Introducing Foyer

The AGO's new digital magazine launches June 1, 2023

L.A. Monumental

David Hockney’s Santa Monica Boulevard (1978–80) resurfaces in I AM HERE: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces. Read how this monumental, rarely seen painting made its way to the AGO.

Emerging curator Q&A with Tahnee Ann Macabali Pantig

For the final week of Museum Month we connected with first-time curator Tahnee Ann Macabali Pantig, who is making her debut with the AGO’s new exhibition Faith and Fortune: Art from Across the Global Spanish Empire. 

Toronto to Texas

It's a San Antonio switcheroo - The AGO welcomes back a beloved Picasso portrait from the esteemed McNay Art Museum, as our Monet takes centre stage in their exhibition Monet and Whistler in London.  

A spiral legacy

The AGO’s iconic, Frank Gehry-designed spiral staircase is one of the most distinctive architectural features in Toronto.

Food is political

How do you preserve art made from rotting fruits and vegetables? Sjoukje van der Laan, AGO Assistant Conservator, Contemporary Art, and Interpretive Planner Nadia Abraham answered this question with Ron Benner’s installation Anthro-Apologies (And the trees grew inwards – for Manuel Scorza)(197980) in a recent Close Looking talk.

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.

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