Queen's University, Kingston

Exhibitions

Kingston Pen

Intimate Views: The Watercolours of Nan Yeomans

Frances K. Smith Gallery
22 March–10 August 2014
Opening reception:
Saturday, 26 April, 5–7 pm

Local artist Nan Yeomans (1923-2004) is known for printmaking, particularly etching, which predominated later in her career. In 1989, to mark that distinction,the Agnes held the exhibition A Personal Point of View: Prints by Nan Yeomans. The artist's oeuvre, however, also reveals an early talent...

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Cap Mask of the Gelede Society

Protection and Social Harmony in the Art of West and Central Africa

African Gallery
21 September 2013–6 December 2015

Objects used as instruments of protection and social harmony are found in many African societies. The Cap Mask of the Gelede Society, pictured here, was commissioned for an annual festival to honour "Our Mothers": female deities, ancestors and leaders...

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Buhot

Rembrandt's Circle: Making History

Bader Gallery
1 February–7 December 2014

Reception: 1 February, 3:30–4:45 pm

Curator: Dr Stephanie Dickey, Bader Chair in Northern Baroque Art, Queen's University, with students from Topics in Northern Renaissance & Baroque Art (Art History 446)

One of Rembrandt's chief preoccupations was creating images that tell stories from history, mythology...

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Le beau monde

A Canadian Collection: The Soloway Gift

Historical Feature and R. Fraser Elliott Galleries
3 August 2013–20 April 2014

In 2012, Ruth Soloway donated her collection to the Art Centre, one of the most significant gifts of Canadian art in the gallery’s history. Many of these major works of art have not been displayed publicly in decades. This exhibition provides both a snapshot of particular periods in Canadian art through rarely seen works and a glimpse into how a private art collection is formed–and ultimately...

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