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Summerlicious 2019

July 5 – 21, 2019

Summerlicious, Toronto's favourite summer culinary celebration is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the city's culinary scene. Enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe menus at AGO Bistro from July 5 to 19th. 

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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.


AGO Live: Kollwitz-Konnex ...im Frieden seiner Hände

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Join soprano Anne Harley and guitarist Steve Thachuk for the Canadian premiere of this powerful multi-faceted song-cycle composed by Ralf Yusuf Gawlick in 2013. Based on passages selected from Käthe Kollwitz’s diary and letters, the performance…

Member Exclusive

Exclusive AGO Members' Night

Thursday, July 18, 5 to 9 PM

AGO Members are invited to join us at our exclusive Members' Night on Thursday, July 18.

All exhibitions will be open…

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Art Pick of the Week: Fisher-boy Dancing the Tarantella

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A book worth picking up

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