Contemporary Art and a Lifetime of Achievement with Jan Allen


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Jan Allen, Director at Agnes Etherington Art Centre joins us in this episode. She discusses the Innovation in a Collections-Based Exhibition award granted to the Agnes by he Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) for the gallery’s The hold: movements in the contemporary collection (2018), the Lifetime Achievement Award given to her by the OAAG, and the Arts Champion Award she received at the City of Kingston’s 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards on December 2nd. She also talks about her three-decade long career path at the Agnes, the amazing exhibitions she has curated and organized, and the evolving, evocative and multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary art.

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