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Special Events

The Public – Land and Body (East)

Saturday, September 23rd - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Organized by co-curator Anique Jordan, The Public extends the content of the AGO’s current exhibition, Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood back into the community. The Public uses…


Library & Archives Unshelved: Picturing 19th Century Canada

Wednesday, September 27th - 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 September’s event, librarian Larry Pfaff will host a display of rare 19th century Canadian books illustrated with original albumen…

Special Events

Book Signing with Guillermo del Toro

Wednesday, September 27th - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Guillermo del Toro: At Home With Monsters, we are excited to announce a book signing by the legendary artist himself.

The book signing is expected to be a very…

Special Events


Saturday, September 30th - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday, September 28 Kick-Off Party at The Power Plant

Friday, September 29 Presentations at Koerner Hall

Saturday, September 30 Breakout Sessions at The Art Gallery of Ontario

Passes $25 –$300…

What's Next

Nuit Blanche Toronto
Saturday, September 30, Sunset to Sunrise
Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry
Opening October 2017
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Coming Spring 2018
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Art night long

It’s that time of year again! For one night only you can be an art-goer from dusk to dawn with Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017, experiencing installations and performances by some of Toronto’s most inspired artists – and all for free. In an age of technology, can we still depend on the human voice alone for […]

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Designing a home fit for a monster

When Katy Chey applied for the role of exhibition designer at the AGO, she knew she wanted to work on one exhibition in particular: Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters. And once you experience the show after it opens on September 30, you’ll understand why. This installation goes far beyond what we’re used to. Chey […]

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Spread the Word (On The Street)

Guillermo del Toro famously had to buy a second house to store his collection of art, comics and massive libraries of books – and frankly, we get it. When the temperatures begin to cool in late September, there’s an undeniable urge to put on a sweater, grab a warm drink, and surround yourself with the […]

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Inspiration is a monster

The AGO is getting into the Halloween spirit early with the opening of our fall exhibition Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters. Inspired by all things macabre, supernatural and obsessive, we’ve put together a series of talks and a very special First Thursday – headlined by electro-pop provocateur, Peaches! On October 3, Peaches kicks off […]

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