Plan Your Visit
AS OF MONDAY, MARCH 29, THE AGH IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.
As we continue to monitor the evolving public health situation, our top priority remains the health and safety of AGH visitors, staff, and volunteers. As advised by local health officials, the provincial government, and our Board of Directors, the Gallery is closed until further notice.
Engage with us online at AGH at Home and the Shop at AGH Online, and stay tuned for online program announcements complementing our newest exhibition Esmaa Mohamoud: To Play in the Face of Certain Defeat.
We hope to see you online and in-person very soon.
Thank you for your continued support.
Please note that the Gallery is currently closed to the public.
The hours and admission prices listed below will become applicable only upon reopening.
Thursday 11 am – 6 pm
Friday 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday 11 am – 4 pm
Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
Before visiting, please check our COVID-19 Guidelines page.
*Please note: Until further notice, all tours and on-site programs are suspended.
The following prices apply to Gallery Level 1 special exhibitions.
Seniors (65+) $12
Student (6+) $10
Child (0-5) FREE
Gallery Level 2 and the Jean and Ross Fischer Gallery are FREE ADMISSION courtesy of Orlick Industries.
Please print or download the Gallery Map to your device before attending the Gallery. Gallery space capacity and our COVID-19 Guidelines are included for your convenience.
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 $1.50/30 minutes up to a maximum of $12/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. Some meters in the downtown core are exempt from paying after 6 pm and/or free on Saturdays. Please check the parking meter while making payment which displays the operational hours on the front face of the meter to ensure compliance. The maximum amount of time for purchase varies by area. Please check the parking meter for the maximum time for purchase. 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
Tin Locomotive 1982
John Hall (Canadian b. 1943)
acrylic on canvas, Gift of Alison and Alan Schwartz, 1994
© Courtesy John Hall