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Strolling the Galleries

Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm

Adult + newborns to toddlers
Meet in the Weston Family Learning Centre

Come explore our greatest hits with your little one! These relaxed 1 hour tours allow for grown-up discussions, free of pressure, where no one minds a coo or a cry. Designed to feed your…


Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social

Every first and third Friday of the month

Learn to draw and enjoy a drink while doing it!

Each class starts over drinks and conversation, then our artist-instructor leads you through drawing demonstrations and creative exercises that can deepen your understanding of art and the evolution of imagery.

Bring your own supplies…

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Family Flashlight Tours

Every first Sunday of the month, 11:00 am - noon or 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Take family focused flashlight tour in the Thomson Collection of Ship Models! Ages 3+

The Thomson Collection represents a diversity of both ship and model making styles. …


Colson Whitehead: The Nickel Boys

Wednesday July 17, 2019, 7 pm

Join Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Colson Whitehead in conversation with author Jael Richardson for the launch of his latest book, The Nickel Boys.

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From the Blog

Art Pick of the Week: Large Two Forms

This long weekend, we invite you to take a stroll through the beautiful Grange Park and take in the summery scenery – the trees, dogs and the monumental sculptural work of Henry Moore’s Large Two Forms. In the summer of 2017, Large Two Forms made the move from the corner of McCaul and Dundas Streets […]

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Plenty of plein air

The city is finally alive with the sights and sounds of summertime. With inspiration from all the bright colours and liveliness of the streetscape, it’s the perfect time to take your artmaking to the next level with one of the AGO’s many plein air courses for adults and kids. Check out this list of some […]

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That’s the snuff!

At the AGO, you can see art from many different places and times throughout history. Ken Thomson’s prized collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles is a “must-see” for your next visit. Take a trip to the Thomson Collection of European Art (Gallery 111 on Level 1) to uncover some of the fascinating details and little known […]

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Origin stories

It has been a full year since the J.S. McLean Centre was renovated, reinstalled and renamed as part of the AGO-wide Look:Forward project. Following a complete renovation of the individual galleries and the reinstallation of over 75 works, the Centre reopened for Canada Day 2018 as the J.S. McLean Centre for Indigenous & Canadian Art. And […]

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