Local history and contemporary works of art come together in the lush surroundings of the Art Gallery of Sudbury. Housed in a turn of the century mansion, the former residence of lumber baron William Joseph Bell, the Art Gallery of Sudbury has a unique architectural appeal. Originally operating as the Laurentian University Museum and Art Centre, the gallery was incorporated in 1997. Our exciting exhibitions, lecture series, art classes, special events, and our boutique stocked with Canadian art, makes the gallery a gathering place for the local community.
Its located near both Bell Park and the downtown core making it an ideal stop while exploring Sudbury. The gallery’s year-round exhibitions feature works by local, regional, provincial, and national artists.
The Art Gallery of Sudbury’s permanent collection boasts over 2000 pieces from noted Canadian and international artists such as A.Y. Jackson, Ivan Wheale, Norval Morrisseau, and Franklin Carmichael, one of the founding members of the Group of Seven.The Art Gallery of Sudbury is a dynamic bilingual public art gallery creating meaningful engagement opportunities in dialogue with contemporary artists and our permanent collection.