The Rotunda Gallery, located on the ground floor of City Hall, features monthly exhibits of local artists’ work.

On this page:

  1. Hours
  2. Current exhibition schedule
  3. Call for proposals
  4. Photo gallery

Hours

The gallery is open to visitors during these hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • weekends and holidays: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Current exhibition schedule

The Rotunda Gallery features monthly exhibits of the work of regional artists.

Open the accordions below to learn about the artists with exhibits in 2022 and 2023.

July 2022 - Carol Folino

Carol is a local painter. Her exhibition entitled Portraits of Courage showcases powerful self-portraits and portraits. They express the plight of others who have demonstrated great courage in the face of adversity and her own journey dealing with grief, loss and anxiety.

Carol's website

August 2022 - Nehad abd Alkader

Nehad is a Kurdish visual artist, and newcomer to Canada who had to flee Syria. This is his first exhibition in a public art gallery in Canada, entitled Deferred Endings. Expressive faces look at the viewer from the canvases: they reference mythological and folk stories, but also have subtle hints of reflection over the painful experiences of conflict, wondering about the future of the world.

Nehad's Instagram

September and October 2022 - Kat Hernden

Kat is a local artist working out of Globe Studios. She is fascinated by patterns. Using the geometry and patterns visible in many buildings around the city she has used them as inspiration to create a body of work using canvas, acrylics and then hand stitching the canvas with thread. Presenting In Plain Sight.

Kat's website

November and December 2022 - Fariba Kalantari

Fariba is not only an artist, but also a cell biology researcher, and an avid traveler. The exhibition An Unconditional Life will mostly consist of ink illustrations from her travel journal collection. She attempts to capture memories and impressions, often portraying vernacular buildings and the street life and people around them.

Fariba's website

January and February 2023 - Sharon van Starkenburg

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March and April 2023 - Natalie McDonald

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Natalie's Instagram

Call for proposals

If you’re a visual artist and want to showcase your work in the Rotunda Gallery, visit our call for proposals page to find application information.


Photo gallery

Check out the photo gallery below to see some photos of the Rotunda Gallery.

Photo Gallery: Rotunda Gallery will appear here on the public site.