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The Ancient and Medieval Heritage of Ethiopian Art

Friday September 21, 7 - 8 pm

Join scholar Meseret Oldjira for a talk exploring the artistic achievements that characterize the ancient and medieval heritage of Ethiopian art while highlighting the Ethiopian artworks on view at the AGO.

Special Events

Canzine 2018

Saturday September 22, 1 - 7 pm

Canada’s largest festival of zines and underground culture returns to the Art Gallery of Ontario this fall. The Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture was first held in Toronto in 1995. Since its inception, Canzine has displayed…

Special Events

Library & Archives Unshelved: Canzine Edition

Saturday September 22, 12-5 pm

In conjunction with the Canzine festival, the E.P. Taylor Library & Archives is hosting a special edition of the Library & Archives Unshelved series. This drop-in hosted by AGO librarians and archivists gives visitors a first-hand…

Curators' Circle

Exclusive: Anthropocene

Monday, September 24

Curators' Circle is a philanthropic membership program that offers a deeper relationship to the AGO. Curators' Circle events are for Curators' Circle members only.…

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Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more
Opening February 16, 2019
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From the Blog

Strike a pose

It’s a busy time for fashion fans. The Fashion Weeks in Toronto and New York recently wrapped up. London Fashion Week is now underway and in just a few days, Milan Fashion Week kicks off. To celebrate Fashion Month, we’ve gathered a selection of works in the AGO Collection featuring some rather chic fashions. From […]

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New contemporary acquisitions

Turn off social media is a new display of highlights from the AGO Collection and recent acquisitions, such as Gustav’s Wing by Vietnamese-born Danish artist Danh Vō. (Vō’s work was recently discussed in our chat with Eleanor Shen.) Currently being installed on Level 4 of the Vivian & David Campbell Centre for Contemporary Art, the […]

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Art reads for fall

We love art. We also love insightful writing. What could be better than combining the two? Check out these exciting art reads at shopAGO this fall. Our major fall exhibition, Anthropocene, opens in less than two weeks. The extraordinary exhibition has not one, but two books – both titled Anthropocene. One is our exhibition catalogue […]

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#myspace: October’s First Thursday

Get your dancing shoes ready! On October 4, Toronto’s biggest art party, First Thursday: #myspace will fill the AGO with music, art and more. Complementing our fall exhibition, Anthropocene, which is all about human impact on our planet, the October edition of First Thursday features an exciting group of women artists exploring what it means to […]

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