adult programs

Artful Dinner at Paradiso Restaurant

18 August 2022

Join us for our first Artful Dinner and enjoy a private tour of Tanya Lukin Linklater's solo exhibition followed by a dinner at Paradiso restaurant!


Lunchtime Exhibition Tour

20 July 2022

Join us on 20 July for a Lunchtime Tour of our current exhibition by Tanya Lukin Linklater, My mind is with the weather at Centennial Square.


Tree Sessions: Outdoor Writing Workshop with Whitney French

9 July 2022

Tree Sessions is an outdoor workshop series that invites aspiring and seasoned writers alike to seek inspiration under a tree.


Audio Walk: A Large Slow River

15 May - 15 November 2022

Experience one of the most loved pieces in the permanent collection of Oakville Galleries, as you walk along the waterfront and flowers at Gairloch Gardens. 𝘈 𝘓𝘢𝘳𝘨𝘦 𝘚𝘭𝘰𝘸 𝘙𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳, 2000, is a site-specific audio walk by Canadian artist Janet Cardiff. In Cardiff's audio walks, visitors follow audio cues while experiencing a physical environment.


Summer ARTbus: Exhibition Tour

5 June 2022

Ride the ARTbus and discover some of the season's best exhibitions in the GTA!


Yaliyat cocahq: Dance Workshop

15 May 2022, 2 – 3:30 PM

Quebecoise and Wolastoq (Maliseet) artist Ivanie Aubin-Malo presents a dance workshop drawn from her experiences in powwow circles and in connecting with other wolastoqiyik communities. Together with Aubin-Malo, participants will take part in a warm-up routine incorporating techniques from powwow dance, followed by various movement exercises inspired by Wolastoqey language and cultural elements.

  • 8 years and up

In Conversation

4 May 2022, 7 PM

Layli Long Soldier and Tanya Lukin Linklater will come together to discuss the themes and issues that are raised in their practices.


Artist Talk: Stan Denniston and Erdem Taşdelen

6 April 2022, 7 PM

As a counterpart to our Artist Talk with Jin-me Yoon and Donna James from last fall, Oakville Galleries is pleased to present an Artist Talk with Stan Denniston and Erdem Taşdelen. In this online talk, Denniston and Taşdelen will speak to their works in Two Truths and a Lie and discuss the ways in which photography as a medium can interrogate implicit power structures built into the ways in which narratives are read and interpreted. Together, the artists ask viewers to negotiate photography's privileged status as a record of memory and veracity.


Guided Meditation

3 March 2022

Join us online for an hour of enjoyment, as we explore the cross-over of meditation and art appreciation.


The Artist's Library: Podcast Series

26 February 2021

Watch the second part of The Artist's Library podcast series produced in collaboration with Art Metropole. Part of the Printed Matter Virtual Art Book Fair's Classroom program series, this conversation takes up the subject of artist David Hartt's recent poster project for Art Metropole designed as an advertisement for Charmaine Nelson's book, Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica.