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Book Signing with Guillermo del Toro

Wednesday, September 27th - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Guillermo del Toro: At Home With Monsters, we are excited to announce a book signing by the legendary artist himself.

The book signing is expected to be a very…


Library & Archives Unshelved: Picturing 19th Century Canada

Wednesday, September 27th - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

This monthly drop-in hosted by AGO librarians and archivists gives visitors a first-hand glimpse of highlights from the AGO Library & Archives collection. In September’s event, librarian Larry Pfaff will host a display of rare 19th century Canadian books illustrated with original albumen…

Special Events

Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017

Saturday, September 30th - 7:00 pm to 7:00 am

The Forest, 2017
Location: Walker Court
Duration: 6:58 pm – 2 am

The AGO is pleased to co-present The Forest, a new performance by former AGO artist-in-residence Will Kwan that was commissioned for…

Special Events


Saturday, September 30th - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday, September 28 Kick-Off Party at The Power Plant

Friday, September 29 Presentations at Koerner Hall

Saturday, September 30 Breakout Sessions at The Art Gallery of Ontario

Passes $25 –$300…

What's Next

Nuit Blanche Toronto
Saturday, September 30, Sunset to Sunrise
Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry
Opening October 2017
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Coming Spring 2018
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