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Hundreds flock to Agnes spring launch

  • [Jan Allen talks with visitors to the gallery]
    Agnes Director Jan Allen discusses Head of a Man in a Turban, one of three Rembrandt paintings in the art gallery's Bader Collection. (Photo by Garrett Elliott)
  • [Principal Woolf speaks with visitors]
    Queen's Principal Daniel Woolf chats with guests at the Agnes spring launch held on April 29. (Photo by Garrett Elliott)
  • [Mayor Bryan Paterson examines Rembrandt]
    Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson (middle) learns more about Portrait of a Man with Arms Akimbo, the latest Rembrandt painting acquired by the Agnes. (Photo by Garrett Elliott)
  • [Atrium of Agnes]
    Several hundred people gathered at the Agnes on April 29 for the first chance to see Rembrandt's Portrait of a Man with Arms Akimbo and view four new exhibitions currently on display at the art gallery. (Photo by Garrett Elliott)
  • [Single guest at Agnes]
    Portrait of a Man with Arms Akimbo (middle) is presented alongside two smaller studies by Rembrandt. (Photo by Garrett Elliott)

More than 300 people packed the Agnes Etherington Art Centre on April 29 for the first chance to see Rembrandt’s Portrait of a Man with Arms Akimbo. During the season launch event, visitors also had the opportunity to view four new exhibitions that draw on Kingston artists and communities. The Agnes also announced a new policy of free admission to the gallery. More information about the current exhibitions is available online.