Back in April, we published “Snow in April: This Month in Michael Snow’s History,” providing a snapshot of featured exhibition artist Michael Snow. A career as long and prolific as Snow’s takes much more than a single article to cover – just as the previous article focused on the artist’s exhibitions mounted in April throughout … Continued
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Yesterday, we very excitedly announced our upcoming public reopening on Thursday, July 16. As a thank you to returning Gallery visitors, admission will be free for the remainder of July! Featured exhibitions Early Snow: Michael Snow 1947–1962 and The Artist’s Dream: Works of French Symbolism have been extended, open to the public until January 3 … Continued
Let me begin by telling you that writing is not in my comfort zone. As a preparator at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, I am most comfortable in the exhibition and storage spaces of the AGH. You know, behind the scenes. Normally you would find me on a ladder or pulling along a grey Rubbermaid tool cart loaded with my tools of choice: levels, hammers, tape measures, maybe a pencil if you are lucky, and always razor blades. But these last few months have been somewhat different for all of us, so much … Continued
The Art Gallery of Hamilton’s exhibition The Artist’s Dream: Works of French Symbolism explores dreaming as a metaphor for artistic vision in the Symbolist movement in France. The exhibition paid special attention to the important contributions of women artists to French Symbolism. Continue reading to learn about the female creators who participated in this fin-de-siècle movement. Sarah … Continued
Did you know that the Art Gallery of Hamilton houses one of the largest public collections of works by esteemed Canadian artist Tim Whiten? Since the 1970s, the Michigan-born, Toronto-based artist has examined the nature of myth, spirituality, and transcendence in his mixed media, performance, and sculptural works. Over the years the AGH has acquired … Continued
The first-ever exhibition to focus exclusively on Michael Snow’s early formative years, Early Snow: Michael Snow 1947-1962 presents a snapshot of some of the Canadian artist’s first creative explorations. Working for over a half-century since the end of this exhibition’s chronological window, Snow’s practice and career transformed dramatically in the following decades. Such a prolific … Continued
Here at the AGH, we are very proud of the collection of artworks we are fortunate enough to hold in our care. A curated selection of the over 10,000 pieces in our collection are on display on Gallery Level 2, accessible and free to everyone! One of the most asked-for works is an iconic sculpture: … Continued
Allegorical Minimalism: the paradoxical synthesis of the material and natural world, challenging the perceptions of the spectator (as critic) while denying not only a fixed interpretation, but the very possibility of interpretation itself. This residency is the official launch of my new artistic identity. I am reintroducing myself to the public as REITZENSTEIN. I am … Continued
Discover why the Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden is Downtown Hamilton’s best kept secret! A secret garden full of awe-inspiring sculptures spanning across art history.
See what you’ve been missing! Check out the Speaking for Herself Exhibition, featuring wide variety of works by women artists in a range of practices including painting, photography, sculpture and installation.