Reflecting through art

This National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we highlight the internationally acclaimed work of Caroline Monnet, on view in the J.S. McLean Centre of Indigenous + Canadian Art.

Beaded histories

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

ICYMI: Inner selfie

A new interactive art project by artists Hanif Janmohamed and Maria Lantin takes over AGO’s Community Gallery on the Lower Level.

Page turners

To celebrate the reopening of the E.P. Taylor Library & Archives at the AGO, we scoured the stacks to uncover a new trove of books eager to be read.


Get to know Tocani, the performance group blending pre-Hispanic elements with contemporary narratives of Latin America through costume, music, dance, poetry and theatre.

An opening blessing

Last week, member of the Saugeen First Nation, Dr. Duke Redbird shared an original poem in honour of the unveiling of Brian Jungen’s Couch Monster: Sadzěʔ yaaghęhch’ill, at the corner of Dundas and McCaul.

Elephant in the room

Acclaimed contemporary artist Brian Jungen’s Couch Monster: Sadzěʔ yaaghęhch’ill is finally here. Learn more about the AGO’s first-ever public art commission at the corner of Dundas and McCaul Streets.

Meet Maya Kotlarenko

It’s National Volunteer Week. As we celebrate our volunteers, we had a conversation with Maya Kotlarenko, President of the Volunteers of the AGO, about the vital role volunteers play at the Gallery.

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