Meryl Meisler, Stretched on Floor (Silver Boots), Gelatin silver print

Meryl Meisler, Stretched on Floor (Silver Boots), 1977; printed 2019. Gelatin silver print, 35.6 x 35.6 cm. Courtesy of the artist. © Meryl Meisler.

Life Drawing Inspired by Studio 54

Join us for a one-day workshop (Sat, Jan 30th), where we explore a series of gestural drawing exercises set to Disco music and inspired by the Studio 54: Night Magic exhibition. Capture the poses and dance moves of a live model, while listening to music of the late 1970's and early 1980's. Facilitated by our AGO artist-instructor, this session is fun for all: it will be lively, informative and expressive. Dress up for the occasion, pour your favourite drink, and most importantly, bring with you some great pencils, plenty of paper and a good drawing surface. To allow for greater expressiveness and movement, some paper at least 24” x 30” and coloured pencils are also encouraged.

Participants to supply their own materials (and beverages).

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Saturday, | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (One day only)


Art Education Policies


Please read the following policies when you prepare your registration to AGO Education courses and camps.

  • Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and is limited to space restrictions.
  • Advance registration is recommended for all programs.
  • Registration is confirmed only upon receipt of payment.
  • All registration is subject to availability.
  • All programs, prices and instructors are subject to change without notice.
  • The AGO has the right to remove students from classes. (remove if they are disruptive).

Withdrawals and Refunds


  • Refunds are available in full 5 days before the start of the first class, minus a $15 administration fee.
  • For all courses a withdrawal is allowed before the start of the second class, minus a $50 administration fee.
  • Withdrawals after the start of the second class are non-refundable.
  • One day workshops are non-refundable. 
  • Absence does not constitute a withdrawal.
  • Courses are not transferable.
  • Withdrawal requests must be done by email through the Contact Centre at

Cancellation of Classes

  • To ensure that we are able to run your preferred classes, we recommend that you enroll at least two weeks prior to the commencement of the program.
  • In the event of course cancellation, registrants will be notified 3 days prior to the scheduled commencement of the course and a full refund will be given.


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Read about our Commitment to Accessibility, our Customer Service Policies for visitors with disabilities, and our Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.

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