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Robert McLaughlin Gallery

72 Queen St | Civic Centre, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 3Z3, Canada
+1 905-576-3000
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We have rented space for our business function twice at this location and have had good experiences... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2014
Lauren M
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Toronto, Canada
Lovely setting with great food.

This restaurant overlooks city hall and the Oshawa Library and the park that separates them. In the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2014
TeeZeeOntario
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Ontario
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The RMG is a vibrant, engaging public art museum located in Oshawa's civic centre between City Hall and the McLaughlin Public Library. The largest gallery in Durham Region, the RMG occupies an inspired 36,000 square foot building designed by noted architect Arthur Erickson. Featuring a Permanent Collection of over 4000 works, and four galleries of diverse and changing exhibitions, the RMG holds a significant collection of Modern and Contemporary Canadian art, and the largest collection of works by Painters Eleven in Canada. Creative education programs, an eclectic gallery shop, fun monthly events, inspiring event spaces, an art archive and library, and two art studios are found at the RMG.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“art lovers” (4 reviews)
“modern art” (3 reviews)
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72 Queen St | Civic Centre, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 3Z3, Canada
Downtown Oshawa
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+1 905-576-3000
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

We have rented space for our business function twice at this location and have had good experiences both times. Parking nearby is free after 6 pm which is perfect for our evening events. Even when not free its still reasonable and a couple of hours...More

Thank Lauren M
TheRMG, Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Thank you so much for sharing your special day with us!

Reviewed 4 March 2014

This restaurant overlooks city hall and the Oshawa Library and the park that separates them. In the evening it has a warm ambience and the food is equally inviting.

1  Thank TeeZeeOntario
TheRMG, Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Thanks for the kind words! Our restaurant is currently closed, but is available for private events and venue rental.

Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Robert McLaughlin is the finest art gallery an hour east of Toronto. It has shows of artists of the highest quality. The building is very becoming and comfortable with several rooms to display the art exhibit of choice. It is one of the highlights...More

2  Thank Arjuna13
TheRMG, Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Thanks so much for your visit! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 August 2013

Beautiful surroundings, my sister had her wedding photo's done here, excellent location, gardens, and architecture.

Thank Marina D
TheRMG, Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

We're so glad you enjoyed! Come back soon.

Reviewed 4 August 2013

This gallery although small, has interesting showings from time to time. They also hold art camps for children in the summer months.

1  Thank crazygal10
TheRMG, Public Relations Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015

Thank you for your visit - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 July 2013

I was very impressed with the quality of art displayed. It is a small gallery but definitely well worth seeing. The gift shop is lovely - I found a unique gift there. I have yet to try the restaurant but will give it a try.

1  Thank Louella H
TheRMG, Public Relations Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015

Thank you for your visit - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

We held our wedding here and Cheryl-Ann was soo easy to work with and their preferred caterer Pilar is absolutely amazing. We couldn't have asked for a better place!!!! And the art is nice too!

Thank helicrazed
TheRMG, Manager at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Thank you for holding your wedding here! We're so glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 14 December 2012

I took me sister here for lunch she was visting from halifax and had requested a window seat.We couldn't get one even though I booked 2 weeks in advance.The gift shop was nice but I was upsetabout the reservation so I wouldn't go back

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Not a huge gallery but still enough to keep you occupied for an hour. Great stuff to see, some local artists and a little gift shop with some great books on Oshawa. Once our kids are a little older we may enroll them in some...More

1  Thank Scheepeb
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Beautiful, unique, inspiring! Staff are very helpful and informative. A nice place to visit and admission is the price of a donation.

1  Thank Patti2010
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