Talking history

Three AGO talks add deeper context to Faith and Fortune by highlighting Black and Indigenous artists throughout the Spanish empire. Check them out before the exhibition closes October 10.

Everybody knows

On December 7 the AGO will unveil Everybody Knows – a landmark exhibition dedicated to the life and times of iconic Canadian artist Leonard Cohen.

The weight of gold

Artist and curator Luis Jacob weighs in on the symbolic value of gold via Faith and Fortune’s dynamic audio guide.

ICYMI: Mother and child

Ahead of her upcoming Ago talk, we're revisiting our May 2022 story on Contemporary artist Andrea Chung, and her powerful series Colostrum – on view until October 1 at the AGO.

Death verifying life

Acclaimed Canadian contemporary artist Ken Lum spoke with us about death, class, childhood and sofas.

Art of eruption

Inspired by Jónsi’s exhilarating installation, Hrafntinna (Obsidian),(2021), we dug into the AGO Collection to see how other artists have depicted volcanoes.

Inside the frame

The AGO is celebrating What Matters Most: Photographs of Black Life with a talk and a book launch September 9, 2022.

Beaded histories

We spoke with Jess Sanchez, the founder of jewellery company Santa Isla, about the importance of Embera Chami beadwork.

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