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.
Last modified on May 6, 1998 by MaryJane Puxley
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