Following province-wide lockdown measures, McIntosh will close to the public through January 25, 2020 pending further health and safety guidance.
Rosie Prata: "The first Canadian artists to sit in front of a computer and decide to get creative get their dues over at McIntosh Gallery in London, where curators Adam Lauder and Mark Hayward present...
Keri Furguson of Western News speaks to co-curator Adam Lauder about his collaborative project Computational Arts in Canada 1967-1974 on at McIntosh Gallery through December 12, 2020.
Join us for a lecture hosted on Zoom in partnership with the Western University Department of Visual Arts’ Art Now! Speakers Series on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 pm EST as exhibition curators Adam Lauder and Mark Hayward will discuss their collaborative project Computational Arts in Canada 1967-1974.
McIntosh Gallery commissioned photographer Derek Boswell and writer Kevin Heslop to collaborate on a series of texts and images based on their experience living in London, Ontario during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ten of Boswell’s photographs along with responsive texts by Heslop will be shared weekly beginning October 29, 2020.
"Checking in on an Old Copper Beech" is an interaction between Toronto-based performance artist Johannes Zits and a much-loved tree on Western University’s campus. This performance occurred in London, Ontario where the artist carried out research and work in residence at McIntosh Gallery throughout Spring of 2020.
We are pleased to share additional video excerpts from Ibghy & Lemmens’ video installation Theatre from the Jungle on FIELD TRIP : Art Across Canada.
Join us for a panel discussion hosted on Zoom in partnership with the Western University Department of Visual Arts’ Art Now! Speakers Series on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm. Moderated by McIntosh Gallery Curator, Dr. Helen Gregory, Theatre from the Jungle artists Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens and Associate Professor of Geography, Tony Weis will discuss the exhibition presented at McIntosh Gallery as it relates to themes of industrial agriculture and socio-economic, cross-border labour issues.
Effective July 13, McIntosh Gallery will by open by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled online for your preferred date and time.
We invite you to participate in Johannes Zits' ongoing residency by photographing unfurling tree buds in your backyard, in a park or an alley nearby, or anywhere trees grow in your community.
Effective March 16, McIntosh Gallery, along with several other facilities at Western University will be closed to the public until further notice.
EVENT POSTPONED. During Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2020 at Western University, the artist will lead a final performance in collaboration with the Kingsmill walnut trees.
EVENT POSTPONED. Join Johannes Zits for an outdoor walking tour of campus and activities designed to make you more aware of trees and the environment.
EVENT POSTPONED. Join Johannes Zits and project curator James Patten for an afternoon tour of Westminster Ponds. Here we will visit an ancient white oak claimed to be over 600 years old and a gathering place on the Underground Railroad.
EVENT POSTPONED. Join Dr. Greg Thorn, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, and curator of the Dr. Laurie L. Consaul Herbarium for a walk around the inner campus. Learn about former university president Sherwood Fox and how his love of trees determined the way Western looks today. Dr. Thorn will also discuss the role of the Sherwood Fox Arboretum’s role in habitat restoration and the planting of native tree species.
EVENT POSTPONED. Join landscape architect Michael Lunau on an informal tour of Western's campus. Learn about the exciting plans to promote native biodiversity at Western University within the context of heightened global awareness of habitat restoration and naturalization.
Don’t let the relative silence of the gallery fool you – Kelly Greene’s latest exhibition is as loud a statement as she can make. “Our language, culture and traditions are still alive. We are still alive!”
Two new exhibitions of works open at Western University’s McIntosh Gallery this week. "Accountability" is a solo exhibition by multi-media artist Kelly Greene, a Mohawk member of Six Nations of the Grand River, whose media include painting, sculpture, installation and photography. The gallery will also host Toronto-based performance artist Johannes Zits for an extended residency called Listening to Trees.
EVENT POSTPONED. Join artist Johannes Zits for a free workshop at McIntosh Gallery and learn how to translate images of trees into performative actions on Saturday, March 21 from noon to 3:00 p.m.
Join Johannes Zits for a lively, engaging talk at the gallery on Thursday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m. Learn about his current research in London, Ontario in relation to his previous performance work with trees internationally, and the ways in which the exhibition will evolve throughout his residency at McIntosh Gallery.
Join us Friday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. for the opening reception of our newest exhibitions, Kelly Greene: Accountability and Johannes Zits: Listening to Trees. This event is free and open to the public, all are welcome!
“Broken Body” is an exhibit highlighting the works of Londoner Gerard Pas, a disabled artist whose battle with polio left him culturally and socially isolated due to an atrophied leg. The exhibit is curated by James Patten and will be on display at the McIntosh Gallery until Feb. 22.
Gerard Pas didn’t think he was ‘disabled’ until others pointed it out. At just 13 months old, the artist was diagnosed with polio, a disease that can result in paralysis or weakness in the arms, legs, or both. Although he limped and wore a brace, he was just a normal child.
McIntosh is pleased to partner with Western University Student Council's Public Arts Commission on the first of five free workshops they will offer this term. Join us at the gallery for a collage workshop and exhibition tour Thursday, January 16 at 5:00 p.m.!
An internationally acclaimed London artist is featured in a new exhibition at Western University’s McIntosh Gallery. Broken Body, includes close to 30 years of “self-reflective” works by Gerard Pas, a photographer, object maker, painter, sculptor and performance and video artist considered a “pioneer of disability art,” said James Patten, the gallery’s curator.
McIntosh Gallery donor Richard M. Ivey died on December 28, 2019 at the age of 94. He and Beryl Ivey donated fifteen significant works of Canadian and Inuit art to the McIntosh Gallery collection over the years.