The GIANTs are Grand Individuals Aging with Neighbours in Thunder Bay and they want to make aging independently better with the help of friends and neighbours. In 2017, ten strangers came together to learn how to make a digital video story over three days. The Art Gallery exhibit is a result of that gathering and […]
Featuring the work of Grade 7 and 8 students from Kingsway Park School. The students used photography to connect with science and nature. Observation is a central practice of science, whether it is done with the naked eye, or with tools such as cameras. Photography gave the students the opportunity to document their explorations of […]
Mindful Makers Collective (formerly Workman Arts Northwest Ontario) provides multi-disciplinary, professional art training led by and for artists/makers with mental health and/or addiction experiences. Through creative public presentations and events, we nurture and develop a compassionate community engaged in social change work.
An exhibition featuring some of the community based art projects created with Betty Carpick, the Thunder Bay Art Gallery’s Public Programming Coordinator.
Two reflections on childhood histories of displacement and the plights of displaced peoples as seen through the mediums of sculpture and printmaking. The exhibit is based on becoming unwanted due to political, economic, social, cultural, or religious change. It probes what migrants physically carry when forced to leave home and the emotional and spiritual baggage […]
Brain Injury Services of Northern Ontario (BISNO) and Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area (BIATBA), as community partners with the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) will be unveiling Unmasking Brain Injury in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month. Unmasking Brain Injury is an international movement and, through the coordination of the Ontario Brain Injury Association […]
This exhibition highlights the work from participants and the remarkable artists who facilitate the creative process for Willow Springs Creative Centre’s many art programs. To make art accessible to all, Willow Springs Creative Centre strives to seek out opportunities to bring art making to those who are often excluded, by learning how to adapt, alter […]
Celebrate the artwork of students from Thunder Bay and the region. For over 30 years, the Thunder Bay Art Gallery has hosted this annual secondary school art exhibition in conjunction with Lakehead Public Schools, the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, and regional high schools. 2019 participation includes artworks from Nipigon-Red Rock District High School, […]
The 4th annual Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School Exhibition, students weave their voices and identities to explore art, culture, language, traditions, and perspectives using a wide variety of media and approaches. Students from 24 Northwestern Ontario communities attend Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School with many flying in from remote areas. The school supports students in […]
Featuring works by Hammerskjold High School, Grade 9 and 10 students in the Indigenous Cultural Program for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students, from across Northern Ontario, illustrating the importance and sacredness of water through art. Art is a powerful catalyst for advocacy and for building solidarity. This collaboration featuring students from communities under boil […]