Museums at a Crossroads

Zainub Verjee at the Ideas Digital Forum, 2018

Canadian museums, caught between the pandemic and a conundrum about their role in a changing society, are in crisis” Zainub Verjee, Executive Director of Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries sets out how Canada’s museums are not only struggling financially but are also caught in an identity crisis. Read the full article…

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Professional Development

Join Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries for our upcoming online workshops on January 20, 2022, and a two-day workshop on March 16&17, 2022! These workshops are perfect for senior, mid-career, and emerging professionals to gain professional knowledge, skills and practices in the public art gallery and museum sector.  Read more about it here…