The Owens Art Gallery is located on the campus of Mount Allison University. It is Canada’s oldest university art gallery and the custodian of an important collection of over 4,000 works spanning the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. The Owens occupies its original building, which opened to the public in 1895, and was designed in the beaux-arts style by Edmund Burke, one of Canada’s most influential architects.

Admission is free

Covid-19 Protocols

Covid-19 safety measures continue to be in place to keep both you and the Owens’ staff safe.

  • Proof of vaccination and government issued identification is required for all visitors 12 and older. For more information please visit or
  • Masks are mandatory while inside the gallery.
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the gallery.
  • Enhanced cleaning measures continue to be in place.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 please stay home, and plan your visit for another time.

Thank you for all you do to help keep our community safe.


Monday – Friday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Closed on holidays

Holiday Closure
The Owens will be closed 18 December 2021–5 January 2022

All parking on campus is free. See the Campus Map for more information.