GENERAL INFORMATION

ART GALLERY OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Located in the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre, the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador (formerly Memorial University Art Gallery) is the province's major public art gallery and a university owned corporation. It presents exhibitions of international and Canadian contemporary visual art, historical art and crafts, with a special emphasis on the arts of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Gallery is also responsible for the AGNL/Memorial University Permanent Collection and publishes catalogues, chiefly on Newfound-land art. Headed by Director Patricia Grattan and staffed by seven permanent employees, the Gallery fulfills its wide mandate by offering an average of 25 exhibitions a year, supplemented by over 100 public educational events and a program of school tours. Gallery hours are Tuesday - Sunday inclusive from noon - 5 p.m. and Friday evening from 7 - 10 p.m. Closed Monday. Admission is free. The information phone number is 737-8209.


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