Plan Your Visit
Hours, Admission, Directions & Parking
Plan your visit to the AGH with information about the Gallery’s admission, directions and hours.
Monday Closed (Group Tours only*)
Tuesday Closed (Group Tours only*)
Wednesday 11 am – 6 pm
Thursday 11 am – 8 pm
Friday 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday 12 pm – 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm
2020 Holiday Hours
Monday, December 23: 12 pm – 5 pm
Tuesday, December 24: 11 am – 3 pm
Wednesday, December 25: CLOSED
Thursday, December 26: CLOSED
Friday, December 27: 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday, December 28: 12 pm – 5 pm
Sunday, December 29: 12 pm – 5 pm
Monday, December 30: 12 pm – 5 pm
Tuesday, December 31: 11 am – 3 pm
Wednesday, January 1: CLOSED
Thursday, January 2: 11 am – 8 pm
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
Self Validation, Columbia Icefields n.d.
Carl Beam (Canadian 1943-2005)
monoprint – photo lithography, ink wash and acrylic on paper, Gift of Wintario, 1980
© Carl Beam (Licenced by Copyright Visual Arts-CARCC, 2016)