Professional Development For Artists

OAC Exhibition Assistance Program

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is a Zone 4 Recommender for the Ontario Arts Council’s Exhibition Assistance Program. This program supports Ontario-based artists and artist collectives working in visual arts, craft and media art practices in the presentation of their artwork in a confirmed public exhibition.

For full program and application details please visit the OAC’s Exhibition Assistance page.
We accept and assess applications on an ongoing basis until funds are spent.


Funding Priorities
  • Artistic merit
  • Significance of exhibition to the artist’s career
  • Public impact of exhibition (including location and duration of exhibition)
  • OAC priority groups and artists living within our catchment area
For additional information contact:


All applications are submitted through the OAC’s Nova Platform, which is available by clicking the link above.


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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.

The gallery is OPEN Wednesday to Sunday, from 11am - 5pm. Admission is FREE!

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