The Art Gallery of Guelph is pleased to reopen to the public on Friday, July 16 , 2021 with social distancing and additional health and safety precautions in place. We are committed to welcoming you to the gallery under the safest possible conditions and our policies and procedures take into account provincial and regional guidelines, national recommendations for arts and heritage institutions, as well as close coordination with Public Health. Before visiting, please inform yourself of our COVID-19 protocols. For updates as well as information about our exhibitions and programs, please sign up for our newsletter.
Admission: Free. Donations appreciated.
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 12 to 5 pm
Location: 358 Gordon Street (at College Avenue), Guelph, ON N1G 1Y1 (Free parking, accessible)
The Sculpture Park is open daily from dawn to dusk.
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter Weekend (including Good Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Easter Monday), Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day Weekend, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve
Please monitor the University of Guelph homepage for information and updates about weather-related closures.
The Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) is one of Canada’s premier public art spaces, engaging audiences with innovative artists and ideas from around the world. Through a rigorous and collaborative artistic program that positions visual culture in an ever-changing cultural landscape, the gallery supports social exchange and shapes public discourse. Located in one of Canada’s most innovation-rich and socially-engaged urban environments, the AGG offers compelling artistic encounters and contributes to a thriving national artistic climate through global connections that foster and proliferate creative innovation.
Established in 1978 as the former Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, the AGG operates today with three sponsors – the University of Guelph, City of Guelph and the Upper Grand District School Board – informing the blended artistic, civic and educational impulses at the heart of the AGG’s mission and vision. Committed to shaping contemporary art histories, the AGG is recognized internationally for its collection of over 10,000 Canadian and international works. Extending the social space of the gallery beyond its walls, the AGG’s Sculpture Park is the most comprehensive contemporary outdoor art collection at a public gallery in Canada, with permanent installations by regional, national, and international artists.