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Art For Extreme Beginners: Studio Sampler

Saturday March 24, 2018, 2pm - 5pm

Never been in a studio? Here’s your chance to test out your ability to throw paint to a canvas, create a print and squeeze and squish clay. Anyone can paint, draw or sculpt. Discover your style; express yourself in this one day sampler.

Please arrive 15 minutes early. Late arrivals will…

Special Events

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 11 am - 5 pm

Panel Discussion from 11 am - noon, Editing noon - 5 pm, Tutorials at 12:30 pm and 2 pm

The Art Gallery of Ontario Library & Archives celebrates International Women's Day by hosting a satellite event of the 5th annual international Art+Feminism Wikipedia…

Family Events

Family Sundays, March: Bright Lights

Sundays March 4, 25, 2018, 1-4 pm (Note: there is no Family Sunday during March Break programming)

Family Sunday takes inspiration from Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition Infinity Mirrors by exploring light, patterns and repetition in experimental ways.

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Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter

Wednesday March 28

This powerful and intimate documentary of Joan Mitchell blends interviews with the fascinating and complex artist with images of her art.

Joan Mitchell was born in Chicago in 1925 and died in Paris in 1992. After graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago,…

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Happy birthday, Yayoi Kusama!

How do you properly fête an art world icon who’s been creating world-renowned art for over 70 years? The AGO is honoured to be hosting Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors during Kusama’s birthday, which is just around the corner on March 22. And to celebrate, some of our staff and volunteers have a message they’d like […]

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Rita Letendre’s lessons on life

To celebrate the #5womenartists challenge, we’re highlighting some amazing women artists featured at the AGO as well as incredible women curators who work with them. This week, we’re looking back to last September when we hosted the exhibition Rita Letendre: Fire & Light, a retrospective on the groundbreaking work of one of Canada’s eminent living abstract artists, […]

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Writing her-story

It’s estimated that only 10 per cent of Wikipedia editors identify as female. The content on Wikipedia skews the same way. The result? Too many women artists are missing from one of the Internet’s largest resources. On Saturday, March 24, the AGO’s Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon offers a free space and access to extensive resources you […]

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#RetroAGO: A royal art connection

It’s a mere two months before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their “I do’s”. Before you get your fascinators on, why not take a trip to the AGO to see a work with a royal history. Every painting has a story and we’ve got one with a very royal lineage! The Harvest Waggon (the British and […]

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