EVENTS AT THE AGO

Whether you're an art aficionado, new to the art scene or a family looking for fun, the AGO has a variety of events for all ages. Plan your visit, see what's happening today or browse all upcoming events. Filter to find family events, upcoming talks, screenings and more.  

Family Events
Family Flashlight Tours
Every first Sunday of the month, 11:00 am - noon or 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Talks
Billy-Ray Belcourt: NDN Coping Mechanisms
Tuesday September 10, 2019
Member Exclusive
Special Events
Exclusive AGO Members' Night
Tuesday, September 10, 5 to 9 pm
Member Exclusive
Talks
Artist Talk: Valérie Blass
Wednesday September 11, 2019
Talks
Annahid Dashtgard: Breaking the Ocean
Friday September 13, 2019, 7 PM
Special Events
Michael Bidner Out of the Archives
Saturday September 14, 1 - 5 pm (Talk 3 - 4 pm in Seminar Room 1)
Special Events
Canzine
Saturday September 14, 2019
Screenings
The Goldfinch
Thursday September 19, 7 pm
Talks
Naomi Klein
Friday September 20, 2019
Talks
Legal Intersections #3: Intro to Artist Contracts
Wednesday September 25, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Talks
Salman Rushdie
Monday September 30, 2019
Talks
Daniel Arsham
Friday October 4, 2019
New!
Workshops
Expressive Drawing
The first Friday of every month starting in October, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
New!
Workshops
Action Painting
Saturdays starting in October, 2 - 5 pm
Workshops
Sculpting Together: Exploring Henry Moore
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on October 5, 19, November 2, 9
Youth Events
Free After Three: Moccasin Making
Tuesdays, October 8 - November 26, 2019 4 - 6 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three: Hip Hop Dancing with Unity Charity
Wednesdays, October 9 - December 4, 2019 4 - 7 pm
Popular
Talks
Curator’s Talk: Early Rubens
Friday October 11, 2019
Performance
AGO Live: Songs of Heaven
Saturday October 12 & Sunday October 13, 2019
Popular
Talks
Artist Talk: Hito Steyerl
Wednesday October 23, 2019
Special Events
Art Toronto Opening Night
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30-10pm
New!
Workshops
Writing Explorations Inspired By Hito Steyerl
Friday October 25, 2019 6 - 8:30 pm
Screenings
Clash of the Titans
Wednesday October 30, 8 pm
Sold Out
Talks
Zadie Smith
Wednesday October 30, 2019
New!
Workshops
Life Drawing inspired by Rubens
Sundays from 2 - 5 pm starting in November
Screenings
Samson and Delilah
Friday November 8, 2019, 8pm
Talks
Futures: Ron Deibert
Saturday November 9, 2019
Talks
Rubens the Intermedial Artist
Wednesday November 13, 2019
Workshops
Rubens 101
Friday November 15, 2019
Performance
AGO Live: 100 Years of Merce Cunningham
Wednesday November 20, 2019
Special Events
Art Bash! Baroque Ball
Saturday November 23, 2019 at 6:30PM
Workshops
Painting Together: Exploring Group of Seven
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on November 23, 30, December 7, 14
New!
Workshops
Writing Explorations Inspired by Rubens
Friday November 29, 2019 6 - 8:30 pm
Screenings
Sodom and Gomorrah
Friday November 29, 2019, 8 pm
Special Events
From Glissant Unfixed and Unbounded
Thursday December 5 – Saturday December 7, 2019
Performance
AGO Live: Miho Hatori - Salon Mondialité
Friday December 6 and Saturday December 7
Youth Events
777 Glow-Up
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4 - 7 pm
Talks
Ways of Caring
Wednesday December 18, 2019

Tours

Join a Gallery Guide for a 45-60 minute tour beginning in Walker Court (106) and explore the highlights of the AGO collection and architecture. Tours run daily on the hour: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 7:00 pm on Wednesday and Friday evenings, beginning in Walker Court.

Pop Up 10 minute art chats! Come discover one of our pop up on the dot art talks offered on the half hour (11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 daily and 7:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday evenings).

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