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The AGH Annex is a a beautifully restored 19th century heritage building and creativity lab where experimental exhibitions, performances and unique culturel happenings emerge and unfold on a regular basis. Paired with a locally-focused retail area and public venue space, the AGH Annex provides a cultural hub if activitiy and creativitiy in the heart of downtown Hamilton.


Photo: Mike Lalich




Jamie Tennant
Wednesday, October 26, 7pm
Jamie Tennant is a writer and radio program director based in Hamilton. This fall he will debut a novel through Palimpsest Press, a humorous tale of a misanthrope who finds himself stranded in a supernatural and unpredictable patch of rural Scotland.
Free Admission


Friday, November 18, 7 - 9:30pm
Are you an artist, writer, or performer with a creative block? Have some new work that is just not working? Looking for some art-school-style critical feedback? Crit Night is a new program that offers all of that. In our first event, join a panel of guest critics: artists, curators, gallerists from the region along with a few brave souls who are willing to brave public scrutiny. Join us at the Crit Night Launch party, have a drink and see what it’s all about. Sign up to present as our Crit Night schedule starts in the New Year.

Free Admission


Saturday, November 19, 1- 3:30pm
In this introductory workshop, participants will learn some of the basics of making books. Handmade books make great journals, sketchbooks or gifts. All materials provided, and our tools are available for you to use. Image: Yuri Dojc, Book, Bardejov, 2007.

AGH Members $35 | Non Members $40
905.527.6610 ext 241 or education@artgalleryofhamilton.com




Saturday, December 17, 1- 3:30pm
In a class designed for parents and kids to work together, participants will use stamps, make prints and otjer mark-making techniques to create holiday cards or ornaments. This class is a perfect for kids ages and 8 and up and their parents or for teens and adults of any age!

AGH Members $35 | Non Members $40
Children age 8 to 12 $20

To register call 905.527.6610 ext 241 or email education@artgalleryofhamilton.com

AGH Annex Reads
Second Wednesday of each month at 7pm

The AGH Reads Book Club is bringing a new chapter to the Annex featuring Canadian literature with a special focus on regional authors and settings. Come out and enjoy an evening of discussion in the heart of the arts district at the AGH Annex.

October 12: Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving the Kids on School Bus 3077 by Craig Davidson
November 9: The Captain of Kinnoull Hill by Jamie Tennant
December 14: Saints Unexpected by Brent Van Staalduinen (set in Hamilton)





Every third Wednesday of the month, seniors 65 years and older will receive a special 10% discount on all regularly priced merchandise at the Shop at AGH and the Art+Design Store at the AGH Design Annex (catalogues and Art Rental + Sales excluded).

AGH Senior Members receive a total of 20% off!


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Regular Hours
Tuesday: 11 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 11 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 6 pm
Friday: 11 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm

CLOSED Sundays, Mondays & Holidays (including New
Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Canada Day, Christmas Day , Boxing Day and Family Day)

James Street North
Art Crawl

(2nd Friday of the month)
11 am - 11 pm