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Painting Together: Watercolour in the Park - Ages 6–10 with an Adult

Saturday July 20, 27, August 17 or 24

Join us for our one-day family workshops where children with an adult caregiver will explore artists and artworks in the AGO Collection and get inspired to create artwork together. This summer, we’re learning watercolour painting techniques in the studio and heading outside to paint in the AGO'…


Writing Explorations: Photography, 1920s–1940s: Women in Focus

Friday August 30

Writing Explorations is a series of group workshops inspired by the AGO Collection or special exhibitions, guided by an artist-instructor. Learn to express yourself in written and visual form, building on the personal experiences and narrative strategies of great artists. Each month you’ll visit…

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Family Flashlight Tours

Every first Sunday of the month, 11:00 am - noon or 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Take family focused flashlight tour in the Thomson Collection of Ship Models! Ages 3+

The Thomson Collection represents a diversity of both ship and model making styles. …

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Strolling the Galleries

Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm

Adult + newborns to toddlers
Meet in the Weston Family Learning Centre

Come explore our greatest hits with your little one! These relaxed 1 hour tours allow for grown-up discussions, free of pressure, where no one minds a coo or a cry. Designed to feed your…

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From the Blog

Courtside with Brian Jungen

Have you ever seen Nike Air Jordan sneakers reimagined as Indigenous masks? What about a 40-foot long whale sculpture made of white plastic deck chairs? Or sculptures resembling totem poles made of golf bags? If you haven’t, hurry in to the AGO to see Brian Jungen Friendship Centre; this incredible exhibition, on view now on […]

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A slam dunk for Friendship Centre

Critics and visitors have been raving about Brian Jungen Friendship Centre. With less than a week left before the exhibition closes, time is running out to see the stunning works of this artist. Take a look at some of the glowing reviews and visitor feedback for Brian Jungen Friendship Centre. The exhibition is “audacious” according […]

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Sh*t Must Stop

In the 1960s, people not only asked critical questions, they got active and demanded answers. Calling forth the spirit of rabble-rousing and rebellion, newly installed into our Prints and Drawings collection on Level 1 in Nicholas Fodor Gallery (Gallery 140) are the innovative Shit Must Stop (S.M.S.) portfolios from our new exhibition Mail Art, Break […]

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Art in conversation

Last week we unveiled our exciting fall programming line-up. To complement some of our upcoming exhibitions, we’ve got a range of interesting talks and screenings on offer. In conversation with artists and curators: Valérie Blass in conversation with Adelina Vlas Have you seen Valérie Blass: Le parlement des invisibles yet? Join the artist with AGO’s […]

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