WAG Current Exhibitions

The Woodstock Art Gallery will be closed for facility maintenance beginning November 15, 2021. Crossroads: 2021 Grand National Fibre Art Exhibition is on view at the Woodstock Museum NHS and will remain open to the public during the closure. See below for details.

Crossroads: 2021 Grand National Fibre Art Exhibition

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On view at the Woodstock Museum NHS: October 16, 2021 – February 26, 2022
Artist Talk: February 10, 2022 at 3pm 

The 2021 Grand National Fibre Art Exhibition is a stunning display of 48 fibre art pieces juried by Tracey Aubin, Debora Barlow and Judy Villett, interpreting the titular theme, Crossroads.

This exhibition is hosted by the Woodstock Art Gallery and is on view across the street at the Woodstock Museum NHS (466 Dundas St.). Museum Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 12pm – 5pm.

A virtual artist talk offered in partnership with Fanshawe College Fine Art will be held on February 10, 2022, at 3pm. Zoom registration details TBA.

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My Favourite Artwork

Serigraph print of a mountain, trees and water

Exhibition Run: August 3, 2021 – January 22, 2022
Curators: Mary Reid, Director/Curator, Julia de Kwant, Curatorial/Collections Assistant, and Nell Wheal, Head of Collections

This exhibition features artwork from the Woodstock Art Gallery's permanent collection selected by members of the community along with volunteers, staff and board members. This project was started at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and has evolved into a celebration of art as a source of connection and community.

Sponsored by Kingsmen Group Inc.

Animals of the Arctic: Caribou & Seals

Pen drawing of a polar bear looking down at a seal under the ice

Exhibition Run: November 14, 2020 – June 26, 2021 (Extended to January 22, 2022)
Curators: Julia de Kwant, Curatorial/Collections Assistant and Mary Reid, Director/Curator

This exhibition showcases select works from the Woodstock Art Gallery’s 2016 acquisition of 231 works from the Museum of Inuit Art, now permanently closed. The drawings highlight the traditional way of life for the Inuit through the hunting of caribou and seals.

Ten Years in the Building: The John White Co. Inc.

Black and white photo of a man standing next to a delivery car outside of a department store

Exhibition Run: August 3, 2021 – January 22, 2022
Curator: Julia deKwant

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Woodstock Art Gallery's move to the historic John White Building. With artifacts and photographs from the Woodstock Museum NHS and Oxford County Archives, this exhibition traces the building's history of commerce and enterprise with the formation of the John White Co. Ltd., which spanned three generations of the White family and 100 years. 

Virtual Curator Talk: The History of the John White Building:


Visual Elements 63: Annual Juried Exhibition

Visual Elements 63: Annual Juried Exhibition

Virtual Exhibition Launching: July 14, 2021
Exhibition Run: August 3, 2021 – January 22, 2022
Jurors: Daniel Cairo, Andrew Kear and Jaquie Poole

Visual Elements 63: Annual Juried Exhibition celebrates the breadth and diversity of talent that resides in Oxford County. This year’s exhibition will be presented in-person at the Woodstock Art Gallery and online as a virtual exhibition.

Funded by Oxford Community Foundation through the B & R George Fund and the Ross & Fran McElroy Fund.

View the Virtual Exhibition

Jurors Discussion and Award Ceremony:


Daniel Cairo: Painting Woodstock

Painting of a municipal building

Exhibition Run: August 3, 2021 – January 22, 2022

Local artist Daniel Cairo has been painting highly realistic scenes of Woodstock since 2019. This exhibition is the culmination of Cairo's two year project. 

The Woodstock Camera Club Presents

Black and white photo of a girl blowing bubbles

Exhibition Run: August 3, 2021 – January 8, 2022
Curator: Mary Reid

This exhibition features the winning entries from the Woodstock Camera Club's annual contests, as well as photographers of the year, images of the year and rookies of the year. This year the club held three open contests, one photo art contest and three themed contests: COVID-19 — Staying Home; Water — In Any Form; and Doors, Gates, Entrances.

Webinar: Photographic Practice in Canada:

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