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The RMG is open to visitors once again

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery has opened its doors to the public after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of July 28, the Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG) has reopened its doors to the public.

To reopen safely, the RMG is putting a number of protocols and guidelines in place to ensure the health and safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff.

The gallery has temporarily adjusted its hours to the following: Mondays are closed; and Tuesdays to Sundays are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  A special time Tuesday to Thursday, from 10 a.m. to noon, is available only to seniors and immune-compromised individuals.

What the gallery is doing to protect visitors:

– Limiting the number of visitors to the gallery.

– Increasing cleaning, particularly of high touch areas.

– Providing hand sanitizer at entrances and exits.

– Restricting elevator access to one person or one household.

– Cancelled all onsite group programming for the foreseeable future.

– Closing interactive spaces and installations; closing the community lounge.

– Installed plexiglass at the reception and shop counters.

Visitors are being asked to:

– Self-assess before visiting. For those feeling unwell, they are asked to stay at home and use the Virtual RMG at

– Check hours as they are reduced at this time

– Wear a mask during the visit to help protect others. Those who don’t have their own can get one at the RMG upon arrival.

– Social distance during the visit. There will be cues for visitors throughout the space. Visitors are asked to be mindful of some of the narrowed corridors.

– Check in at the welcome desk in the RMG shop upon arrival

– Follow the one-way route throughout the galleries. There will be arrows, directional signage, and a map shared upon arrival.

– The coat room will be closed, so plan accordingly.

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