Visitor to the Agnes Etherington view art

The Gift of Art

“The arts ignite our creative pursuits and speak to the very core of our humanity. Even during these trying and challenging times, we have seen how the arts have provided solace and optimism bringing us together to understand our shared history and culture.”

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane


In June, Queen’s announced several exciting initiatives aimed at making the university a leader in the arts. Learn more about how these investments will make a difference in the lives of students, Canadians, and those around the world.

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Agnes Etherington Art Centre

$40 million gift for the Agnes and new home for the Bader Collection.

Woman working on painting

bader chair in art conservation

Bader Chair to help Queen's become a world leader in art conservation.

Woman working on computer equipment

leading-edge technology

Million dollar gift will revolutionize art conservation at Queen's.

Man playing cello

bader and overton Canadian cello competition

Putting a spotlight on future classical music stars in Canada.