Special Events

AGO Friday Nights: Meeting of the Monsters

A Halloween scene depicting figures dancing. A person in a skeleton mask and costume can be seen, as well as a Frankenstein mask.

Image courtesy of the artists

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Special Events

AGO Friday Nights: Meeting of the Monsters

Friday, October 27, 6 - 8 pm
Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario

Celebrate Halloween at the AGO!

Calling all monsters and friends of monsters! You are invited to the - Meeting of the Monsters - a red-carpet gala featuring the stars of monstrosity! Dress in your scariest outfit and enjoy a limousine ride in Walker Court; red-carpet interviews from Insom-Talk’s acclaimed hosts; and the hottest music in the monster world! 

Founded in 2014, INSOMNIAC FILM FESTIVAL aims to celebrate works emerging from the lives and experiences of young Toronto artists. They curate films and film-related events that blur the lines between age, genre, and budget - reminding audiences of the creativity behind intelligent and powerful low-budget filmmaking. 

6pm - 6:30pm - Walk the Red Carpet, be photographed by paparazzi, and interviewed by Host Lea Rose Sebastanis

6:45pm - Performance by Yovska

7:00pm - Performance by Anne Alien

7:15pm - Performance by Stavros

7:30pm - Performance by Knives

7:30pm - 8:00pm - DJ set by DJ Junie Beats Jones

Insomniac Film Festival is also leading DIY Production Design workshops for youth. 

For requests for Verbal Description, American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and/or live captioning for online and onsite programming, please provide three weeks notice in advance of the event date. The AGO will make every effort to provide accommodation for requests made with less than three weeks notice. Please note that automated captioning is available for all online programs. For onsite visits, the AGO offers these supports for an accessible visit. Please contact us to make a request for these or other accessibility accommodations. Learn more about accessibility at the AGO.


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