This Week at Agnes

We look forward to seeing you in the new year.

Agnes is closed 24 December 2020–15 January 2021.

Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Wet Snow, Arthabaska, around 1910, oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs Ruth Soloway, 2012

Back by popular demand

Members’ Mondays

18 and 25 January 2021

Enjoy a special Members-only event and experience Agnes’s Winter 2021 exhibitions, Drift: Art and Dark MatterFrom the vibe out: Neven LochheadNocturne and Rembrandt and Company: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Paintings from the Bader Collection.

A curator or artist will host a one-hour session for up to six Agnes Members at a time. This is an intimate opportunity to explore the exhibitions, connect with art and ask questions.

Registration and current Agnes membership are required. Dates subject to change due to changing circumstances of COVID-19.

Agnes façade

Art and Wellness

Learn about the transformative potential of the arts within communities

The entire 2020 Art and Wellness Speaker Series is now available for you on our website, vimeo and youtube. Nine experts in the fields of community building, social prescriptions, creativity, museum wellness, craft and Indigenous practice  address innovative art and wellness programs and engagements in practice across museums, hospitals, art studios and community gathering spaces.

Watch over the holidays.

JP Longboat presented “First Nations creativity, cultural knowledge, language, and spirituality for reclamation: A reconciliation process based on healing time and space.” Image courtesy of JP Longboat

Agnes Story

Meet Suzanne van de Meerendonk, Bader Curator of European Art

Get introduced to  Dr Suzanne van de Meerendonk, the new Bader Curator of European Art in an interview looking at her first month with Agnes.  She speaks about her move to Kingston, new role and orientation, favourite works and plans for future programs.

Jol Thoms, Orthomorph (Tunneling), 2020, digital print. Courtesy of the artist. From the exhibition Drift: Art and Dark Matter.

Looking Ahead

Register early

See the new slate of programs planned for 2021: Talks, Tours and Events and Classes, Workshops and Camps

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T (613) 533.2190
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Agnes Etherington Art Centre is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.


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