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Address: 840 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-376-1932
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Always a wonderful time

The Art Gallery is a beautiful spot to visit. I have a wonderful friend who works in there who always makes the trip a blast. They offer events for the entire family, including a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
WandaWestover
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Owen Sound, Canada
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Owen Sound, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Art Gallery is a beautiful spot to visit. I have a wonderful friend who works in there who always makes the trip a blast. They offer events for the entire family, including a Sunday family art and craft event for all ages to come and have some fun.

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Bequia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was great to see many intimate works by Tom Thomson in a great environment. Everything was well laid out with good descriptions.

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Thank LittleFortBequia
Owen Sound, Canada
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I love it because it's small and therefore easy to take in the displays, and it's "pay what you can". The displays change frequently ( I saw a different one in Sept) and provide a non-traditional counterpoint to the permanent Tom Thomson display. And it's located on a lovely downtown street across from a river. Highly recommended.

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Thank gremlin56
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80 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

An interesting gallery of the works and the life of Tom Thomson Stroll through and enjoy a bit of Canadian history Worth the visit while in Owen Sound

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Thank Ann34618
Northampton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Visited here with my fiancee who just loves Tom Thomson pictures. Plenty of his pictures along with some of his other artifcats. It was great as we were the only ones there so perhaps it is not very well known? There is no entrance fee but a CAN $5 is suggested per person.

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Thank Martin B
Southampton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautiful backstory for Tom Thomson along with gorgeous, tiny, perfect renderings. Interesting contemporary installations and exhibits. Walkable from the farmers market, the river, the shops and cafes. Its worth a visit.

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Thank paisleyschoolhouse
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very easy to find and well signposted from the edge of town. Car park out front of the municipal building on a one way street with meter parking. The gallery had some lovely Tom Thomson sketches and two other temporary exhibits when I visited with a great friend. We really enjoyed the trees exhibit and the Canadian paintings of the... More 

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Thank Matt G
Oakville, Canada
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I learned quite a lot about this artist's early years. They also have an excellent gift shop. Donations accepted in lieu of an entry fee.

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Thank Chrisky
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Gallery contains several exhibits of local Artists including an exhibit of exquisite Glass art work. The exhibit area dedicated to Tom Thomson consist of a lesser known collection of painting by the Artist once gifted to siblings and family member and later gifted to the Gallery in commemoration of the Artist. Most of these paintings are oil on small... More 

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Thank Marwan K
Toronto
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I went to this gallery for 2 reasons. The main one being that I enjoy Tom Thomson artwork and am familiar with his life story. The Art Gallery also had a display of sculpted glass in an adjacent gallery. I first visited the glass exhibit and found the items on display quite exquisite. I am always amazed at what can... More 

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Thank Mae M

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