Located in the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre, the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador (formerly Memorial University Art Gallery) is 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 Memorial University Permanent Collection and publishes catalogues, chiefly on Newfoundland 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 evenings Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7 - 10 p.m. Closed Monday. Admission is free. The information phone number is 737-8209.

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