Art at 395

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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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Welcome to Art at 395 Mulock Drive

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Now Displaying in the 395 Executive Gallery: 

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NGA "Turning Inward, Looking Outward" Exhibition   

January 22 to April 12, 2024

Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

This special juried exhibition of artwork by members of the Newmarket Group of Artists (NGA) responds to the theme of Turning Inward, Looking Outward. On view are artworks in a range of media that reflect a journey of discovery, reflection and introspection. As you view these artworks, we invite you to consider your relationships with others and with the world at large. 

The NGA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, recognition, and celebration of the visual arts in Newmarket. Their main objective is to provide an umbrella organization for visual artists in Newmarket, giving them a voice within the community and fostering a sense of community within the group. 

Artwork is available for purchase. All inquiries about the purchase of the artwork can be directed to Sarah Ernst, Supervisor, Culture Services, sernst@newmarket.ca.

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Previous Executive Gallery Exhibits

Fall 2023 - NGA "Letting Go" Exhibition

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October 30, 2023 to January 12, 2024

This special juried exhibition of artwork by members of the Newmarket Group of Artists (NGA) responded to the theme of Letting Go. On view were artworks that explored the changes and opportunities that life presented. With every opportunity comes a decision, and sometimes that means a dream, or another path must be turned away from. In a painting, for example, each new brushstroke buries whatever lay beneath it, changing the work forever.  

"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." (Lao Tzu)

Summer 2023 - NGA "Summer Love" Exhibition

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July 24 to October 20, 2023

This special juried exhibition of artwork by members of the Newmarket Group of Artists (NGA) responds to the theme of Summer Love. The artists had responded to the exhibition's theme through a variety of interpretations and media. On view were artworks that explored the meaning of love and the lightness and playfulness that is often associated with summer. 

"A life without love is like a year without summer." (Jenna Evans Welch)


Did you know you can view art on display at the Town of Newmarket Municipal Offices? 
There are 3 gallery spaces within the Town Offices for you to discover:


395 Executive Gallery
We accept proposals for exhibitions throughout the year. CLICK HERE to learn more about how to submit a request. Questions? Check our FAQ here.

395 Permanent Collection

Every year since 1999, the Town of Newmarket has been building its permanent art collection that celebrates our rich local history and heritage through purchasing one artwork from the annual Newmarket Heritage Juried Art Contest. Artists from across Ontario are invited to submit works that reflect on Newmarket, including but not limited to the Municipality's culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment from the past or at present.

Our permanent art collection serves to capture some of the moments, monuments, and reflections of what makes Newmarket an extraordinary place to work, play and live.

395 Community Gallery
There are two juried shows presented in this gallery each year:
  • The Newmarket High Schools Art Contest 
  • The Heritage Art Contest
For more details on how to apply to our 395 Community Gallery visit newmarket.ca/artsandculture