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Free After Three Tuesdays: Costume Making

Tuesday, October 24th - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Want to spook your friends but not your wallet this Halloween? Come on out to this special Halloween - themed workshop with Paddy Leung and let us help you create the D.I.Y. costume of your nightmares! Materials will be provided, including fabric, paper, glue, markers, paint, and tape. You will…

Talks

Library & Archives Unshelved: Library Uncanny

Wednesday, October 25th - 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 October’s event, librarian Donald Rance will host a display of books that delve into the world of the strange, monstrous, and uncanny…

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Talks

Thomas King : The Inconvenient Indian

Wednesday, October 25th - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join the award-winning author Thomas King in a conversation with comedian and broadcaster Candy Palmater about his celebrated and influential book, The Inconvenient Indian, upon the publication of a new illustrated edition.

Since its publication in 2012, The Inconvenient Indian…

Screenings

Pan’s Labyrinth

Wednesday, October 25th - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

An Academy Award–winning dark fable set five years after the end of the Spanish Civil War, Pan’s Labyrinth encapsulates the rich visual style and genre-defying craft of Guillermo del Toro. In his revisiting of this bloody period in Spanish history, del Toro creates a vivid depiction of…

What's Next

Sandra Meigs: Room for Mystics (with Christopher Butterfield)
Opens October 19
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Coming Spring 2018
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Get to know Florine Stettheimer

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Want tickets to Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors?

This March, we’re presenting the phenomenon that has been winning rave reviews from audiences and selling out museums across the United States. Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, the first survey exhibition to explore the evolution of the celebrated Japanese artist’s immersive infinity rooms, opens a three-month run at the AGO on March 3. After runaway successes […]

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We’ve got a Chief Curator!

Last week we announced that Julian Cox has been appointed our new Chief Curator. With 25 years of museum experience, the British-born Cox—who is currently the Chief Curator and Founding Curator of Photography for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF)—begins at the AGO in January 2018, pending approval of authorization to work in […]

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