Plan Your Visit
The AGH WILL REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC Thursday, July 16.
Saturday, JULY 11, AND SUNDAY, JULY 12 we will be open TO MEMBERS AND FRONT LINE WORKERS.
We are excited to announce that the Art Gallery of Hamilton will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 16 featuring our extended exhibitions Early Snow: Michael Snow 1947 – 1962 and Artist’s Dream: Works of French Symbolism! The Gallery will be free admission throughout the month of July as a thank you to our returning visitors.
As an additional thank you to our loyal AGH Members, donors, and to the front-line workers, who have supported us throughout these challenging times, we are opening our doors for a preview visit on Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12. We appreciate everything you have done and continue to do for the community and for the AGH!
Until further notice the AGH will be open Thursday and Friday 11am – 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday 11am – 4pm with new protocols and restrictions in place to ensure that our staff, volunteers, and visitors remain safe. More details on what those will be forthcoming. Please visit this page for the most up-to-date processes in place.
We have had to reschedule several of our upcoming exhibitions due to our closure, and new dates and details will be released as they are confirmed. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Hours, Admission, Directions & Parking
Plan your visit to the AGH with information about the Gallery’s admission, directions and hours.
Monday Temporarily Closed
Tuesday Temporarily Closed
Wednesday Temporarily Closed
Thursday Temporarily Closed
Friday Temporarily Closed
Saturday Temporarily Closed
Sunday Temporarily Closed
The AGH is OPEN from 12 pm – 5 pm on Family Day, March Break Monday and Tuesday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, and Thanksgiving Day. We are CLOSED Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
*Group Tours require a minimum of 2 weeks advanced notice. Click here for more details.
EXHIBITION TOURS ARE FREE WITH ADMISSION EVERY WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND STATUTORY HOLIDAY AT 1:00 PM
Gallery Level 2 and the Jean and Ross Fischer Gallery are FREE ADMISSION courtesy of Orlick Industries.
SPECiAL EXHIBITION Admission
Seniors (65+) $10.65
Student (6+) $8.85
Child (0-5) FREE
Tax not included
AGH Members enjoy free admission to our special exhibitions every time they visit, along with 10% off at the Shop at AGH and the Horse and Train Bistro!
Directions & Parking
The AGH is located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, directly across the street from the Sheraton Hotel and Jackson Square Shopping Centre.
Underground parking can be accessed via Summers Lane or King Street West. The parking garage fees are $1.25/30 minutes up to a maximum of $10/day. More details can be found here.
Street parking is available nearby and costs $1.50 per hour Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They are free after 6 pm Monday to Friday and all day Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. The parking meters have time limits of one to two hours. More details can be found here.
If you are travelling to the AGH by GO Transit there is a bus stop directly behind the AGH on the corner of Main Street West and Summers Lane, in front of City Hall. The Hamilton GO Centre, if you are travelling by train, is a 10-minute walk from the AGH.
**Please be advised that photo and video are regularly captured for marketing and promotional purposes during special events and open Gallery hours. If you do not want your likeness used, please advise an AGH Visitor Services attendant.
From the Contemporary Art Collection
Karel Appel (Dutch 1920-2006)
acrylic on wood, Gift of the artist, 1976
© Karel Appel Foundation / SODRAC (2016)