Agnes Etherington Art Center, Kingston

Agnes Etherington Art Center, Kingston (must see)

The Agnes Etherington Art Center displays both modern art and art from centuries past. It is run by Queen's University and opened in 1957. The center was named after Agnes Etherington, a prominent supporter of the arts at Queen's University. She donated her beautiful Neo-Georgian mansion to Queen's University for the purpose of housing the art center. The center has a large, permanent collection of around 14,000 pieces, which includes work from the 14th century to the present. There are paintings, sculptures, and illustrations created by famous Canadian and European artists on display, in addition to the center's temporary exhibitions.

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Agnes Etherington Art Center on Map

Sight Name: Agnes Etherington Art Center
Sight Location: Kingston, Canada (See walking tours in Kingston)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Kingston, Ontario

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Kingston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk

Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk

Barriefield is a historic "village" in Kingston. It is connected to Kingston via a bridge across the lake. One of Kingston's greatest historic sites - Fort Henry - can be found in Barriefield. In addition to seeing Fort Henry, you can visit a museum, a church and an antique shop in this fascinating village. This tour will lead you to the most popular attractions in Barriefield.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
Kingston Introduction Walking Tour

Kingston Introduction Walking Tour

The historic city of Kingston boasts a variety of fascinating landmarks. You can enjoy the beautiful architecture of City Hall, tour Old Queen's University and visit parks that offer a picturesque view of the sea. Take this orientation walk to visit some of Kingston's most famous attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles