• Premiere Screening of “CHIMO” by OSC Media House on Wednesday July 8, 2015 aboard the M.S. ChiCheemaun

  • Tom Thomson, Woods In Winter, 1917 (detail). Oil on wood. Gift of Louise (Thomson) Henry, sister of Tom Thomson.

  • Premiere Screening of “CHIMO” by OSC Media House on Wednesday July 8, 2015 aboard the M.S. ChiCheemaun

  • Tom Thomson, Woods In Winter, 1917 (detail). Oil on wood. Gift of Louise (Thomson) Henry, sister of Tom Thomson.

News and Events

Special Screening of ”CHIMO”  

Evening of July 8, 2015 at 10pm aboard the M.S. Chi-Cheemaun.

The OSC Media House is an adventurous, award-winning film-based artistic collective operating out of the Bruce Peninsula and Georgian Bay region of Midwestern Ontario, Canada.  Commissioned by the TOM as part of the Gallery’s Canadian Spirit Project, the featured film “Chimo” presents an in-depth look into the environments and authentic Canadian spirit of the last great wild of southern Ontario: Grey County and the Bruce Peninsula. Chimo is an attempt at articulating the reasons why we choose to live here. Through a mash-up collage of exploratory film and video footage spanning the course of 5 years, Chimo is an ecclectic, poetic glimpse into the world of the local, and the trails not found on the tourist map.”

Tickets are $50 – this is part of the OSTC’s Sunset Dinner Cruise entertainment. To watch the official trailer, |CLICK HERE|

To purchase tickets, call 1-800-265-3163

Gallery Night at the Movies

Thank you to all the Gallery Night at the Movies patrons, sponsors and volunteers for the wonderful season. Passes for the 2015-16 season will go on sale June 1. See you in September! |CLICK HERE | for more information.

Case for Incorporation and Expansion

Report from the Tom Thomson Art Gallery Board on the Case for Incorporation and Expansion is available for download | HERE |.
FAQ’s are available | HERE | .


The TOM features 4 unique gallery spaces that play host to a variety of exhibitions by local, provincial, national and international artists.

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The TOM Sessions

OSC Media House & Mudtown Records Present the Silent Film Ensemble’s TOM Sessions, recorded live at the TOM with James Sebesta: Persona as the backdrop. CLICK HERE  to watch!

Artist, canoeist, woodsman, Canadian: Tom Thomson - the original Roots man.

The Tom Thomson Art Gallery (the TOM) and Roots Canada have begun a partnership from which a new Roots clothing line inspired by the life of Tom Thomson and works from the TOM’s permanent collection has been created. The collection of men’s and women’s apparel, leather items and accessories will be available in most Roots stores, online and at Owen Sound’s Tom Thomson Art Gallery Gift Shop.

Support the TOM

Volunteer Referral Campaign

THE TOM NEEDS YOU!! The TOM is actively recruiting volunteers for the Gallery.  Be sure to tell a friend, relative or coworker…you may be eligible for a $20 Gallery Shop Gift Certificate. | MORE INFO |

Fifty for Fifty

Fifty for Fifty has been created for you to be involved and to demonstrate your support for the TOM and the vital role that it plays municipally, provincially and nationally;| MORE INFO |

Tom Thomson

Tom Thomson Fishing at Tea Lake Dam c 1915. Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada.

Tom Thomson (1877-1917) grew up in the Owen Sound area and went on to become one of Canada’s most influential artists.  He inspired the formation of “The Group of Seven” through his expressive, colourful and vibrant way of portraying the Canadian landscape in the early twentieth century.  The Tom Thomson Art Gallery has a significant and intimate collection of his work; most of it having been donated by family members. The majority of it is on view in our ongoing exhibition Canadian Spirit: The Tom Thomson Experience. 


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