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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Select dates October 6 - November 24

Dir. Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky
2018 | 1 h 27 min
We have reached an unprecedented moment in planetary history. Humans now affect the Earth and its processes more than all other natural forces combined.

Another collaboration from Jennifer…

Youth Events

Urban Indigenous Bundle Building

Thursdays, October 11 –December 6 (Ages 14-25)

The Native Youth Resource Centre in partnership with the AGO hosts an Indigenous-led weekly drop-in for Native Resource Centre Youth. This program will create a platform for Indigenous young people to share and preserve personal stories and traditions through art.

This program is for…


Big Lonely Doug with Harley Rustad

Friday October 19, 7 - 8:30 pm

Join Harley Rustad in conversation with Sarain Fox to launch his new book, Big Lonely Doug: the story of one of Canada's last great trees.  Big Lonely Doug, is the nickname given to a 226 foot tall Douglas Fir tree located in a clearcut in B.C.'s Gordon River Valley. …

Youth Events

Free After Three Tuesdays: Zine Party

Tuesday, October 23, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)

Get creative at our group zine party! Learn how to make saddle stitch, poster-style and sewn zines. Materials will be provided, including a photocopier, so you can make multiples and swap with friends.

Kendra Yee is an artist, designer and curator. Her work consists of mixed-media…

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Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires
November 29, 2018 - March 24, 2019
Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more
Opening February 16, 2019
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Creative Minds: Art and Survival

Can art be the bridge we need to turn talking about climate change into action? The AGO’s acclaimed speaker series, Creative Minds, returns Monday, December 3 at Koerner Hall for a timely discussion on art, sustainability and the environment. This edition brings American environmental activist, attorney, and author Robert F. Kennedy Jr., award-winning documentary filmmaker […]

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Rebecca Belmore – last chance

Have you seen our exhibition Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental? Closing Sunday, October 21, this incredible exhibition of stunning works by Rebecca Belmore explores pressing issues including water and land rights, women’s lives, violence against Indigenous people and the role of the artist in contemporary life. Don’t miss the exhibition The New York Times calls “striking and […]

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California love

With the chilly weather, are you feeling wistful about sunnier days? Maybe even doing a little California dreaming? The good news is you don’t need to leave Toronto to experience the West Coast. Canada’s international contemporary and modern art fair, Art Toronto, is bringing the Golden State to us, thanks to this year’s theme, FOCUS: […]

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Putting the new in art nouveau

Take a trip back to Paris in the Belle Époque, with our new collection of Art Nouveau posters from the Salon des Cent, now on view for the first time at the AGO on Level 1 in the John & Nancy Mulvihill Gallery, Gallery 127. Le Salon des Cent, which translates to the Salon of […]

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