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Tom Thomson Art Gallery

840 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4, Canada
+1 519-376-1932
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Tom's The West Wind

Tom's heirlooms loom large as his family donated his childhood treasures, photos and relics of his... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Lynlou2017
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Brampton, Canada
Small but worthy of international attention

Until planning our trip to Ontario the work of Canadian artists had passed us by. On hearing of the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
OldPlymptonian
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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840 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K4, Canada
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+1 519-376-1932
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Tom's heirlooms loom large as his family donated his childhood treasures, photos and relics of his early life. Lucky for me his infamous "THE WEST WIND" of Georgian Bay was on loan from the Art Gallery of Toronto. A quaint little museum worth the drive...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Until planning our trip to Ontario the work of Canadian artists had passed us by. On hearing of the Group of Seven, we wanted to know more. It was excellent to find our first gallery would be one of their inspirations, and we were very...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

It's not large but has some very good exhibits. Children are welcome and usually enjoy their time there.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The "Tom" is a work of art in the paintings and sketches and even the way it is curated. Two floors of pure Canadiana art from not only the great Tom Thomson but other exceptional Canadian artists including Geo. McLean and others. Helpful staff and...More

1  Thank ttredwing
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A well thought-out show of Thomson's works especially related to the discovery of a map and manuscript of his friend. Other exhibits as well.

1  Thank Errol P
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Main attraction was the artwork by Tom Thomson. Interesting to read historical documents about his life. Multi media presentation available. Good gift store.

1  Thank Gary R
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Pleasant setting but small gallery, devoted to Tom Thomson. The collection at the AGO Ken Thomson collection is much larger. In addition the AGO has a number of works on loan from this gallery. Wish they would have held on to them or got them...More

Thank gaildavid2015
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Excellent curatorial writing, good lighting, and a very good, quiet atmosphere for contemplating historical and contemporary art. Friendly staff and admission is by donation.

1  Thank Sim S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

After reviewing the festival of northern lights, we found ourselves out side of this art gallery. It was well worth the visit to this gallery as it is the premier gallery in Canada for Tom Thomson (who was not in the group of seven). The...More

1  Thank Renard K
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Art Gallery is a beautiful spot to visit. I have a wonderful friend who works in there who always makes the trip a blast. They offer events for the entire family, including a Sunday family art and craft event for all ages to come...More

1  Thank WandaWestover
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