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.  

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Talks
Close Encounters: Kathleen Munn, Beneath the Surface
Wednesday September 18, 2019
Rush Line
Screenings
The Goldfinch
Thursday September 19, 7 pm
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Talks
Naomi Klein
Friday September 20, 2019
Special Events
Library & Archives Unshelved: Kathleen Munn
Wednesday September 25, 6-8 pm (drop in), talk at 7 pm
Talks
Legal Intersections #3: Intro to Artist Contracts
Wednesday September 25, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
AGO Next
AGO Next turns 10!
September 26, 2019 | 6:00 pm
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: September
Friday, September 27. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
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Talks
Salman Rushdie
Monday September 30, 2019
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Talks
Daniel Arsham
Friday October 4, 2019
Workshops
Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social
Every first and third Friday of the month
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Workshops
Expressive Drawing
The first Friday of every month, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Workshops
Sculpting Together: Exploring Henry Moore
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on October 5, 19, November 2, 9
Special Events
Nuit Blanche 2019
Saturday October 5, 7 pm - Sunday October 6, 7 am
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Workshops
Action Painting
The first Saturday of every month, 3:30-5:30 pm
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Early Rubens
Monday October 7, 2019 | 5:30pm
Youth Events
Free After Three: Moccasin Making
Tuesdays, October 8 - November 26, 2019 4 - 6 pm
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Youth Events
Free After Three: House Dancing with Warehouse Jacks
Wednesdays, October 9 - December 11, 2019 4 - 7 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three: Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind
Thursdays, October 10 - December 12, 2019 4 - 6 pm
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Workshops
Art & Ideas: Seniors Workshop
Every second Friday of the month, 1 - 4 pm
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Talks
Curator’s Talk: Early Rubens
Friday October 11, 2019
Performance
AGO Live: Songs of Heaven
Saturday October 12 & Sunday October 13, 2019
Member Exclusive
Special Events
Free Weekend at the Royal Ontario Museum for AGO Members
Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20, 2019
Rush Line
Talks
Artist Talk: Hito Steyerl
Wednesday October 23, 2019
Special Events
Art Toronto Opening Night
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30-10pm
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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
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Talks
Zadie Smith
Wednesday October 30, 2019
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Workshops
Life Drawing inspired by Rubens
Sundays from 2 - 5 pm starting in November
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Hito Steyerl: This is the Future
Monday, November 4, 2019 | 5:30pm
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
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Workshops
Study Day: Rubens 101
Friday November 15, 2019
Performance
AGO Live: 100 Years of Merce Cunningham
Wednesday November 20, 2019
New!
Workshops
Study Day: Hito Steyerl 101
Friday November 22, 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
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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
Talks
Ways of Caring
Wednesday December 18, 2019
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956-1971
Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 5:30pm
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Illusions: The Art of Magic
Tuesday March 24, 2020 | 5:30pm

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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