Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

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Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is the oldest and largest public art gallery in southwestern Ontario. Its permanent collection, which is focused on historical Canadian,19th-century European and Contemporary art, now numbers more than 10,000 works and is recognized as one of the finest in Canada. The AGH is a vital creative hub and centre of lifelong learning that enables people of all ages to enrich their lives by gaining a deeper understanding of art. The AGH offers free admission on the first Friday of every month from 4 pm to 8 pm, courtesy of Orlick Industries. Before you visit Hamilton, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Lovely surroundings. The art was great. We had a docette give us a quick tour of some of the art. As far as a holiday dinner, function, there was a lot to be desired. The food wasn't very good. The...  more »
  • Our first visit to this gallery. We really enjoyed the special exhibit on Canadian comic book art - well put together and simply fascinating. The rest of gallery is really good as well. The permanent....  more »
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  • Unfortunately I don't have any photos of this amazing experience. My first time being there was a bit unconventional as I was there on set for the day. However, in being able to participate in filming various scenes in many of the showrooms, I was able to see A LOT of art. A lot of very different and unique art. The Art Gallery of Hamilton is 100% date night approved!!
  • Beautiful gallery. Went to see Alex Coleville Horse and Train, enjoyed so much more. The Milli Gould exhibit was awesome. Definitely take a look at the menu at the little restaurant. The Quinoa and Salmon dish was unique and absolutely amazing. Kudos to the chef!
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