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MacLaren Art Centre Doors Open Simcoe County

MacLaren Art Centre

This gallery serves Barrie and Simcoe County, combining a renovated 1917 Carnegie public library with a dynamic contemporary addition designed in 2001 by Siamak Hariri. In addition to a permanent collection of contemporary Canadian art, the gallery presents a year-round program of exhibitions. It features multiple galleries, an education centre, a sculpture courtyard, café, gift shop and framing services.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

37 Mulcaster Street
Barrie, Ontario
Telephone: 705-721-9696


Year built: 1917, 2001
Architect: Chapman & McGiffin (1917); Siamak Hariri (2001)
Architectural style: Classical revival
Building type: Museum
Landscape: Garden

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 21, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MacLaren Art Centre 37 Mulcaster Street