The Art Gallery of Bancroft (ABC) is a public art gallery which boasts a permanent collection including a large collection of Oscar Schlienger's work. The AGB Gallery Shop displays work from the area's artists and artisans and exhibitions from local art and craft associations. Operated by volunteers and financed by fundraising, the AGB mounts 12 exhibitions per year focusing on local artists. Every month the Gallery presents new shows, which include the annual "Invitation - Juried Exhibition" for which the best in show receives the David B Milne Award. In encouraging public participation in the visual arts, the Gallery runs a slate of workshops (mostly one-day sessions) throughout the year with talented instructors teaching skills in a variety of artistic media. Our Gallery is run by 23 volunteers who worked a total of 4008 hours last year welcoming 3747 visitors. The Gallery is in its 38th year of operation.
The Gallery held one and two day workshops by artists ... in portraiture, ... painting The Canadian Shield in watercolour, ... in acrylic and ... - Painting a Watercolour Streetscene: Exploring The Passion of Colour, Light and Design! " and ... - Painting a Watercolour Streetscene: Exploring the Passion of COlour, Light and Design! " amongst others.