Restoring Kathleen Munn

Conservation science reveals the true colours and dynamism of one of Canada’s leading, but too long forgotten, modernist painters.

Quiz Alert!

How well do you know your Canadian women artists?

A living library

Feminist collective EMILIA-AMALIA dives into the archives to activate and broaden the AGO’s Artist Files Collection.

Behind the portrait and shawl

A behind-the-scenes look at the life of Anna Maria Walton Beck Boulton (1799-1862) and the connection between history, art and fashion.

Lucite: A see-through tour

In this, the first in a new occasional series exploring artistic materials, we get up close with a transparent wonder.


A new chapter in AGO publishing

Explore exhibition catalogues from the AGO’s first 80 years, now online and free, courtesy of the Internet Archive and the Arcadia Fund.

Remembering Michael Mitchell

Maia Sutnik, AGO Curator Emeritus, Photography, remembers the important legacy of Canadian photographer Michael Mitchell. 

Conservation in the time of the Coronavirus

To preserve and protect: we check in with our Conservation team to find out how they're keeping the AGO Collection safe.

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