Beaded histories

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

RBC Art Pick: Flora Danica

For this RBC Art Pick, we’re spotlighting nine hand-coloured engravings of flowers, fungi and lichens from the botanical publication, Flora Danica.

Nomenclature: New and Collected Poems

Renowned author, poet and filmmaker Dionne Brand brings together poems, both old and new, in her latest publication Nomenclature: New and Collected Poems. Learn more about it before the book’s launch at the AGO on September 14.

Cross-cultural artistic exchange

Get to know some of the artworks featured in Faith and Fortune: Art Across the Global Spanish Empire – on now at the AGO.

Lifting as we rise

As We Rise: Photography from the Black Atlantic brings the intersections of Black life into focus at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Ahead of the exhibition’s September 7 opening, we connected with Dr. Kenneth Montague to learn more.

Hand poked

We spoke with Toronto-based hand poke tattooist and artist Ilona Fiddy about ancestral tradition.

Postcard from Peru

Traveling to Lima, Peru for the next edition of our Postcard series, Ulla Holmquist of Larco Museum (Museo Larco) shines light on the city’s long history with art and culture.

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.

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