Bryan Porter Posted on 11:53 am

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Founded in 1957, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre ranks as Canada’s premier university art gallery, and is the prime public art gallery in southeastern Ontario. Its collection is remarkable for its breadth and quality, ranging from Canadian historical art and Old Master prints and drawings, to important holdings of West African sculpture and contemporary art.

Founded in 1957, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre ranks as Canada’s premier university art gallery, and is the prime public art gallery in southeastern Ontario. Its collection is remarkable for its breadth and quality, ranging from Canadian historical art and Old Master prints and drawings, to important holdings of West African sculpture and contemporary art.

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Its Bader Collection of 17th century Dutch painting is considered among the finest of its kind in North America. The Art Centre is committed to the flow of ideas, research and service to its public. It presents a rigorous program of some 15 exhibitions annually, and a broad spectrum of public symposia, lectures, workshops and artists talks.

With its eight exhibition galleries, historic Etherington House, studio for public programs, Gallery Shop and Art Rental & Sales Gallery, the Art Centre is a focus for the cultural life of Kingston and the region.

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Additional services include art-inspired travel packages offered by the Tour Committee and a membership program with excellent benefits. Situated on Queen’s University campus with access to public transportation. Wheelchair accessible.

Art Centre and Gallery Shop Hours
Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 1 – 5 pm
Holiday Mondays (May – September), 1 – 5 pm

Admission
Adults $4
Seniors $2.50
Gallery Association Members FREE
Students and children FREE
FREE admission Thursdays and holiday Mondays