Meet with some of our amazing docents for a virtual Zoom tour to learn about our exhibitions and dive into some of the rich and unexpected corners of the AGH’s amazing permanent collection. Each week, a short presentation will be followed by a chance to ask questions and converse with fellow art lovers.
Register to attend to a tour here. Please note: This is not the Tour Meeting Link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the tour via Zoom.
Themes for each tour as follows:
Friday, May 14 — Join Docent Fiona on a virtual journey to “La Serenissima,” exploring Venice through works in the Gallery’s Permanent Collection.
Friday, May 21 — The Second Empire and the Remaking of Paris! With Charles Cordier’s stunning polychrome sculpture Chinese Man at the heart of her presentation, Docent Laura examines how the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870 shaped Parisian life through art and architecture and how the attitudes solidified in this period continue to resonate today.
Friday, May 28 — From urban scenes of the CIty of Light to the French countryside, Docents explore France.
Friday, June 4 — AGH Docents continue their virtual travels globetrotting through the Permanent Collection.
Friday, June 11 — Docent Michael explores the work of Sir Frederick Banting, Nobel laureate, co-discoverer of insulin and accomplished amateur artist, and his links to A.Y. Jackson and the Group of Seven.
Friday, June 18 — Staycation! AGH Docents share scenes of Hamilton and area.
Friday, June 25 — Celebrate the beauty of Canada with AGH Docents.
Friday, July 2 — Docent Hanno shares an overview of the AGH Permanent Collection (encore presentation).
Friday, July 9 — Docent Larissa takes a look at the phenomenon of the pandemic puppy via canine depictions in the collection (encore presentation).
Friday, July 16 — Explore treasures from the Tanenbaum collection with Docents Elizabeth, Fiona, Hanno, Larissa, and Valery (encore presentation).
Friday, July 23 — Docents Anne, Fiona, Frances, Hanno, Louise and Michael highlight sculptures from the AGH Collection (encore presentation).
Friday, July 30 — Docent Michael explores the work of Sir Frederick Banting, Nobel laureate and accomplished amateur artist (encore presentation).
Friday, August 6 — Docent Hanno takes a look at male privilege versus female struggle with examples from the lives and works of Canadian artists (encore presentation).
Friday, August 13 — Works by members and associates of the Beaver Hall Group are highlighted with Docents Elizabeth, Hanno, Larissa, and Lynn (encore presentation).
Friday, August 20 — Join Docents Anne, Elizabeth, Fiona, and Louise on a virtual vacation with jaunts across the country and around the globe (encore presentation).
Friday, August 27 — Docents Fiona, Frances, Hanno, Larissa, Lynn, and Valery celebrate Canadian women artists (encore presentation).
Available online 24/7
Sat, Mar 20 - Sun, Aug 15, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021
From the Contemporary Art Collection
Michael Snow (Canadian b. 1929)
mixed media installation, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Birkenshaw, 1995