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My wife is a Mt. A. graduate and we had returned to this beautiful campus to reminisce after more than 30 years. After walking the campus we dropped into the Owen's Art Gallery. What a magnificent little treasure! The Colville displays are reason enough to...More
I took friends of mine down to the gallery only to find out it's family day there wow. Got into doing things that are meant for kids we all had a great time the staff is amazing there.
The Alex Colville exhibit is worth the...More
The Owens Art Gallery in Sackville NB on the Mount Allison campus is well worth the time and provides a pleasant look at excellent art. The Alex Colville offerings alone are lovely, easier to understand and fun for even the novice art lover.
I visited in 2015 to attend a conference at Mount Allison University and visit my son, a student there. The Owens has a great series of galleries with changing exhibitions of contemporary art as well as older works. The University also opens the Alex Colville...More
I had the privilege of a small tour of the Owens Art Gallery where we spent quite a bit of time in the room with the Alex Colville pieces, including "The Athletes" and a collection of sketches and studies that showed the artist's process as...More
Regular exhibits of important work (recently Mary Pratt) are supplemented by themed family activities once a month. Every fall, the gallery does a nineteenth century Salon Hanging, painting one hall red and hanging paintings in a stunning tightly blocked arrangement well above eye level. Free.