Art Galleries Tour (Self Guided), Hamilton

The richness of the cultural life and the large number of art galleries and talented artists in Hamilton can attract and delight both locals and tourists. There are many venues where one can see interesting exhibitions and presentations. Take this guide to experience those worth seeing.
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Art Galleries Tour Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries Tour
Guide Location: Canada » Hamilton (See other walking tours in Hamilton)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Author: Linda
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Arts Hamilton
  • You Me Gallery
  • Artword Artbar
  • Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton
Arts Hamilton

1) Arts Hamilton

Promoting arts and culture, as well as assuring the collaboration and connectivity of the community through different manifestations, presentation and events is a noble purpose, achieved by one of the oldest art communities in Ontario, which is Arts Hamilton. It was established in 1969 and has since offered artists the possibility of showing their works and receiving some feedback.
You Me Gallery

2) You Me Gallery

You Me Gallery has as its purpose to awaken the spirit of the community in its appreciation of the beauty of arts and to take part in the city's cultural manifestation. It provides space for local artists and Japanese Canadian artists and organizes art projects, exhibitions and meetings. The gallery is accessible Wednesday to Sunday, between 12 and 5 p.m.
Artword Artbar

3) Artword Artbar

Artword Artbar and Artword Gallery is a perfect place that knows how to combine the best features in one single venue. It can be considered a live music venue, a place for artists and lovers of the arts to meet, or an impressive art gallery. In one single place you can receive a significant dose of beauty and a little piece of Hamilton's culture. Many different events are organized and you are welcome to be a part of them from Tuesday to Saturday from 4 pm to midnight and Sunday afternoons for special events only.
Hamilton Artists Inc

4) Hamilton Artists Inc

Hamilton Artist Inc. supports local artists, both beginners and those who are well-established, and brings a significant contribution to the maintenance and development of cultural aspects of city life. It reflects the environment through different exhibitions, performances, presentations and public events. The centre was founded in 1975 by a group of local artists who wanted to create a professional exhibition centre and since then, thanks to a considerable effort, they managed to promote the art productions in the city. The venue is open Wednesday to Saturday: Noon - 5 pm and Friday: Noon - 6 pm.
Art Gallery of Hamilton

5) Art Gallery of Hamilton (must see)

The Art Gallery of Hamilton is one of the most important cultural venues in the city, being the third largest gallery in Ontario and having one of the finest art collections in the country. It was established in 1914 and has since attracted visitors thanks to its heritage of about 9000 works, illustrating the history of Canada and Europe. Artist William Blair Bruce and his family donated 29 of his pieces of art to the city in 1914, which are displayed today in the gallery. Very popular are the exhibitions of contemporary art, which are changed three times a year. The working hours of the gallery are Wednesday, Friday: 11 am – 6 pm; Thursday: 11 am – 8 pm; Saturday, Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm.

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