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Inside Out Screening – CFMDC Local Heroes Retrospective

Sunday, May 28th - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us as Inside Out celebrates the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre’s (CFMDC) 50th anniversary! CFMDC is proud to hold one of the largest collections of Canadian independent queer film and media art in the country. In celebration, they’re revisiting Inside Out’s past programming of…


Inside Out Screening – New Visions

Wednesday, May 31st - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Director: Seanpreet Chooti, Canada | 2017 | 10:00
A colourful queer man explores life through the lens of technology.

In The Middle of Nowhere
Directors: Oksana Hohol, brooke lydbrooke, Canada | 2017 | 10:00
A lesbian in…


jes sachse: To be Frank

Wednesday, May 31st - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

In response to the invisible work of care that takes place inside a museum, Toronto artist jes sachse performs a conversation with any bodies who may move through the space.

For one hour each week, this physical intervention seizes a stage to ask a question that a public institution may…


Library & Archives Unshelved: The Toronto Art Scene 1970-1990

Wednesday, May 31st - 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 of the AGO Library & Archives collection. In May’s event, Amy Furness will host a display of material from the archives of Toronto artists including Colette Whiten, Robert Fones and…

What's Next

Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood
Opens June 29, 2017
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters
Coming September 2017
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Coming Spring 2018
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How do you make a painting “stable”?

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