Professional Development For Artists

OAC Exhibition Assistance Program

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is a third-party recommender in zone 4 for the Ontario Arts Council’s Exhibition Assistance Program. Artists living in this zone are welcome to apply through the AGP for grants that assist in the preparation of upcoming exhibitions. Please follow the link below for more information, including zones & the application. The AGP accepts applications on an on-going basis and conducts two reviews per year.

We are no longer accepting paper or PDF submissions. All applications should be submitted online through NOVA, OAC’s online portal (link below).

For more details visit the OAC’s website:
OAC Exhibition Assistance page


The OAC has decided to open the 2020-21 program on  September 1, 2020 – January 15, 2021.

The revised schedule is temporary, for this year only, and is directly related to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on public exhibitions.

Print Press Rental

The AGP is one of the few facilities in the area with a working press and it is now available for rent by practicing artists and experienced students of printmaking arts. The press is a Praga Studio Etching Press with a bed size of 48 by 30 inches. For more information about rates and available times, please contact the Art Gallery of Peterborough at 705 743 9179.