The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is located within the new Library and Art Gallery complex located on Carnegie Lane (formerly Victoria Avenue). The Gallery was established in 1975, as a non-profit organization which operates for the benefit and enrichment of the public. They feature monthly exhibitions, tours and programs. Workshops for children and adults are available. The Gallery is pleased to host the Annual Wayzgoose Festival (private press printer's gathering) in April. It also offers a March Break and Summer Art Camp for children.
Their gift store, The Gallery Shop offers a wide variety of exclusively Canadian handcrafted giftware, including pottery, glass, jewellery, textiles & more!
About the Collections
Mainly 20th century Canadian art with emphasis on works on paper Archives
Prints and Drawings Textual Records Decorative Arts
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery Textiles or Tapestries Fine Arts
Culture: Canadian : Aboriginal or First Nations : Inuit European
Media: Mixed Media, Multimedia or Installations Painting Photography Prints and Drawings Sculpture
Miscellaneous: Folk Art Services & Activities
Exhibitions and related programs; lectures; children's classes; art classes for children and adults; workshops; tours; outreach; concerts; tours Research Services
Archival Records Educational Programs
School Programs : Age 0-4 (Pre-School) : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP) : Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary) Family Programs Classes or Workshops Internships Lectures Visitor Services
Guided Tours : English Children's Activities or Services Meeting Room Rental Parking Facilities : Free Gift shop Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchair access Volunteer Services
Volunteer Services Available Volunteer Training Offered
Number of volunteers: 65
Activities: Tour guides; fundraising; Art In The Schools program assisting with children's programs; run gift shop, opening receptions, run music series, special events.
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday, Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
No Charge Member Privileges: Receive regular mailings; discounts in gift shop and on program fees; advance notice of events. Membership Fees: Individual $25/year; Family $30/year
Grimsby Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane