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Agnes Etherington Art Centre lecture series highlights Black figures in art of Rembrandt’s time

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a research-intensive professional art center and internationally recognized public art gallery at Queen’s University. The center has adapted to deliver many virtual interactive experiences during the pandemic, including lecture series and digital exhibitions. On Friday, June 4, 2021, the center will host an online

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Bader family donates $54 million to Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Bader Philanthropies Inc. is donating $40 million USD or $54 million CAD to Queen’s University for the revitalization and expansion of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, and to build a home for the Bader Art Collection, which holds almost 500 European paintings.  The investment, which is the largest gift Queen’s

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City announces 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards recipients

Formally recognized at last night’s City Council meeting, and celebrated at a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, the City of Kingston has announced this year’s recipients of the Mayor’s Arts Awards. The Mayor’s Arts Awards celebrate high artistic achievement and recognize extraordinary contributions in and to the arts in

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Queen’s receives federal funding for female entrepreneurs

Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands Mark Gerretsen visited the Agnes Etherington Art Centre today to announce that the federal government was investing $3.2 million in Queen’s University and their partnerships with female entrepreneurs in Eastern Ontario. The investment is part of the federal government’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

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Fourth Rembrandt Donated to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre

  The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is unveiling Rembrandt van Rijn’s Head of an Old Man with Curly Hair (1659) on Friday, May 3, 2019 as part of their Spring/Summer Season Launch. Head of an Old Man with Curly Hair will join three other Rembrandts previously donated to  Agnes collection

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Guide to Art Galleries in Kingston

With March Break starting tomorrow, now seems like a good time for us to take a close look at the many art galleries in Kingston. While we usually make museums and galleries a key part of visiting other cities, we often find ourselves neglecting the great artistic and historical offerings

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#ygkChallenge: Visit a Local Museum

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Top Five Things to See and Do in January 2016

With the holidays behind us and winter finally showing its face (rearing its ugly head?), we’re looking ahead to some great things to look forward to in the month of January. We scoured our events calendar to find what we think are some of the best events being offered in

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Women’s Work: AEAC Exhibits Showcase Female Self-Representation

By chance or design, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre has juxtaposed two fascinating—albeit wildly different—feminist exhibits this spring. The first, The Artist Herself, is a curated collection of self-portraits by 55 female Canadian artists, all done before 1970. The collection expands the definition of self-portrait to include virtually any type

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