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children's toys and clothes arranged in a horizontal line along the ground in the desert

Special Event

 ArtsEverywhere Festival @ AGG

May 5.2024

The ArtsEverywhere Festival is the place where conversations, ideas, and artistic experiments come alive in our home community of Guelph, Ontario. Check out this year's program at the AGG!
a moth perched on a plush toy and several items of clothing sit on the sand in a desert

Special Event

Big Ideas Lecture and Exhibition Launch: What Remains

May 2.2024

Launching the ArtsEverywhere festival organized and presented by Musagetes, join the artists of the El Paso-based What Remains Collective for a guided conversation followed by an exhibition opening reception.

Special Event

Fair Trade & Handmade: A talk with Asutosh Upadhyay of Hamro Village

Mar 21.2024

Learn more about how ethics, sustainability, and functionality come together within Hamro Village
a close-up of a person's hand and foot while they are in a lunge position on a green yoga mat

Special Event

Spring Equinox Kundalini Yoga

Mar 19.2024

Celebrate the first day of spring with Tonya Brock, Tricia Brubacher, Shannon Kingsbury, Michael Overton and Melissa Reid!
a digital graphic for the Book + Print fair with a picture of a person holding a papr airplane

Special Event

Rock / Paper / Scissors Book + Print Fair with PS Guelph

Feb 25.2024

Join us for Publication Studio Guelph's Rock / Paper / Scissors: Book + Print Fair on Sunday, February 25 at the AGG!

Special Event

A War Story: Lyn Westfall

Nov 21.2023

Join the AGG Volunteer Association as they welcome Guelph-based artist Lyn Westfall for a talk and presentation.

Special Event

Aitamaako’tamisskapi Natosi: Before the Sun | Guelph Film Festival

Nov 4.2023

Join us for a film screening at the AGG, as part of the 2023 Guelph Film Festival lineup!

Special Event

Sunrise Performance | Improvisation Festival 2023

Oct 21.2023

AGG is partnering with Improvisation Festival 2023 to welcome the sunrise with Guelph’s spoken word artist Truth Is ... , performing alongside a world premiere by drummer Marshall Trammell.
Person wearing a mask and latex gloves examines an object.

Special Event

Behind the Scenes | Collections Management at AGG

Oct 17.2023

Join AGG Gallery Coordinator, Shannon Muegge, for an in-depth look at collection management strategies.
a digital graphic showing a model in a black bodysuit, alongside text with details about the fashion show

Special Event

Ms Meri Mak Fashion Show 2023

Oct 14.2023

Meri Mak invites attendees to reconsider the viewpoint that women need to conform to succeed in a corporate environment, to conceive an experience around the collection.
a jacket made of blue and brown pieces of fabric, each with varied textures and designs including fish and Japanese characters. An ink painting of two fish is in a white circle in the center

Special Event

The Third Scenario Artist Potluck Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators

Oct 24.2023

Join Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators recipient Holly Chang and The Third Scenario artists for a free community meal.
four musicians pose with their string instruments on three green armchair sculptures outdoors

Special Event

Guelph Symphony Pop Up Orchestra

Jun 11.2023

A unique performance by the Guelph Symphony Orchestra, presented at the Sculpture Park and inside the gallery.
an orange and blue digital graphic showing nine people drawing on a wall

Special Event

Draw-A-Thon

Jun 25.2023

The AGG presents its first Draw-A-Thon with multiple drawing activities to explore at your own pace through the art gallery's exhibitions.
A headshot photo of Selam Debs, who has black braided hair along with an orange sweater.

Special Event

Yoga & Meditation with Selam Debs

Mar 20.2023

Join Selam Debs as she guides you through an evening of movement and meditation to nourish your mind, body, and soul.
An artwork in colours of yellow, black, and gray depicts two bridges under construction over a river with buildings in the background.

Special Event

Summer Launch 2023

May 25.2023

Join us for the launch of AGG's upcoming exhibitions!
A close up image of a golden pocket watch sitting on lacey fabric

Special Event

AGG Appraisal Event

Jun 3.2023

Bring your treasures and heirlooms to the Art Gallery of Guelph for on-the-spot appraisals from the region's experts!
A photograph of a person in the desert holding a white umbrella. The umbrella has text around the edge that reads "End the arms race not the human race.”

Special Event

Winter Season Launch

Jan 19.2023

Join us for the launch of AGG's upcoming exhibitions!
A photograph of four brown pots, with 3 being distant, and one close. The pot has patterns of leaves and flowers.

Special Event

Public Sculpture Launch

Dec 4.2022

Join us for the launch of the 41st permanent installation in the Donald Forster Sculpture Park.
AGG sign and logo outside of the gallery

Special Event

Annual General Meeting

Oct 26.2023

Please join us on Thursday, October 26, at 12 pm for our upcoming Annual General Meeting, featuring reports on the past year, the presentation of our 2022-2023 audited financial statements, as well as our 2023-2024 Board of Trustees.

Special Event

ART/CRAFT

Nov 19.2022

Join us for the Art Gallery of Guelph's signature gala and live auction of contemporary art on Saturday, November 19, at 6:30 pm.
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