Get inspired by 18th-century artist and engraver William Hogarth in our current exhibition William Hogarth: Gone to the Dogs. Hogarth’s work is often considered a precursor to comics and political cartoons, his work infused with humour, satire and morality. Animals, particularly dogs play an important role, comically highlighting ill-made decisions and questionable behaviours in British society of the time. Learn about the artist and his dog and create a suite of comic-inspired artworks to share with friends, family and of course, a pet!
The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory and Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta. We respect this as the traditional and contemporary land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.