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.  

Member Exclusive
Shopping Events
Members' Shopping Week
November 14 – 24*
Member Exclusive
Shopping Events
AGO Bake Sale
November 1 – December 13
Youth Events
Moccasin Making
Tuesdays, October 8 - November 26, 2019 4 - 6 pm
Member Exclusive
Special Events
Exclusive AGO Members' Night
Tuesday, November 19, 5 – 9 pm
Performance
AGO Live: 100 Years of Merce Cunningham
Wednesday November 20, 2019
Popular
Youth Events
House Dancing with Warehouse Jacks
Wednesdays, October 9 - December 11, 2019 4 - 7 pm
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: 3D Design + 3D Printing
Thursday, October 10 + November 21, 2019 4 - 6 pm
Performance
Early Rubens in-gallery harpsichord performances
Sunday October 12, 2019 - Sunday January 5, 2020
Member Exclusive
Food & Drink
Friday Nights in the Members’ Lounge
October 2019 to January 2020, 11:30 am – 8 pm*
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: November
Friday, November 22. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
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
Family Events
Family Sundays: Baroque Fun and Games
Sundays November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019 1- 4 pm
Special Events
Library & Archives Unshelved: Highlights from the Rare Book Collection
Wednesday November 27, 6 - 8 pm (drop-in)
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: Coding with LEDs
Thursday, October 24 + November 28, 2019 4 - 6 pm
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
Artist File Fair with EMILIA-AMALIA, no. 2
Saturday November 30, 2019, 1 - 3 pm
Family Events
Family Sundays: Twister in Two Ways
Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019 1 - 4 pm
New!
Workshops
Life Drawing inspired by Rubens
Sundays from 2 - 5 pm starting in November
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Special Events
From Glissant Unfixed and Unbounded
Thursday December 5 – Saturday December 7, 2019
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
Performance
AGO Live: Miho Hatori - Salon Mondialité
Friday December 6 and Saturday December 7
New!
Workshops
Action Painting
The first Saturday of every month, 3:30-5:30 pm
Member Exclusive
Food & Drink
Holiday Afternoon Tea at The Grange
December 7, 2019 - January 5, 2020
AGO Next
Hito Steyerl: This is the future
December 9, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Youth Events
Don't Let Machines Take Over Your Mind: Coding With Sounds
Thursday, November 7 + December 12, 2019 4 - 6 pm
New!
Workshops
Seniors Social
Every second Friday of the month, 1 - 4 pm
Talks
Ways of Caring
Wednesday December 18, 2019
Food & Drink
New Year’s Day Brunch
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Workshops
Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social
The first Friday of every month
Workshops
Action Painting
The first Saturday of every month, 3:30-5:30 pm
Workshops
Painting Together: Exploring Yayoi Kusama
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on January 18, 25, February 1, 8
Curators' Circle
Exclusive | Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956-1971
Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 5:30pm
Workshops
Painting Together: Exploring Winter Landscape
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm on February 22, 29, March 7
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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Head of Medusa

See Early Rubens for FREE

Get unlimited access to the AGO Collection and all special exhibitions (including Early Rubens!) with an AGO Membership or $35 Annual Pass. Visitors 25 and under are free — all year, anytime.

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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