Have you heard about the arrests regarding fake Morrisseau pieces? Read about the controversies and why The AGH was contacted by the OPP below! Christine Braun, our Collections Department Lead, drafted this content to place on the gallery wall next to our Morrisseau pieces to add some contextual background to the collection. Unfortunately, the piece … Continued
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The Art Gallery of Hamilton was deeply saddened to learn of the recent loss of one of our foremost supporters of the permanent collection. Hubert “Bert” Stitt passed away on December 12, 2020, at age 87, surrounded by his family. The impact Bert (as he insisted on being called) and Barbara – his beloved wife … Continued
James Tissot’s oil on canvas Croquet is a popular and celebrated painting from the AGH permanent collection. Created in 1877-1878, the work entered the collection in 1965 and has since that time traveled the world as an important player in numerous exhibitions. Born in France and living in England during the 1870s, James Tissot is … Continued
Learn about John Marriott’s Play of Light series where he highlights classical portrait sculpture from the AGH permanent collection in a way contrary to the typical rules of exhibition and display: shot in complete darkness and illuminated only by the ambient light from a cell phone.
What does it take to get one giant painting across the Atlantic ocean? Follow the journey of Mihály Munkácsy’s Christ Before Pilate from the AGH to its new home at the Déri Museum in Debrecen, Hungary.