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Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report Reading Group

Thursday, February 22nd - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives is hosting a series of 7 monthly reading groups to discuss Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The Commission was…

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Free After Three Thursdays: Clay and Ceramics

Thursday, February 22nd - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Exercise creativity and relax as we go through many basic techniques in hand building with clay with local artist Ness Less. Projects include pinch pot piggy banks, geometric vessels, brooches and much more!

Ness Lee is an illustrator/artist based in Toronto. Her Illustrations have been…

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Art for Extreme Beginners: Sculpture

Friday, February 23rd - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Never been in a studio? Here’s your chance to test out your ability to squeeze and squish clay, and form a one-of-a-kind sculpture. Anyone can sculpt! Discover your style; express yourself in this one day sampler.

All materials included. Please bring your receipt and meet in the Dr. Anne…

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Brown Girl Begins

Saturday, February 24th - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Screening: Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario

Reception: Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario

Join us for the gala premiere of Brown Girl Begins, director Sharon Lewis' Afrofuturist…

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Talking about infinity

It’s been 362 days since Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors debuted at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., but Mika Yoshitake, the exhibition’s curator, is still going. Having travelled with the exhibition from Washington to Seattle and then LA, she’s here now overseeing the installation of an exhibition years in the making. On […]

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3-D History

Long before 3-D movies, before 3-D printing and before virtual and augmented reality, there was the humble stereoscopic viewer. Think of it as a very early version of the View-Master you played with as a kid. A stereoscopic viewer combines one left-eye visual and one right-eye visual into a 3-D image. The AGO’s photography collection […]

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#RetroAGO: A crowdfunded masterpiece

We live in an age of crowdfunding, where sites like Kickstarter bring innovative products to market. We don’t want to brag or anything, but we were ahead of the curve. We crowdfunded a magnificent Tintoretto painting back in the 1950s. On February 13, 1959 – 59 years ago – we showcased a new purchase at […]

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To (con)serve and protect

We all know a picture is worth a thousand words, but how do we keep it that way? Tomorrow night, AGO Photography Conservator Katy Whitman launches a series of free public talks on preserving your important visual memories. Beginning at 6:30 pm in the Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives, Care of Photographs in Personal […]

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