McIntosh Gallery

Plan Your Visit

McIntosh Gallery is located at the centre of Western's campus tucked between University College and Physics and Astronomy (directions below). Look for the stone building with bright red doors. Admission to the gallery is by donation. We regret that McIntosh Gallery is not wheelchair accessible.

Hours of Operation:

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Photo taken by: Pam Haasen. Opening reception for Raymond Pettibon: The Punk Years, 1978-86

Public Hours:

Monday to Friday: 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Saturday: 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Sunday: closed

Please Note: occasionally throughout the year, the galleries are closed to install exhibitions. Please check exhibition dates to ensure access.

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M

Curatorial Study Centre Hours:

Monday to Friday 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

How to get to McIntosh Gallery:

Walk or cycle:

From Richmond Street:

  1. Turn onto University Drive at the gates on Richmond Street
  2. Cross the bridge over the Thames River
  3. Continue straight through the stop lights on Middlesex Drive
  4. The road curves to the right and then turn left towards the Physics and Astronomy Building
  5. McIntosh is next to Physics and Astronomy

From Western Road:

  1. Turn onto Lambton Road at the Western Road gate
  2. Exit the traffic circle onto Oxford Drive
  3. Turn right after Stevenson Hall
  4. McIntosh Gallery is on the left

Public Transit:

Four London Transit Commission buses (6 Richmond, 2 Dundas, 10 Wonderland, and, after 7:00 P.M., 9C Whitehills) stop directly behind McIntosh Gallery in front of the Natural Sciences building.

Drive:

From Richmond Street: 

  1. Turn onto University Drive at the gates on Richmond Street
  2. Cross the bridge over the Thames River
  3. Turn left at the lights onto Huron Drive, which curves to the right becoming Lambton Road
  4. Continue to the second stop sign and turn right
  5. Tell the attendant at the Kent Drive parking kiosk you are going to McIntosh Gallery. S/he will give you a visitor's parking pass
  6. Proceed straight ahead, veering to the right in front of University College
  7. Once you pass University College, turn left where you will find a McIntosh Gallery visitor parking spot directly in front of the Gallery

From Western Road:

  1. Turn onto Lambton Road at the Western Road gate
  2. Continue through the traffic circle on Lambton Road
  3. You will come to a three-way stop with the Kent Drive parking kiosk on your left
  4. Tell the attendant you are going to McIntosh Gallery
  5. S/he will give you a parking pass
  6. Proceed straight ahead veering to the right of University College
  7. Once you pass University College, turn left where you will find a McIntosh Gallery visitor parking spots directly in front of the Gallery

Parking

Make sure to tell the parking attendant that you are visiting the McIntosh Gallery and they will give you a McIntosh dashboard card and a parking lot ticket. Be sure to return theMcIntosh dashboard card to the attendant when leaving. If visiting for an event after hours when attendant not on duty, make sure to use the intercom system and tell the parking attendant that you are also visiting the gallery. 

For other parking options you can review the visitor parking map (PDF) or call McIntosh Gallery at (519) 661-3181.

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