The Gallery is open 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Edgar Degas, L’orchestre de l’Opéra

Edgar Degas, L’orchestre de l’Opéra. Around 1870. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

Drama and Desire: Artists and the Theatre

July 9 - September 26, 2010

EXHIBITION OVERVIEW

Step onstage and experience art inspired by the theatre in Drama & Desire: Artists and the Theatre. See masterworks by Degas, David, Toulouse-Lautrec. Delacroix and more – from the world’s greatest museums, including the Louvre, the Met, the Tate and the Musée d'Orsay.


BEHIND THE SCENES

Stage Props and Theatrical Effects

Artists and the Theatre

Guest Designer Gerard Gauci

How to Install a Priceless Work of Art in 60 Seconds or Less!

Live Performances in Drama and Desire


IN THE NEWS

The Toronto Star: Lust and Murder at the AGO by Martin Knelman

Rogers TV: Katharine Lochnan talks Drama & Desire on Daytime Toronto

The Globe and Mail: The art gallery as theatre by James Adams 

The National Post: AGO's Drama & Desire exhibit sees theatre invading the gallery by Mark Medley

The Toronto Star: Curtain rises on fine art by Richard Ouzounian


Contests & Promotions

Post Your Most Dramatic Moment

Post your most dramatic moment on the AGO’s page on Facebook for a chance to win 2 complimentary passes to Drama & Desire: Artists and the Theatre.

Winners will be selected by random draw. 5 chances to win.

Record Your Most Dynamic Performance

Submit your most dramatic performance to the AGO’s YouTube channel for a chance to win 2 complimentary passes to Drama & Desire: Artists and the Theatre.

Winners will be selected by random draw. 5 chances to win.

Keep Yourself in the Loop

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Supported by

The Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program /

Avec l'appui du ministère du Patrimoine canadien par le biais du Programme d'indemnisation pour les expositions intinérantes au Canada


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