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Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

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Art Museum Museum
Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is Ontario’s third largest public art gallery and owns one of the finest collections of art in Canada, featuring over 9,500 works of art including historical European, historical Canadian and contemporary art. Its renovated and award-winning premises present exhibitions that change three times a year, plus visitors can enjoy the always-tempting Shop at AGH and Café at AGH. The AGH offers free admission - Friday Free Night - the first Friday of the month from 4 pm - 8 pm, courtesy of Orlick Industries.
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  • This is a fairly large, mostly modern. museum of art, right in the heart of downtown Hamilton. However, except for an enormous collection of Canadian artists, a few Andy Warhols, and one Louise Nevels...  more »
  • There is something for everyone here. Loved the mix for the permanent collection. Very much enjoyed the current special exhibit of Inuit carved art. Very interesting. Great space. Look forward to comi...  more »
  • I was surprised at the thoughtful curation and beautiful collections at the art gallery of Hamilton. It's really a gem in the landscape ever since the renovations, with its stunning four storey window...  more »
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  • Great gallery with nice pieces. I went for high tea with my grandmother and had a great time. 6 different kinds of tea and a delicious spread of food. I just wish there was some background music playing because it is held in a fairly trafficked hallway.
  • Really love this museum, it offers so much culture and history. The pricing is somewhat high but for good reason, which you will find out shortly after entering the facility. They have great programs for adults and children, including a child part of the museum. I suggest a membership if you plan to go more than a few times in the year as it may be more affordable.
  • Beautiful gallery. Very well laid out, the staff is also wonderful and very helpful. With March break they had fun programs for the kids going on today which was nice to see. The gift shop is extremely cute and their area for lunch is perfect, the woman who runs it is so kind and sweet and makes the best sandwiches. Very clean and has a fun vibe, I loved how they were showing a film today, very informative.
  • Beautiful space. Went through with my daughter sleeping and it was so lovely. The historic collection is free to view and they are happy to let you take photos ( I believe without flash.) They have this amazing setup where the gallery walls have little booklets that identify the painting and give you all the info without you having to bend hanging over the wall.
  • It was so Fun to have a school field trip their. Everyone was nice and fun. I also learned a lot of cool facts

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