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click image to enlarge The Design Annex is a creativity lab where experimental exhibitions are mounted and intimate performances staged, complemented by an exciting home and office Art + Design Store and versatile venue rental space.

Located at 118 James Street North in a beautifully restored 19th century heritage building, the AGH Design Annex provides an alternate venue for AGH programming and events that is unique in Hamilton.


Photo: Mike Lalich

AGH appreciates the generosity of the Design Annex launch partners:

American Standard, Sonic Unyon Records, TCA Thier + Curran Architects, Touch Communications, Turkstra Lumber

Gross Sales Architectural Lighting, Red Hill Toyota Scion, Painting-Canada
Belanger Engineering, Delso Group of Companies, Tomken Electrical

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 Members who are seniors, regardless of their Membership category, will also receive an additional 10% discount–a total savings of 20%–on Seniors Discount Shopping Days.

Join us September 11-14, 2014 for Hamilton's Annual Supercrawl celebration on James Street North!

The Design Annex will be open
Friday, September 12, 2014 – until 11:00 pm,
Saturday, September 13, 2014 – 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
and Sunday, September 14, 2014 – 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm


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    Venue Rental

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

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

James Street North
Art Crawl

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