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Lost And Farmed

December 19, 2018 - December 28, 2018

AGO Youth Council in collaboration with Micah Donovan

Lost clothing and forgotten objects have been assembled with the purpose of growing edible plants throughout the AGO.

Agriculture, as the word implies, is a combination of play and hope, labouring in living…

Special Events

Winsom: I Rise Opening Reception

Friday December 21, 6-9 pm, performance and remarks at 7 pm

7 pm
Drummer Waleed Abdulhamid; Dance by BaKari I. Lindsay
Ceremonial Pouring of Libation

Family Events

Family Sundays, December: Wishes for the Earth

Sundays, December 2 – 30, 2018, 1 – 4 pm

Join us for art making activities that celebrate the earth and our hopes and dreams for our planet. Make a wish for the earth and hang it on our tree full of wishes.

Then to brighten up the dark colours of the city as the days grow shorter, and to celebrate the coming of winter, help us…


Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Select dates October 6 - December 30

Dir. Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky
2018 | 1 h 27 min
We have reached an unprecedented moment in planetary history. Humans now affect the Earth and its processes more than all other natural forces combined.

Another collaboration from Jennifer…

What's Next

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