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Art Gallery of Peterborough

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Address: 250 Crescent St, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2G1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-743-9179
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Shilling Show at the Gallery was the reason for our trip

The show at the gallery and the gallery itself was the highlight of our visit to Peterborough. The paintings were fabulous and the gallery was obviously pleased to show them. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The show at the gallery and the gallery itself was the highlight of our visit to Peterborough. The paintings were fabulous and the gallery was obviously pleased to show them. We attended a talk by the curators which added to our gallery visit immensely. The location of the gallery on the river cannot be beat.

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I am a local patron who loves to frequent the gallery, whether just popping by with a friend for a visit or to pop into the gallery gift shop to pick up a gift. The AGP gallery is a hidden gem, that shouldn't be missed.

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Small municipal art galleries are often the little-known treasures in many places. And when I saw the concrete sofa on the lawn outside this gallery near the water, i thought, somebody here has a sense of humour. It is heartbreaking to see that vandals have visited here too. This gallery has some great artwork. It's in a park on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Been a member for years! Nice place to get out of the heat! Kids would be bored it is a large building and lots of walking! Modern-day art! Good gift shop! Clean washrooms and we'll kept! Donations$only..

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

My Wife and I visited during Canada day and found a very nice canoe exhibit along with some of the gallery's main art pieces. Not sure if the gallery is always free but it was during Canada day weekend.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

No trip to Peterborough should be done without seeing their Art Gallery. We went there on Canada day and found that although there are limited space to show their pictures, those shown are very good. One side of the wall was dedicated to industrial pictures. On our way to the basement part of the gallery we wondered about this small... More 

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I grew up in Peterborough and went here often. They get great exhibits fro pretty well known Canadian artists, especially for a gallery this size. Admission is also free, and it's in a beautiful location overlooking Little Lake.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This gallery marries an old house on the waterfront with a new , more brutalist extension, in the Trent University style. A good combination, providing the light area space of the house for the offices and gift shop and a more vault-like exhibition space in the attached building that can handle very large artwork and give it a sense of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Lovely Art Gallery, it can be enjoyed by everyone of all ages, should not be missed at all, when i went May 17th they had the Arthur Shilling Exhibit great artist , hope to visit again while in the city

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Art. By a lake. Free. On the walls. Not only. A great big gallery with nifty stuff and activities. Sign up for something. The rooms with the view of Little Lake are great. Monet did not sleep here.

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