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Volunteer Positions

Curatorial Comittee:

Solicit, review, and select applications from artists to exhibit their work in the Gallery or in the Showcase, and to arrange and oversee the display of exhibitions in the Gallery.

Community Outreach Committee:

Assist in promoting the Gallery and its activities at community festivals and events.

Fund Development Committee:

Actively seek sponsorships, donations and other funds to help with Gallery operations.

Children’s Art Education Presenters:

Help lead local school visits to the Gallery that link visual art to the Ontario Curriculum and facilitate ‘hands on’ art activities with the children. Art and Teaching experience an asset, but not necessary as training is provided. (Three Hour Shifts)

Docent-Receptionists:

Help keep the Gallery open for visitors when staff are unavailable, primarily on Saturdays. (Three Hour Shifts)

Poster/Marketing Assistants:

Assist with putting up Gallery exhibit and art programming posters around the City of Kawartha Lakes (Once per month)

Bingo Helpers:

Assist one Wednesday evening a month (approximately) to sell cards or take cash. (Two hour shifts)

Art a la Mode Event Committee:

Help organize the Gallery’s major annual fundraiser and assist in the solicitation of silent and live auction items.

For more information, please contact the Gallery at 705-324-1780 or email

art @ thelindsaygallery.com


Volunteer News

The Board is proud to announce that their two nominees for the 2013 Volunteer Service Awards were accepted by the Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat. The certificate and pins were presented by Laurie Scott, MPP at a special ceremony at the Lindsay Armouries in May.

Harry Ash

Betty Crombie
Claire Fisk
Sheila Mayville
Robbyn Moore
Richard Thompson

Congratulations to all Volunteers. We thank them for all of their hard work and continued support.

We are always looking for eager new volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact Christina Burns, Executive Director, at 705-324-1780 to discuss available opportunities.

For Past Volunteer News go to the Archives page.


30th Anniversary Banner

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Conceived to mark the 30th anniversary of the incorporation of The Lindsay Gallery in 2006, this colourful four-metre canvas banner (shown right) hangs in the Lindsay Public Library branch's stairwell leading to the Lindsay Gallery on the second floor.

Each 5x6 inch square was individually created and handpainted by members and friends of the Gallery. Spaces in the two top rows of the banner were done by some of the Gallery's original members, including Marion Larocque, Sandra Ackert, and Lois Smith Brennan. Longtime members Brenda Milner and Dorothy DeNure are also represented near the top of the banner. The banner was the inspiration of Gallery member Jane Stewart who saw the project through to completion over a period of many months.

It has now become a popular symbol of the Gallery and has been incorporated into the Gallery's logo.