Andrea Howard, the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Digitization Collections Assistant, sheds light on the hidden labour involved in documenting, preserving, and promoting our permanent collection. Get ready to take a look behind the scenes in 2023 – a digitization lab will be installed in the Gallery to give visitors a chance to bear witness to … Continued
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My original intention for this piece was to write a recapitulation of the very first AGH Festival. I wanted to condense the contents of all 10 days into a neat little package: wrap up the revelries into a simple, palatable article to accompany your morning coffee or afternoon tea. And yet, I am unable to … Continued
Aspiring curator and the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s current High School co-op student, Alexis Mael Miller, delivers a think piece reflecting on growing up in Hamilton and discovering its flourishing but elusive art scene. Growing up in Hamilton, I struggled to see the city as little more than mediocre. It gave me what I needed; … Continued
Earlier this year, the Art Gallery of Hamilton announced a big step in the evolution of the annual Festival. This change grew from the hope of intensifying the regional and multi-disciplinary connections which made past Festivals resonate most with our local multi-arts community. With this came the decision to expand this year’s Festival beyond film … Continued
The Art Gallery of Hamilton and McMaster University have created a unique and exciting partnership with the Art of Creation Project. Arts-based focus groups use art as a tool to discuss the importance of pregnancy health through creation, discussion, and developing community. The Art of Creation (AoC) is an arts-based science translation program and public exhibition … Continued
This summer the AGH is honored to present an expanded display of the permanent #AGHCollection called Where We Lie: Between Sea and Sky. Get a closer look at this latest update to our Gallery Level 2 installation and take a deep dive into the featured Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau (1931 – 2007) with Shivanya Ra, … Continued
Ever wonder where art goes when not in the Vault or on display? Follow these pieces from the AGH’s permanent collection as they go on tour this summer to some of Canada’s and the world’s most renowned galleries! Embracing Canadian historical, international, and contemporary art, the AGH Collection consists of more than 10,000 works. If … Continued
Are you curious about the potential value of an artwork or art object in your collection? Cowley Abbott, one of Canada’s leading art auctioneers and appraisers, regularly travel across Canada and beyond to assist collectors with details, guidance, and valuations related to their collections. If you visited the Gallery this past fall-winter season, you would … Continued
Independent artists, curators and cultural workers of Ukraine have a right to live, be safe and continue their work. Donate to the Ukrainian Emergency Art Fund here. Olesya Ostrovska, Director of the Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex in Kyiv, has requested that arts institutions spotlight the many facets and colours of the … Continued
No need for a babysitter. There is so much to see and do at the AGH for children and families and is a great way to introduce your little ones to the world of art.