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Art for Extreme Beginners: Drawing

Friday, January 19th - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Never been in a studio? Here’s your chance to test out your ability to draw a live model. Anyone can draw! Discover your style; express yourself in this one day sampler.

All materials included. Please bring your receipt and meet in the Dr. Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School. Open to…

Family Events

Family Sundays, January: D.I.Y Sundays

Sunday, January 21st - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Empower your kids through D.I.Y art! Families get together to design and make your own buttons, stickers and zines! Share and display what you made with others or trade your art in the D.I.Y zone!

Included with Gallery Admission.

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Youth Events

Free After Three Tuesdays: Natural Dyeing

Tuesday, January 23rd - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Experimenting with turmeric, onion skins, and hibiscus flowers among various dyeing techniques, you will learn how to use household food and spices to create dye baths for fabric dyeing . You are welcome to bring your own fabrics to dye.

Anni Spadafora is an interdisciplinary artist and…

Youth Events

Free After Three Wednesdays: Break Dancing with Unity Charity

Wednesday, January 24th - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ages 14-25

Learn the 101s of Break dancing in a safe and supportive atmosphere — beginners welcome!
In partnership with Unity Charity

Unity uses arts to empower youth with the confidence and skills for success. More specifically, Unity uses hip hop to improve young people’s…

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We heart art carts

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Remembering William Withrow

It is with great sorrow that the AGO community mourns the loss of William “Bill” Withrow, who passed away on January 7, 2018, at the age of 91. A beloved member of the AGO community, Bill was Director of the Art Gallery of Ontario from 1961 to 1991. “Bill Withrow was director for more years […]

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