AGH at Home is designed to deliver engaging exhibition and collection content for visitors to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes! Regularly updated with at-home activities, AGH Magazine articles, and behind-the-scenes videos, this platform brings the art gallery experience straight to your fingertips.
AGH at Home
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Annie Pootoogook, Playing Super Nintendo, 2003-2004, ink, graphite and crayon on paper. Art Gallery of Hamilton, Acquired with the assistance of the Alfred Wavell Peene and Susan Nottle Peene Memorial, 2006. ©Dorset Fine Arts
Join Sara Dickinson as she reads What Do You Do With an Idea by Kobi Yamada! Sara narrates as we showcase closeups of the pictures in the book, so you won’t miss a thing!
Join AGH Youth Coordinator, Tyler Van Holst for an Online Workshop Wednesday! Tyler will lead a follow-along Art Project from the comfort of his home studio! Together, we will look at the art of Character Drawing and Illustration.
Join Artist/Educator, Tyler Van Holst for an Online Arts Activity from the comfort of his home studio! This week we will be creating landscapes with paper and collage materials.
Join AGH Youth Coordinator, Tyler Van Holst for an Online Workshop Wednesday! Tyler will lead a follow-along Art Project from the comfort of his home studio! Together, we will create a three-page comic book with an exciting story and characters!
Join Artist/Educator, Tyler Van Holst for an Online Arts Activity from the comfort of his home studio! This week, we will be looking at how to draw buildings! Together we will draw buildings of all different types, sizes, and shapes. We will practice how to draw them near and how to draw them far away!
Join Artist/Educator, Tyler Van Holst for an Online Arts Activity from the comfort of his home studio! This week, we will be looking at how to build things with boxes! Together we will talk about forms and shapes and how to make ordinary boxes into amazing Sculptures!
Featuring Halina Dryschka, the director of 2019 AGH film festival documentary favourite, Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint, this film talk explores the film and the artist it seeks to champion!
Did you catch our Online Film Series screening of The Wild Goose Lake? Be sure to check out this discussion on the film between Film Program Curator Ryan Ferguson and Hamilton filmmaker Terrance Odette!
We interviewed Nancy Fedorovitch, whose foundation aims to give significantly to the performing and visual arts sectors, including the Art Gallery of Hamilton. We discussed her relationship to Hamilton, the arts, and the value of supporting arts institutions in our communities.
Join Associate Curator Tara Ng for an exploration of the Ottawa-based artist, Meryl McMaster, whose newest body of work has made international waves across Canada, the UK, France, and Australia.
Take a glimpse at an exhibition that was slated to open the very first day of our temporary public closure due to the pandemic, Hidden: Sharing the Stories of Ontario’s Young Carers.
Join us for a virtual tour of one of the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s best known works, Kim Adams’s Bruegel-Bosch Bus!
This incredible installation is the product of over 20+ years of work by Canadian artist, Kim Adams. Influenced by the works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Hieronymus Bosch, Adams has poured many stories and winding tales into this explosive piece, and we’ve done our best to cover the impetus behind the beginnings of it in this tour!
This the past year (2019-2020), the Art Gallery of Hamilton was fortunate to begin their Artist in Residency program with notable artist, and creator of allegorical minimalism, Reinhard Reitzenstein!
In this video, Reinhard looks back at his practice and the large scale community projects that were his focus during the residence, including a large scale drawing of a maple tree that was filled in with 80+ languages.
From October 2018 to March 2019, the AGH was home to an exhibition of the incredible Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) artist, Norval Morrisseau. Learn more about the artist with curator Tara Ng!
From December 2018 to May 2019, Hamilton Now: Object brought a range of sculptural work by Hamilton artists to the Gallery. Check out this interview with Christopher Reid Flock about his use of Virtual Reality to bring sculpture to digital life.
From the International Art Collection
The Painter in his Studio 1907
Walter Richard Sickert (British 1860-1942)
oil on canvas, Gift of the Women's Committee, 1974