Toronto Gallery Week

ADAC Announces Toronto Gallery Week

The Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC) is excited to announce that this October 26-31st it will be presenting a Toronto Gallery Week. This online and in person initiative supports and promotes galleries in the city with ongoing or special in-gallery programming, including those who are hosting other galleries in their spaces

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Remembering Peter Ohler Sr.

It is with heavy hearts, we share the news of the passing of Canadian Art Dealer, Peter Ohler Sr. Our condolences to his family including ADAC Board Member, Peter Ohler Jr. Rod Green of Masters Gallery (Calgary) has written the following tribute to his mentor. Peter Ohler Sr., was a

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Recognizing Appraisal Committee Co-Chair, Jeanette Langmann of Uno Langmann Gallery

This month we are recognizing Appraisal Committee Co-Chair, Jeanette Langmann. Jeanette is the Director of Uno Langmann Gallery, Vancouver and to say she volunteers her time to community service in the arts is an understatement. Jeanette helped to found the ADAC Appraisal Service and is a Past-President of ADAC. With

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COVID-19 Resources for Galleries

Dear ADAC Members, As we all navigate our way through this new and strange world, we at ADAC wanted to let you know that we have you – our members, friends and arts community – in mind. Our team is working safely from home, with access to all our files

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ADAC Ask Us Anything Question and Answer Series

Curious about the ADAC, our advocacy work, membership, galleries, and more? On March 8th-10th, 2021, we held our first Q+A Series, where we invited the public to ask us anything on our social media accounts. Below we have compiled answers to your thoughtful questions! Q+A ADAC History Q: “Who started the

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ADAC Welcomes New Executive Director: Emma Roberts

Greetings to all and nice to “e-meet” you! I am delighted to come on board as the new Executive Director for ADAC. I joined Base Consulting in 2012, after 10 years in the corporate world. I provide team leadership and management for national associations within various sectors. I enjoy supporting

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Miriam Shiell Fine Art

2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Miriam Shiell

In the early fall of 2020, we began highlighting past recipients of the ADAC’s Lifetime Achievement Award to share the stories and unique paths of leaders in the Canadian arts. Today, we are delighted to share our first highlight of 2021, award recipient (2014), Miriam Shiell. Miriam Shiell immigrated to

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Winter Newsletter: President’s Message

Hello, my fellow members and Happy New Year. I hope that you all had time to rest and recharge your batteries over the holidays. I want to start 2021 by thanking all of you for your dedication to ADAC. Many of you work diligently to ensure that this Association can

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Gallery Jones Artist: Scott Sueme

Deck the Walls: Add Canadian Art to Your Home this Holiday

Nothing speaks the spirit of the season like a new family tradition, purchase high-quality Canadian art from a member of the Art Dealer’s Association of Canada. Deck the halls with art the entire family can enjoy for generations to come! See the link in our bio for the ADAC member

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Jean-Pierre Valentin

Galerie Valentin, long-time ADAC member, permanently closes its doors

It was in 1934 that Lucienne and Louis Lange founded Galerie L’Art Francais on Laurier Avenue in Montreal. Many interesting artists were showing their work at that time such as Ozias Leduc, Marc-Aurèle Suzor-Coté and Marc-Aurèle Fortin among others. In 1975 Jean-Pierre Valentin and his wife Anne-Marie bought L’Art Francais

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