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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday

10:00am - 5:00pm


12:00pm - 4:00pm

*Please note that Gallery Spaces will be closed June 3-7 due to exhibition switchover. The Front Desk will remain open.*


Frequently Asked Questions


Admission is by Donation 


There is limited 2 hr free parking in front of the Gallery

Click here for a parking map


We advise those with visual impairments that some gallery exhibition spaces are dimly lit in order to protect light sensitive artworks. 

The Tom Thomson Art Gallery is now fully accessible again following a year-long project that included construction of the front entrance and the replacement of an outdated passenger lift with an elevator.

The project was funded in part by the Canada Community Revitalization Fund grant through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. For more information, please visit their website

For questions related to accessibility, please contact the Gallery. 

Gallery Etiquette

Protecting the Art

Please do not touch the artwork. Keep a safe distance of 1m between you and the works of art. Please do not run in the Gallery. 



Visitors may carry one bag plus a personal item, such as a purse or diaper bag. The combined size of these bags cannot exceed 45X40X15cm. Bags cannot be carried on your back. Large bags are not permitted in the Gallery. Lockers are available for visitors, see Front Desk staff for access to lockers. 


Food and Drink

Food and drink are not permitted in Gallery exhibition spaces. 


Video Surveillance 

For the protection of visitors, volunteers, staff, and artworks the Gallery is monitored by video surveillance. 


The Gallery encourages you to take photos and memorialize your visit. We ask that these photos be used for personal use only. 


If you share your photos online please tag us @tomthomsonartgallery 


Visiting the City? Visit Owen Sound website has lots of information about what to see and do in Owen Sound.


Visiting the region? Visit Grey County Tourism website.

Contact Us

808 2nd Avenue East,
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H4
Phone: 519-376-1440
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840 1st Ave W

Owen Sound, ON N4K 4M4

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Gallery Hours:

Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Tom Thomson Art Gallery gratefully acknowledges our operational supporters:

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