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January 2012

Greg Staats, Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk), Six Nations of the Grand River Territory transformer

January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2017
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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2016 video and sound Site-specific installation in one of the silos at Ontario Place for in/FUTURE: a public art and music festival presented by Art Spin in association with Small World Music Festival Part of The TOM’s Canadian Spirit 2012-2017 Offsite Public Art Program Artist Statement My photographic, video and sculptural works are a study of the Haudenosaunee restorative aesthetic and event-based actions that define condolence. transformer is activated via reciprocity of the body/receptacle and the layered recordings of live…

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September 2016

Process of Becoming

September 1, 2016 - September 1, 2017
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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2016 Acrylic on paper Part of the TOM’s Canadian Spirit 2012-2017 Offsite Public Art Program Throughout his long career, Canadian painter Alan Glicksman has developed a highly expressive visual vocabulary to describe immediate instincts and raw states of being. Glicksman combines an Abstract Expressionist sensibility with a highly graphic language – one that is almost hieroglyphic. There is an immediacy to his powerful imagery and bold use of colours that draws us in, inviting us to recognize universal archetypes about…

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March 2017

Canadian Spirit: The Tom Thomson Experience continues

March 28, 2017 - March 28, 2018
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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This ongoing exhibition gives visitors an educational and entertaining introduction into Tom Thomson’s life, his connections with Owen Sound and Grey County, and the factors that led him to become one of Canada’s greatest artists. Canadian Spirit: The Tom Thomson Experience is made up of the TOM’s important collection of objects, photos, documents and artworks by Thomson.

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May 2017

Betwixt & Between: An Untold Tom Thomson Story

May 28 - September 10
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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A multi-faceted, fully immersive, interactive exhibition designed to tie the story of Canadian artist Tom Thomson (1877-1917) with the often overlooked history of the First Nations peoples of the Bruce Peninsula. The project is an innovative combination of story-telling, and ancient as well as modern technologies which will unfold in several stages, beginning with the launch of the gallery exhibition in May 2017 in the TOM THOMSON ART GALLERY (the TOM) and the launch of the accompanying APP. The APP…

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The 50th Anniversary Show

May 28 - September 10
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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The 50th Anniversary Show in the Gallery’s Lower Foyer Selections from the Gallery’s collection featuring works that were either created or collected in 1967, 1977, 1987, 1997, 2007, along with newly acquired works in 2017.

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SSSpun

May 31 - October 31
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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SSSpun is to be installed offsite at Queen’s Park across from the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in late spring of 2017. Part of the TOM’s Canadian Spirit 2012-2017 Offsite Public Art Program A tree is planted within a city park. Not all that unusual; however, this tree performs outside of our assumptions as it suddenly begins to spin in one direction or the other. The tree has been planted into a large rotating mechanism hidden beneath the tufts of green…

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June 2017

Tom Thomson Totem of Modernity Portrait

June 14 - September 30

It was in his early teens working as a weekend street apprentice painter in Quebec City when Jacques Deshaies first discovered the works of Tom Thomson and his contemporaries. This exposure to revolutionary artists of the time led to Deshaies interest in painting through direct observation; studying and capturing portraits of icons and of the natural world. One of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery’s latest projects Available Space Art Projects (ASAP) works with the Canadian Spirit 2017 theme, "Someday They…

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The TOM Selfie Photo Contest

June 16 - September 7
MS ChiCheemaun, 8 Eliza Street
Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0 Canada
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To celebrate Tom Thomson and art in the age of the selfie, the Tom Thomson Art Gallery is pleased to present the TOM Selfie Photo Contest, a Canadian Spirit Offsite Project aboard the Chi-Cheemaun. How to Participate for a Chance to win some great prizes: 1. Take your most colourful and imaginative TOM selfies with your favourite Seasons of TOM painting reproduction display and post your selfie with a response about what inspires you most about Tom Thomson’s depiction of…

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August 2017

TOM Talk: All Things Tom Thomson: the Man, the Myth, the Mystery

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harmony Centre, 890 4th Avenue East
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2N7 Canada
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Celebrating the 140th anniversary of the Canadian icon’s birth, and 100 years since his death, a grand panel discussion will delve into all that Tom Thomson was, is and will continue to be in the Canadian artistic and cultural landscape. Moderated by The TOM’s Director & Chief Curator, Virginia Eichhorn, guest panelists include: Tim Bouma, Roy MacGregor, Neil Lehto, David Silcox, Angie Littlefield, and David Huff, The TOM’s Curator of Collections. Please join us for this commemorative event. The Harmony…

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Northern Lights Recreation

August 17, 2017 - August 17, 2018
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4 Canada
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Summerfolk Tom Thomson Mural Recreation, Northern Lights, painted by Rosalynn Aiken-Hall, the TOM’s cooperative education student,  Part of the TOM’s Canadian Spirit 2012-2017 Offsite Public Art Program For Canadian Spirit 2017: Someday They Will Know What I Mean, the Tom Thomson Art Gallery will be re-creating the 1915 painting Northern Lights from its permanent collection. Capturing the spirit of the northern landscape, this iconic image will be transformed into a large mural by a co-op student who will work collaboratively…

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