Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University

Tourism Region: Eastern Townships

The Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University is committed to art presentation and discourse, as well as the exploration of diversity of culture. The goal of the Foreman Art Gallery is to become an important centre for visual arts through an exhibition program of recent, innovative and challenging art by professional artists from Canada and abroad. The Foreman Art Gallery achieves its goals through its programming of exhibitions of contemporary and historical arts: painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation, video and films. These exhibitions, together with lectures, symposia and workshops, are presented with the objective of generating curiosity and provoking public debate on cultural and social issues.

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Location

Address: 
2600 College Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec
J1M 0C8

Telephone: 819-822-9600, ext. 2260
Fax: 819-822-9703

Mailing Address: 
Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University
2600 College Street
Bishop's University
Box 2136
, Sherbrooke, Quebec
J1M 0C8

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Seasonal

Open: Tuesday to Saturday
12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
and evenings when Centennial Theatre is open

Closed: Monday • Sunday
The Foreman Art Gallery is closed December 23-January 2 inclusively

Administration fees

Admission: Free

About Collections

Permanent collection of about 150 works, many by 19th and 20th century Canadian artists; works hung throughout the buildings on campus; catalogue and map available at Gallery office

Fine Arts

Culture:
Canadian • Aboriginal or First Nations

Period:
Modern • Historical

Media:
Painting • Prints and Drawings • Sculpture

Services & Activities

Five to six exhibitions per year of contemporary art and historical art subjects; works of local, Canadian and international artists, as well a as graduating fine arts student exhibition every April

Research Services

Library • Slide Library

Educational Programs

Classes or Workshops • Internships • Lectures • School Programs : Age 0-4 (Pre-School) : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP) : Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary) • Professional Development

Visitor Services

Bilingual Services • Films and Videos • Guided Tours : English : French • Accessible by Public Transportation • Children's Activities or Services • Meeting Room Rental • Parking Facilities : Charged • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchair access

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available

Number of Volunteers: 12

Activities: Gallery sitting
Attendance statistics
Informing public about exhibition and other program
Assisting at opening receptions

Publications & Products

In order to fulfill its research mission, the Foreman Art Gallery publishes individual catalogues and self-guided tour booklets which help our institution and the artist as well as contribute to the art historical discourse in Quebec and in Canada.

Annual Reports • Catalogues