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Family Sundays, November: Something From Nothing

Sundays, November 4 - 25, 2018, 1 - 4 pm

Family Sundays are back! The AGO’s weekly celebration of art for all ages launches with a program inspired by the exhibition, Anthropocene. Reflecting on the scope of our impact and our footprint on the earth, we’re making “something from nothing…

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The Gospel According to André

Sunday November 18, 1 pm

Q&A with André Leon Talley following the screening

Dir. Kate Novack
2017 | 1 h 34 min

André Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style.…

AGO Next

The Stories We Tell: Canadian and Indigenous Art Highlights

November 19, 2018

AGO Next is a dynamic membership program for art lovers under 40. AGO Next events are for AGO Next members only. Find out more about…

Youth Events

Free After Three Tuesdays: Paper Marbling

Tuesday, November 20, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)

Learn how to make your own marbled paper. Marbling is a centuries-old technique, coming out of Central Asia and the Islamic world, that creates beautiful, psychedelic designs. Paint is floated on top of thickened water and swirled, with the paper pressed on top to create a unique design every…

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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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