WAG Current Exhibitions

Our Furry Friends

Oil painting of a St. Bernard dog

Exhibition Run: October 8, 2022 – June 24, 2023
Curator: Reilly Knowles

Our Furry Friends combines artworks of cats and dogs from the Woodstock Art Gallery's permanent collection with photographs and artifacts from the Woodstock Museum National Historic Site to celebrate the animal companions of our past, present, and creative imaginations.


Of a Feather

Two soapstone sculptures of birds and a framed artwork displayed in window vitrines

Nellie Appaqaq, Inuk (1936), Bird E-972 B2493-2, soapstone, 10.90 x 18.00 x 6.50 cm, Estate of Diana Knight, Woodstock Art Gallery Permanent Collection

Exhibition Run: October 8, 2022 – June 24, 2023
Curated by Reilly Knowles

Birds have long been a fascination of the human imagination. These nine artworks from the Woodstock Art Gallery’s permanent collection speak to a wide geographic area as well as a diversity of cultural perspectives. Across these works, the bird is rendered more than just a humble creature of flesh and feather, but is transmuted through the artist’s brush or chisel into an expression of the human spirit. Whatever our physical differences, artists have long sought to convey that birds and humans are of a feather.

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