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.  

Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: 2D Design + Laser Cutting
Thursday, October 17 + November 21, 2019 4 - 6 pm
Member Exclusive
Food & Drink
Friday Nights in the Members’ Lounge
October 2019 to January 2020, 11:30 am – 8 pm*
Workshops
Sculpting Together: Exploring Henry Moore
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on October 5, 19, November 2, 9
Member Exclusive
Special Events
Free Weekend at the Royal Ontario Museum for AGO Members
Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20, 2019
Youth Events
Moccasin Making
Tuesdays, October 8 - November 26, 2019 4 - 6 pm
Rush Line
Talks
Artist Talk: Hito Steyerl
Wednesday October 23, 2019
Popular
Youth Events
House Dancing with Warehouse Jacks
Wednesdays, October 9 - December 11, 2019 4 - 7 pm
Special Events
Art Toronto Opening Night
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30-10pm
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: Coding with LEDs
Thursday, October 24 + November 28, 2019 4 - 6 pm
New!
Workshops
Writing Explorations Inspired By Hito Steyerl
Friday October 25, 2019 6 - 8:30 pm
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: October
Friday, October 25. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Special Events
AGO ALL HOURS
Saturday, October 26, 10:30 AM - 10 PM
Sold Out
Talks
Zadie Smith
Wednesday October 30, 2019
Screenings
Clash of the Titans
Wednesday October 30, 8 pm
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: Coding with Servos and Mechanisms
Thursday, October 31 + Dec 5, 2019 4 - 6 pm
New!
Workshops
Expressive Drawing
The first Friday of every month, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Workshops
Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social
Every first Friday of the month
New!
Workshops
Action Painting
The first Saturday of every month, 3:30-5:30 pm
New!
Workshops
Life Drawing inspired by Rubens
Sundays from 2 - 5 pm starting in November
Family Events
Family Sundays: Baroque Fun and Games
Sundays November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019 1- 4 pm
Family Events
Family Flashlight Tours
Every first Sunday of the month, 11:00 am - noon or 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Hito Steyerl: This is the Future
Monday, November 4, 2019 | 5:30pm
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: Coding With Sounds
Thursday, November 7 + December 12, 2019 4 - 6 pm
Screenings
Samson and Delilah
Friday November 8, 2019, 8pm
New!
Workshops
Art & Ideas: Seniors Workshop
Every second Friday of the month, 1 - 4 pm
Talks
Futures: Ron Deibert
Saturday November 9, 2019
AGO Next
Early Rubens
November 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Talks
Rubens the Intermedial Artist
Wednesday November 13, 2019
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: 3D Design + 3D Printing
Thursday, October 10 + November 14, 2019 4 - 6 pm
New!
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
Workshops
Painting Together: Exploring Group of Seven
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on November 23, 30, December 7, 14
Special Events
Art Bash! Baroque Ball
Saturday November 23, 2019 at 6:30PM
Screenings
Sodom and Gomorrah
Friday November 29, 2019, 8 pm
New!
Workshops
Writing Explorations Inspired by Rubens
Friday November 29, 2019 6 - 8:30 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
AGO Next
Hito Steyerl: This is the future
December 9, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Talks
Ways of Caring
Wednesday December 18, 2019
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956-1971
Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 5:30pm
AGO Next
Diane Arbus: Photographs 1956–1971
February 24, 2020 | 6:30 pm
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Illusions: The Art of Magic
Tuesday March 24, 2020 | 5:30pm
AGO Next
Illusions: The Art of Magic
March 24, 2020 | 6:30 pm

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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Image: Peter Paul Rubens. Head of Medusa [detail], 1614. Oil on wood, Unframed: 60.6 x 122 cm. Moravian Gallery, Brno. Purchase, 1818.

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