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Historic Walking Tour: In George Hamilton's Footsteps (Sept 11)

Performance | AGH Design Annex


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AGH Groups

Youth Council
AGH Reads



AGH Classes


Painting Uncorked (August 26, Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 25)


Ongoing Events
Afternoon Tea at the Horse and Train Bistro (Every Sunday)
Seniors Discount Shopping Day (Third Wednesday of the month)
Monthly James Street North Art Crawl at the AGH Design Annex (August 12)

Members Only Events

New Member Tour and Shopping Event (November 10-12)



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AGH Talks



Historic Walking Tour: In George Hamilton's Footsteps

Sunday, September 11 | 9:15am - 12:30pm

Join historian and AGH Docent Bill Manson for a fascinating journey back in time to 1816 when Hamilton was founded. Meet its founder George Hamilton, explore the town he founded, and enjoy a period luncheon that George himself would have appreciated.

Gather at AGH at 9:15 am for light refreshments and an illustrated talk, followed by a tour of Saga of a City: Hamilton at 200 Years, an exhibition celebrating the founding of Hamilton. At 11:00 am, enjoy a guided walk through George Hamilton's Hamilton and end your program with an 1816-style luncheon at the George Hamilton Restaurant.

AGH Members: $35 | Non-Members: $45

Tickets must be purchased in advanced as space is limited.

  • In person at AGH Visitor Services Desk during Gallery hours
  • By phone (with credit card) at 905-527-6610, ext. 241

 

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Performance
At the AGH Design Annex, 118 James Street North

Fall schedule coming soon!


AGH Classes

Painting Uncorked at The Annex
7pm to 9pm

AGH Members $45 | Non-Members $55 (per evening)

Looking for a fun night out with friends? Want to do something creative but haven’t touched a paint brush since grade school? This is the event for you. There will be drinks and snacks and there will be paint!  We’ll guide you through the whole process and you’ll leave with a great piece of art and a new talent. Each session will be a different painting project, so try one or come to them all. No experience is needed, all materials provided and the fee includes one drink. One of our most popular programs. Spaces are limited. Please register early! Held at The Annex, 118 James street North. (directions)


August 26
Marian Dale Scott, Bud c. 1939


September 30
Lawren Harris, North Shore, Lake Superior 1924, Bud c. 1939

October 28
Erik Gamble, Even Rule 1980


November 25

Harold Feist, Hot Blood 1987

  • In person at AGH Visit or Services Desk during Gallery hours or at the AGH Design Annex
  • By email at education@artgalleryofhamilton.com
  • By phone (with credit card) at 905-527-6610, ext. 272

 



AGH Groups


AGH Youth Council



If you are between 15 and 24, and have an interest in art and culture, and sharing time with your peers, you are invited to join the AGH Youth Council, an engaging group that works together with AGH staff to create youth-centred, youth-directed activities just for you. Youth Council membership is free and we ask for a one-year commitment.

Come and see what we’re all about. Bring your friends, meet some new people, make some art and enjoy some pizza.

Email us for details youth@artgalleryofhamilton.com


G.A. Reid (Canadian 1860-1947), Forbidden Fruit 1889, oil on canvas, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Gift of the Women’s Committee, 1960

AGH READS

The AGH READS Book Club, in partnership with the Hamilton Public Library, will bring the spirited conversation that takes place through shared interests and ideas to the Gallery, in this unique group that will focus on art books-both fiction and non-fiction.

AGH Members: FREE | Non-Members: FREE

RSVP recommended as spaces are limited.



AGH Youth Council




If you are between 15 and 24, and have an interest in art and culture, and sharing time with your peers, you are invited to join the AGH Youth Council, an engaging group that works together with AGH staff to create youth-centred, youth-directed activities just for you. Youth Council membership is free and we ask for a one-year commitment.

Come and see what we’re all about. Bring your friends, meet some new people, make some art and enjoy some pizza.

Email us for details youth@artgalleryofhamilton.com






 


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Ongoing Events

Afternoon Tea at the Horse and Train Bistro!
Every Sunday

Served in the traditional English style, Afternoon Tea features delectable loose leaf teas, sandwiches, pastries and petits fours, tea biscuits with cream and jams, and various savoury baked goods.

Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea in the beautiful ambience of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Meet new friends and take the opportunity to browse the latest exhibitions. We look forward to welcoming you!

Afternoon Tea service is approximately 50 minutes per sitting.

$24.95 per person

Reservations preferred. Reservations can be made for 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm. by calling 905-527-6610 x 221 or emailing bistro@artgalleryofhamilton.com



Seniors Discount Shopping Days

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). The discount is also available at the Horse and Train Bistro!

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.

Upcoming Discount Days: July 20, August 17





Members Only Events

New Member Tour and Shopping Event
Thursday, November 10 at 6pm

New Members are invited to bring a friend on a special tour. Afterwards enjoy a double discount of 20% off all regularly priced merchandise (excluding catalogues and Art Rental + Sales) at the Shop at AGH and also at the Horse and Train Bistro. You don't need to be a new AGH Member to attend. All AGH Members are welcome.

Please RSVP to AGH Member Services at 905.527.6610 ext. 241 or email us at memberservices@artgalleryofhamilton.com

  

 

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