|Storytime | Sara Reads "The Most Magnificent Thing"
Join Sara Dickinson as she reads The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires!
Sara narrates as we showcase closeups of the pictures in the book, so you won't miss a thing! Just sit back and enjoy as she guides you through a beautiful story about believing in yourself!
Thanks for tuning in and come back next week for more!
*Please note this video will be available for one week before we take it down in place of the next one!
|Online Workshop Wednesday: Assemblage Sculptures
Join AGH Youth Coordinator, Tyler Van Holst for an Online Workshop Wednesday! Tyler will lead a follow-along Art Project inspired by Kim Adams’s Bruegel-Bosch Bus, from the comfort of his home studio! Together, we will go through the process of creating an assemblage sculpture using found objects.
This activity was livestreamed on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
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AGH ONLINE FILM SERIES
|Online Film Series: Corpus Christi
Join us as we extend the AGH Film Series from our screens to yours! From March 27 to April 3, stream AGH Film Series title, the Academy Award-nominated Corpus Christi, from the comfort of your own home.
Then, join us Friday, April 3 for a special online discussion of the film with AGH Film Program Curator, Ryan Ferguson!
|Online Film Series: The Wild Goose Lake
From April 3 to April 10, stream AGH Film Series title, the Palme d’Or-nominated The Wild Goose Lake!
Then, join us Friday, April 10 for a special online discussion of the film with AGH Film Program Curator, Ryan Ferguson!
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AGH Magazine Articles
|The New Normal
This editorial from Director of Programs and Education Tor Lukasik-Foss explores our present situation in the few weeks following our temporary closure.
|The Artist's Dream Exhibition Showcase: Édouard Vuillard’s Jeanne Raunay in “Iphigenia”
Today’s Exhibition Showcase explores Jean-Édouard Vuillard's Jeanne Raunay in "Iphigenia," a turn-of-the-century work by one of French Symbolism's eminent painters and stage decorators.
|The Contemporaries Exhibition Showcase: The Isaacs Gallery
The Contemporaries focuses on two artist groups central to 1950s Toronto: Painters Eleven and the artists associated with art dealer Avrom Isaacs. Today’s Exhibition Showcase explores The Isaacs Gallery as a necessary foundation for understanding the two exhibitions and the artists presented therein.
|The Contemporaries Exhibition Showcase: Painters Eleven
Painters Eleven grew out of a shared frustration amongst abstract artists towards the conservative Toronto culture of the 1950s. In 1953, William Ronald convinced a department store to hang abstract art in their furniture displays, setting the stage for the first exhibition by the group soon known as Painters Eleven.
|Early Snow Exhibition Response: (F)NOR's UNDERCUT
Local artist collective (F)NOR (aka For No Other Reason) operates within the operandi of a feminist, political, body-positive, gender-inquisitive collective, and have created a performance art work titled UNDERCUT, in response to Michael Snow’s Walking Women.
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|Reitzenstein in the Gallery
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!
|Norval Morrisseau at the AGH!
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!
|Hamilton Now: Object interview with Christopher Reid Flock
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!
|Hamilton Now: Subject with Artists Nedda Baba & Amber Helene Müller St. Thomas
Here at the AGH from June to November 2018, Hamilton Now: Subject featured eight local artists exploring Hamilton identity. Learn more with artists Nedda Baba and Amber Müller St. Thomas!
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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
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