Carleton University Art Gallery CUAG

Current Exhibitions

Carleton Curatorial Laboratory (CCL): HERbarium

Curated by Josie Arruejo, Chelsea Black, James Botte, Brigid Christison, Michelle Jackson and Sharon Odell

In collaboration with Dr. Cindy Stelmackowich

11 September – 03 December 2017

So, what is an “herbarium?” and why is she the focus? In highlighting the “her” within HERbarium, this exhibition focuses on the highly skilled and too widely unknown women who contributed to the collection, identification, illustration, production and distribution of early scientific knowledge within the field of botany in Canada.

Annie Thibault: La chambre des cultures, foraging in time and space

Curated by Heather Anderson

11 September – 03 December 2017

Returning to the lab as a site for artistic research and experimentation, Annie Thibault is artist-in-residence in a pilot project hosted by CUAG and the Department of Biology. With the collaboration of Dr. Myron Smith, Professor in the Department of Biology, Thibault has been working with Armillaria gallica and other basidiomycota (filamentous fungi) as living material and agents.

Wrapped in Culture / participatory workshops

15 November – 23 November 2017

CUAG is hosting a series of public, participatory workshops called Wrapped in Culture, a powerful reclamation project grounded in community engagement. Nine artists will work at CUAG from 10 am - 4 pm on 15-17 November and 20-23 November, and from noon - 4 pm on 18 November. You are welcome to drop by and help the artists while they work!