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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

Free After Three Wednesdays: Hip Hop Dancing

Wednesdays, October 3–December 5 (Ages 14-25)

Hosted by Caldeira and Catalyst, Unity's Free After Three Hip Hop Dance drop-in program offers weekly, open freestyle workshop sessions and a space for young people to come together and practice their art form with a supportive community and mentors. Open to all levels of experience!

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. …

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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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The Bentway comes to the AGO

Water and light are a magical combination. And they inspired Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde’s large-scale light installation Waterlicht, which comes to Toronto this week. Premiering at The Bentway (under the Gardiner Expressway), running October 12 to 14, this evocative installation – using LED lights, special software and lenses – will feature cascading waves of blue […]

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Art With Heart

Going once, going twice…sold! Art-lovers and supporters of Casey House, a hospital for people living with HIV/AIDS, are invited to the AGO on October 16 for the 25th annual Art With Heart fundraising auction and reception. Our own Stephan Jost, the AGO’s Michael and Sonja Koerner Director and CEO, volunteers for this event. “As a […]

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A monumental response

Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental is a big show – in multiple ways. On view until October 21, the exhibition features large-scale works that engage with big issues – including water and land rights, women’s lives, violence against Indigenous people and the role of the artist in contemporary life. The exhibition takes up a lot […]

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D.I.Y. with Paddy Leung

Do you love to D.I.Y.? Are you between the ages of 14 and 25? You can get your D.I.Y. on at the AGO for free this fall. Our FREE After Three program offers exciting workshops including D.I.Y. Days on Tuesdays – all for free! Learn to tie-dye, create your own Halloween costume, try papier-mâché and […]

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