WAG About Us

Guiding Principles

Vision: Enriching our community by inspiring participation in the visual arts.

Mission: Providing opportunities for people to express, experience, and learn creatively through art.

Mandate: Serving our region through our developing collections, exhibitions, education and public programs, we are a leading resource for creativity.

Core Values:

  • Serving the Public Good
  • Leading Through Excellence
  • Ethical & Transparent
  • Inspiring & Innovative
  • Responsible Social Engagement

The Woodstock Art Gallery occupies three floors of the former John White Building, located in the heart of downtown Woodstock opposite Museum Square. The WAG is Oxford County’s largest municipal public gallery with a permanent collection of over 1,900 works.

The WAG celebrates the talent of local, regional and national artists. The Dr. Leonard Reeves Gallery, located on the first floor, is dedicated to exhibiting historical and contemporary artworks drawn from the permanent collection. The second floor Main Gallery features banner exhibitions that change three times a year. The Community Gallery, also located on the second floor, highlights the creative endeavors of emerging and established artists, along with a number of special projects developed in partnership with local community groups and organizations.

The Woodstock Art Gallery conducts adult, teen and children’s classes, workshops and programs and offers volunteer opportunities, membership benefits and facility rentals. The Gallery gift shop supplies unique items made local artisans.

The WAG has free admission, is fully accessible and has free parking located nearby.

2020 Community Report

Click here to view and download an accessible PDF.

2018/2019 Community Report

*Past Community Reports are available upon request.

Practical Accessibility Guide

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Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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