Art and Wellness at Agnes

Weekly wellness program

Virtual Art Hive @Agnes

Online, Thursdays through 11 November, 4–5:30 pm (ET)

Make time for yourself to recharge and get inspired! Art Hive invites you to experiment and play as you explore the artistic process. Part of Agnes’s Wellness Program, this weekly program is free and projects are designed to use materials you already have on hand. All levels of artistic experience are welcome. Register to save your spot.

21 October: Mask Making, Part of Ontario’s Culture Days
28 October: Storytelling with Collage
4 November: Meditation Flags and Banners
11 November: Finding Your Inner Child: Sock Puppets

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Birks Family Foundation.

Virtual Art Hive @Agnes

artmaking with others

Art Hive Pop-Up

In-person, 20 October, 1–3 pm

Art Hive is a creative community that draws upon the innately therapeutic nature of artmaking. You are invited to relax and recharge while making your very own button. Materials are provided and all levels of artistic experience are welcome. This is a free drop-in program taking place on Agnes’s front lawn. All are welcome. Masks are required.

Artmaking on Agnes’s front lawn

Look for longer

Deep Looking

Online program

Slow down! Deeply observe works of art in Agnes exhibitions. Guided by a guest facilitator, this contemplation practice allows for relaxation and new insights.

Humour Me
Led by the exhibition’s curator Maxime Valsamas
Online, 19 October, 12:15–1 pm (ET)
Register (free)

Studies in Solitude
Led by Gracelynn Lau, a registered expressive arts therapist
Online, 16 November, 12:15–1 pm (ET)
Register (free)

These programs are made possible through the generous support of the Iva Speers Fund for Art Education.

Jacob van Campen, Old Woman with a Book (detail), 1625–1630, oil on canvas. Gift of Alfred and Isabel Bader, 2013. On view in Studies in Solitude: The Art of Depicting Seclusion.

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Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6
T (613) 533.2190
F (613) 533.6765
Agnes Etherington Art Centre is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.


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