In the city: Art Gallery of Hamilton celebrates its Centennial year


The Art Gallery of Hamilton (AGH) is in its Centennial year, and they are inviting everyone to join them in celebrating this milestone.  The AGH is the third largest public art gallery in Ontario, and features over 10,000 works of art.  Its renovated and award-winning premises present exhibits that change three times a year.  The AGH Design Annex, located in the James Street North Arts District, showcases exhibits and has an intimate performance area, which is complemented by the home and office Art + Design Store.

The AGH has planned year-long Centennial events, with something new and exciting each month.  This Sunday, July 27, 2014, is the Centennial Family Picnic from 11;00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m.  This all-ages event offers free admission, free BBQ lunch, entertainment, and fun-filled arts-related programs.  Check out their Centennial calendar  and their What’s on web page for more information about events, exhibits, and programs.

The Mohawk College Library has resources to help you appreciate the arts.  The Art & Design Foundations subject guide is a great place to discover library resources, including: books, e-books, journals, online videos, and websites.  This library catalogue search includes additional resources about art, art history, and famous artists including Monet, Renoir, and the Group of Seven.  Or browse the art, architecture, and applied arts collection of the  eJournal portal for magazine and journal articles.

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