Members of the AGH Staff discuss their favourite pieces from the Gallery’s Permanent Collection.
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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
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
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
“The AGH Collection is a storied, varied, and wonderful treasure that is pleasure to share with others; there’s nothing like hearing someone say, “I had no idea the Art Gallery of Hamilton had such a Collection….” I love it when visitors share their knowledge and insight with me; I am constantly learning!” – Larissa The … Continued
Every Wednesday, the AGH Instagram page brings the AGH Permanent Collection to you! With over 10,000 works and counting held in our care, these weekly spotlights provide brief glimpses into the lives and careers of the many talented artists contributing to this proud Collection. You can always see more over on our Online Collection page! … Continued
Have you seen our expanded The Collection exhibition since our reopening in July? Head to the Gallery during any of our open hours and enjoy the sprawling selection of some of the 10,000+ works in our collection, on display and free for everyone! Exploring a piece from this exhibition, today’s Collection Showcase looks at Fredericton-born … Continued
If you have attended a Gallery tour at the AGH, you have likely heard that we house over 10,500 works in our permanent collection – a number which often surprises our visitors and immediately begs the question: where do we keep them all? Many AGH regulars may know the answer – in the vaults! Our … Continued
Last week we published an article highlighting all the articles exploring the Gallery Level 1 exhibitions, giving visitors online and in-person a chance to preview or re-experience the work currently on display. This week, we’re turning to our Gallery Level 2 exhibitions, including our permanently installed The Collection exhibition, as well as the works available … Continued