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To help prevent, manage and mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19 the Art Centre is closed temporarily until February 11, 2021. During this time we can be reached by email.
Now more than ever, art can help lift our spirits and support our well-being. Stay connected with the Public Art Centre at home with our online activities, exhibitions and explore your local artists. Visit our Access to Art page for more.
Click the image to view our online exhibitions and videos:
Walter Redinger: Garden Party One and Two
Ron Milton: Artist Tour
Online: Tell Me Something… Selections from the Permanent Collection
Online: Stanley Lewis "CITY" Selections from the Permanent Collection
Online: Isolation as Inspiration Selections from the Permanent Collection
Online: Say Cheese Portfolio Selections from the Permanent Collection
Clark McDougall Colouring pages...
Clark McDougall (1921-1980) was a St. Thomas, Ontario artist whose work reached critical acclaim before his untimely death in 1980. Survey exhibitions of this artist from St. Thomas were presented at the McIntosh Gallery, the University of Western Ontario in 2011, the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre and at The Elgin County Museum, St. Thomas. Clark McDougall’s paintings are highly regional in content with a strong emphasis in recording rural landscapes and the world around him. Clark McDougall’s works are in numerous public collections in Canada. The St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre has the largest collection of Clark's artwork. We care for over 430 drawings and paintings by Clark McDougall. In 2017, we featured many unseen works from the generous donation from the McDougall Group, in the exhibition, "the Relentless Pursuit...". The following colouring sheets were produced as a colouring book to raise funds to care for the works in the permanent collection.
We would like to acknowledge the support of the Emergency Community Support Fund within Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation supported by the Government of Canada. A very big THANK YOU to our members, donors and sponsors who know the value in art education and support everyday!