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.  

Curators' Circle
Exclusive: Anthropocene
Monday, September 24
Member Exclusive
Exhibition
Members' Preview: Anthropocene
September 25, 26 and 27
AGO Next
Climate of Change: Anthropocene
Thursday, September 27
Sold Out
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: Explore the flavours of New Zealand and Australia
Friday, September 28, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Special Events
Nuit Blanche 2018
Saturday September 29, 7 pm - Sunday September 30, 7 am
New!
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Tie Dyeing
Tuesday, October 2, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Popular
Special Events
Anthropocene Public Opening
Wednesday October 3, 6 - 9 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Wednesdays: Hip Hop Dancing
Wednesdays, October 3–December 5 (Ages 14-25)
Youth Events
Free After Three Thursdays: Urban Indigenous Bundle Building
Thursdays, October 4–December 6, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Art Parties
The October First Thursday: #myspace
Thursday, October 4, 2018
New!
Workshops
Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social
Friday October 5, November 2 and December 7
New!
Workshops
Movement in the Galleries
Every first Saturday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Screenings
Manufactured Landscapes
Select dates October 6 - November 24
Screenings
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Select dates October 6 - November 24
Screenings
Watermark
Select dates October 6 - November 24
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Pop Art Snack Attack: Session 1
Tuesday, October 9, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Pop Art Snack Attack: Session 2
Tuesday, October 16, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25
Workshops
Digital Pinhole Camera
Wednesday October 10 or 31
New!
Workshops
Writing Explorations: Drawing from the Personal
Friday October 12, November 2 and December 7
Talks
On Water
Saturday October 13, 1-2:30 pm
Talks
Big Lonely Doug with Harley Rustad
Friday October 19, 7 - 8:30 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Zine Party
Tuesday, October 23, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Talks
Rapp Lecture on Contemporary Art: Adam Weinberg
Wednesday October 24, 7-8:30 pm
New!
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: The Americas: West Coast Crawl
Thursday, October 25, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Halloween Runway
Tuesday, October 30, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Family Events
Family Sundays, November: Something From Nothing
Sundays, November 4 - 25, 2018, 1 - 4 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Jean Dreams
Tuesday, November 6, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Key Chain Creations
Tuesday, November 13, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Talks
Käthe Kollwitz: Facing the Truth
Wednesday November 14, 7-8:30 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Paper Marbling
Tuesday, November 20, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
New!
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: Tastes of Northern Italy
Friday, November 23, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Screenprinting
Tuesday, November 27, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Postcard Collage
Tuesday, December 4, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)

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, 3:00 and 7:00 pm on Wednesday and Friday evenings.

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).

Join a Gallery Guide for a themed exploration of the AGO collection. Tours run daily at 2 pm, beginning in Walker Court (106).
Please note the tours are subject to volunteer availability.

Artful Conversation is a volunteer guided gallery experience that takes place on the second Friday of the month. The conversational tour explores the AGO collections in depth. Please meet in Walker Court at 1:30 pm. This program is not offered in the month of August (subject to volunteer availability).

Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours and see your favourite prints, drawings, watercolours and photographs.

The second Friday of every month at 11am (arrive at 10:30 to view works on display!), one of P&D's knowledgeable volunteers will give a talk that explores an area of the AGO's Prints & Drawings Collection. Free with admission. No rsvp required.


 

PAST EVENTS

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