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Free After Three Thursdays: Special Effects Makeup

Thursday, October 19th - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn how to make your skin look like it’s rotting, or add scales to your arms in this Special Effects Make Up workshop by special effects specialist Christina Spina.

Christina Spina is a professional Makeup Artist working in various areas of the industry such as film and television,…

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The Entangled Gaze: Indigenous and European Views of Each Other

Thursday, October 19th - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Entangled Gaze is a two-day conference addressing the ways Indigenous and European artists have represented each other in historical and contemporary art. This event will convene an interdisciplinary group of researchers, museum professionals, artists and Indigenous community…


Night of the Hunter

Friday, October 20th - 10:00 pm to 12:00 am

Directed by Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton’s sole directorial effort is a child’s-eye parable of good versus evil. Robert Mitchum is iconically sinister as the charlatan preacher who visits violence upon a widow (Shelley Winters) and her two children, whom he believes are concealing a…

Canzine 2017: Festival of Zines & Underground Culture

Saturday, October 21st - 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Canada’s largest festival of zines and underground culture returns to the Art Gallery of Ontario this fall. The Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture was first held in Toronto in 1995. Since its inception, Canzine events in Toronto,…

What's Next

Sandra Meigs: Room for Mystics (with Christopher Butterfield)
Opens October 19
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Coming Spring 2018
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Get to know Florine Stettheimer

Refined and witty, experimental and defiant, Florine Stettheimer is not a household name like her contemporary Georgia O’Keeffe, but she stands out as a unique figure in American art of the early 1900s. In her time she was acclaimed by artists, curators and critics, with Andy Warhol naming her his favourite artist. Opening October 21, […]

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Want tickets to Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors?

This March, we’re presenting the phenomenon that has been winning rave reviews from audiences and selling out museums across the United States. Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, the first survey exhibition to explore the evolution of the celebrated Japanese artist’s immersive infinity rooms, opens a three-month run at the AGO on March 3. After runaway successes […]

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We’ve got a Chief Curator!

Last week we announced that Julian Cox has been appointed our new Chief Curator. With 25 years of museum experience, the British-born Cox—who is currently the Chief Curator and Founding Curator of Photography for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF)—begins at the AGO in January 2018, pending approval of authorization to work in […]

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