Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Agnes Etherington Art Centre
36 University Avenue (at Bader Lane), Queen's University, Kingston ON K7L 3N6
hours: Tues-Fri 10-4:30, Thur 10-9, Sat & Sun 1-5. Holiday Mondays 1-5 (May-Sep).
admission: FREE. Donations are welcome. Underground parking at University Avenue and Stuart Street; enter off Stuart Street. Free aboveground parking on Queen's campus on weekends and after 5pm weekdays.
T: 613 533 2190
[email protected]


TAG: African, Canadian, Clay and Glass, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, European, Frontenac County, Historical, Inuit Art, Mixed Media / Collage, Modern, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Photography / Lens-based, Printmaking (woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, etc.), Public Galleries / Museums, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, University Galleries / Museums, Video / Film / Sound


5 Jan -- 7 Apr 2019 | Winter season launch Thur 17 Jan, with members' preview 5-6pm; public reception 6-7:30pm:

Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts.
Special feature at Winter season launch Thur 17 Jan 2019: Following remarks in ... more

5 Jan -- 5 Aug 2019 | Winter season launch Thur 17 Jan, with members' preview 5-6pm; public reception 6-7:30pm:

Rome, Capital of Painting.

25 Aug 2018 -- 7 Apr 2019 | Fall season launch Thur 20 Sep, with members' preview 5-6pm; public reception 6-7:30pm:

In the Present: The Zacks Gift of 1962

28 Apr -- 12 Apr 2020 | Spring / Summer season launch Fri 27 Apr, with members' preview 5-6pm; public reception 6-7:30pm:

The Art of African Ivory.


1, 7, 14 & 28 Feb 2019:

Against Hungry Listening. In Atrium. [...]. Thur 28 Feb, 12:30-2:30pm: Robin James. A listening series that challenges the ubiqui ... more

Thur 28 Feb 2019, 6-8pm:

Koerner Visiting Artist Kim Dorland, public lecture and reception.

Sundays 2-3:30pm, 10 Feb, 10 Mar, 14 Apr 2019:

INSIDE AGNES – Music, conversation, art and tea. [...]. 10 Mar: Featuring Binky SwingsVal Hamilton, Sarah Gibson-Bray, Carl Bray, Alan Bronskill, vocals; Brant Pepply, bass; Doug Rooks, piano. ... more

Sundays 2-3:30pm, 10 Feb, 10 Mar, 14 Apr 2019:

Creation Station. (FREE family care in the Studio).

Wed-Fri 10am-3:30pm, 6-8 Feb 2019 | Sat & Sun 1-3:30pm, 9 & 10 Feb and 16 & 17 Mar 2019:

Open Devising Process for Wani' / Lost featuring Lisa C. Ravensbergen. In Atrium. Witness Lisa C. Ravensbergen's open devising process where she will be posing a sequence of questions and images of ancestral ... more

16-21 Mar 2019:

Open rehearsals. At Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Tanya Lukin Linklater invites visitors to The Isabel to witness a series of open rehearsals and a performance with dancers Ceinwen Gobert and Danah Rosales, accompa

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Wed 20 Mar 2019, 5:30-7:15pm:

Isabel and Alfred Bader Lecture in European Art. "The Research Database ArsRoma: Another Way to Look at Roman Early Baroque Painting" by Prof. Dr. Sybille Ebert-Schifferer, Director Emerita, Bibliotheca Hertziana, M ... more

Thur 21 Mar 2019, 6:30pm:

Surrounded / Surrounding, a procession with Tania Willard and a performance by Jeneen Frei Njootli. Drawing on relational practices, kinship and land-based aesthetics, Tania Willard's installation Surround ... more

Late Night Thursdays: Drop in and visit the galleries. The Agnes stays open until 9pm every Thursday. Admission is FREE!


Thursday 12:15-1pm, 21 Feb & 21 Mar 2019:

FREE Thursday tours. These lunch-hour exhibition tours are available on a drop-in basis; make them a monthly ritual! 21 Feb 2019: Rome, Capital of Painting. 21 Mar 2019: The Art of African Ivory.

Group tours may be arranged by calling the Program Coordinator at 613 533 6000 x77053. Fees apply for custom tours.
Studio courses and workshops can be found at
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