Art and Wellness at Agnes

Fall 2020

Art and Wellness Speaker Series

ONLINE, Fridays 2–23 October, 1–3 pm

Presented virtually as part of Culture Days Canada, this speaker series welcomes those working in art and wellness, and those looking to learn more, to a supportive and safe environment for learning about the transformative potential of the arts within communities. Experts in the fields of community building, social prescriptions, creativity, museum wellness, craft and Indigenous practice will address innovative art and wellness programs and engagements in practice across museums, hospitals, art studios and community gathering spaces.

The talks in this series are free, and the events will take place on Zoom. Register to save your spot. This event is made possible through the generous support of the Community Foundation for Kingston and Area.

Art Hive @Agnes, Winter 2020

Virtual Art Hive @Agnes

ONLINE, Thursdays 10 September–12 November, 4–5:30 pm

Artmaking is innately therapeutic. Join us weekly to watch your worries fall away as you recharge and get creative. Adults (18+) are invited to explore the artistic process through experimentation and play. This accessible program is free; no artistic experience is necessary. Registration required.

Virtual Art Hive at Agnes

Deep Looking

ONLINE, Tuesdays 22 September, 13 October and 17 November, 12:15–1 pm

Take time to slow down and deeply observe works of art in select Agnes exhibitions: Shannon Bool: Modernism and Its Discontents; Nocturne and Rembrandt and Company. Through a contemplation practice, this facilitated experience will allow for relaxation and new insights to arise. Register to save your spot.

Shannon Bool, Oued Ouchaia, 2018, jacquard tapestry, embroidery. Courtesy of Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, and Gallery Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf

Queen’s University
36 University Avenue
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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