PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT social distancing and masks
WILL STILL BE IN EFFECT AFTER MARCH 21 AND WILL be mandatory when visiting.

Proof of vaccination, for all eligible age groups, will be required for all events, workshops, seminars facility rentals and classes.  Individuals visiting gallery exhibitions are not required to provide proof of vaccination.

To ensure the well-being of both Public Art Centre staff and visitors, new safety protocols have been established:
  • All visitors must self-assess before visiting the Public Art Centre. Please stay home if you are not feeling well.
  • Please visit External link opens in new tab or windowOntario Health West  for their online assessment tool
  • Visitors are required to wear self-provided masks.(additional masks are available at entry)
  • Hand sanitizer is provided upon entry and throughout the public space.
  • Please follow the directional signs when touring the exhibitions.
  • The Public Art Centre will limit the building’s capacity and use signage to prevent congestion. (Current restrictions: 10 visitors at a time)
  • All visitors and staff must maintain a two-metre distance from each other. Household groups may remain together. Children must stay with an adult at all times.
  • No running in the facility.
  • We encourage visitors to follow a one-way designated path when entering and exiting the gallery spaces.
  • Gallery Three is limited to two visitors, unless the group is from the same household.
  • Plexiglas barriers have been installed at the reception desk.
  • A Hand sanitation station has be placed at entry and stringent cleaning practices will be in place throughout the Public Art Centre.
  • The public washroom in the Public Art Centre will be closed.
  • High-touch points, such as service counters and entry doors, will be cleaned every 30 minutes.
  • Elevator will not be in use to the public.

  • Public tours, programs and special events are postponed until further notice, as guided by the Provincial Public Health and the provincial government. This includes all social events, on-site educational school programs and exhibition openings.