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The Galleries

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As a public community gallery for the 1000 Islands region located in downtown Brockville, our mission is to enhance visual literacy and provide vivid cultural experiences through engaging historical artistic traditions and innovative modern visual arts exhibits.


Current Exhibits

Nonfiction Reading Room Gallery

January - March 2018

Walker House Wednesday Afternoon Art Studio


Fiction Reading Room Gallery

January - March 2018

Alan Ince


Young Adult Gallery

Winter 2018

Thousand Islands Secondary School Visual Arts Students


Open Call to Artists

Brockville Public Library accepts submissions for our exhibit programming roster. Established and emerging visual artists are invited to submit exhibition proposals. Preference will be given to local artists from the 1000 Islands area.

The Library provides promotion through online and social media and offers the opportunity for an opening reception. The Brockville Public Library does not charge exhibition fees or commission on sales; however donations, either financial or in kind, are appreciated.

If you are interested in exhibiting your artwork in our galleries please fill out the Exhibit Proposal Form and submit to Brandy at brandy@brockvillelibrary.ca.

Artist Open Call


Permanent Collection

The Galleries @ Brockville Public Library holds a number of works of art on exhibit by historical and contemporary Canadian artists, including Lawren Harris, R.H. Lindsay, Richard Jack, Frederick Coburn and Percy Woodcock who were integral artists in the Brockville Arts School from 1886 to 1898.

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Upcoming Special Events

  • March Break at the Library
    "Try things and make stuff!" Drop in between March 12th - March 17th for free programs for all ages! Details

  • St Patrick's Day Family Celebration
    Stop in between 2-4 pm to celebrate with the Brockville Irish Cultural Society! There will be refreshments, crafts, songs and dance. For all ages. Details

  • Bookmarks Author
    Meet author Jennifer DeBruin for a book talk hosted by the Friends at 2 pm. Details

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