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Students from Queen's International Centre enjoy a tour of "A Story of Canadian Art." Photo: Tim Forbes
Professor Stephanie Dickey leads a tour. Photo: Tim Forbes
Artist Ciara Phillips introduces her piece, Workshop, a space for collective creation/action. Photo: Tim Forbes

Free Thursday Tours

Thursday Tours
12:15–1 pm

These free, lunch-hour exhibition tours are available on a drop-in basis.  A friendly and informed community docent will meet you in the Atrium before the guided gallery tour. The tour topics are:

24 May The Art of African Ivory

21 June Chris Kline and Yam Lau: Weave

19 July Artists at Work: Picturing Practice in the European Tradition

2 August  Charles F. Gibson: Events of a Military Life in Kingston

27 September In the Present: The Zacks Gift of 1962

25 October Tau Lewis: when last you found me here

8 November The hold: movements in the contemporary collection

22 November Printmakers at War, 1914–1918

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ARTH120 Feb 2016 visit. Photo: Tim Forbes

ARTH120 Feb 2016 visit. Photo: Tim Forbes

Group tours may be arranged through the Program Coordinator, (613) 533.6000 x 77053. Fees apply.

We welcome Girl Guides, Brownies and other community groups for tours and art projects in the studio. Please call 613.533.6000 x 77053 or email to see what we can do for you.

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Birthday Parties

The Agnes offers birthday parties for children ages 6‒12 years. This 2-hour program features a 90-minute gallery tour and art-making workshop, followed by your 30-minute celebration. We facilitate the fun and supply art materials; you bring the refreshments and treats.

Birthday parties can be scheduled Saturdays and Sundays, between 1 and 5 pm. Please call us 3–4 weeks in advance to plan a party. For more information and to make a booking, please contact the Program Coordinator at 613.533.6000 x 77053 or email

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