflecting the diversity and vitality of Indigenous art in Canada today.

Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth

October 24, 2020 - April 19, 2021

Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth, co-produced by the Thunder Bay Art Gallery and Carleton University Art Gallery, is the first retrospective of Christi Belcourt’s work, and spans more than twenty-five years of her art-making career.

Brenda Draney

March 7, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Brenda Draney’s paintings, with their gestural mark-making and wide expanses of canvas, present fragmented narratives that stem from her personal history as a Cree woman, living in northern Alberta.