Family Fun for Everyone

Enjoy amazing artmaking activities, family-friendly tours, dance parties, courses and workshops, creative gifts, delicious food and so much more!

Family Fun

Courses & Workshops – All year long!

Whether you’ve never picked up a paintbrush or you’ve studied art for years, the AGO has a course for you. The Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School offers a broad range of courses in a fun and supportive environment that includes access to our galleries for added inspiration.

Courses and workshops are offered for all ages, including babes and families, children and youth.

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Hands-On Centre

At The Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre, you'll always find artmaking and creative play activities for the whole family, from the youngest learner on up! Enjoy artmaking, constructing, storytelling, costume play, making new friends and exploring. 

Admission to the Hands-On Centre is included in your General Admission ticket, or free unlimited admission with your family membership.

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Art Cart

Explore the Gallery and find the Art Cart – a mobile activity centre with fun for everyone! Participate in hands-on artmaking, art puzzles, art games and so much more, all while surrounded by incredible works in the Gallery. Draw inspiration from what you see, feel and hear all around you.

Track it down, create and share your masterpieces at #AGOMakes.

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Strolling the Galleries

First Tuesday of the month
10:30 am

Explore our greatest hits with your babe(s) in tow! Enjoy a tour that allows for grown-up discussions where coos and cries are a welcomed soundtrack.

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Family Flashlight Tours

Visitors will explore the various ships by flashlight, while enjoying the low-light conditions of this unique gallery space. Suitable for all ages.

First Sunday of the month, 11:00 am -12:00 noon or 12:30 - 1 pm

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Mindful Makers

The Weston Family Learning Centre hosts a dynamic exhibition and project space for artmaking and artistic experimentation. Welcome to Mindful Makers! We invite visitors of all ages to create their own 3D masterpieces inspired by artwork in our galleries. Today’s mission: Transform ordinary materials into far-out sculptures!

Drop-In any time. Open Daily. Community Gallery 

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Enjoy a quick and delicious lunch mid-Gallery visit in the family-friendly café. Kids 5 and under eat for FREE!*

*Children must be accompanied by an adult spending a minimum of $15 before tax. Maximum of two free kids’ meals per adult purchase. Menu subject to change.

Take the AGO Home

Visit shopAGO and discover a treasure trove of creative play the whole family can enjoy! With books, games, creative kits and inspiration galore, the kids will be entertained for hours. Shop with us in-store or online.

AGO Members always enjoy a 10% discount. Not a Member? Join Today.

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AGO Membership

Enjoy the vast collection of Canadian and International art with your family time and again by becoming an AGO Member. The Gallery provides something for everyone – from art experts to novices – through the use of interactive media, artmaking activities, feedback stations and discussion forums. An annual Family Membership gives you two membership cards with free, unlimited admission to the AGO's collections for two adults and up to five children, ages 17 and under. Take advantage and also receive Gallery-wide discounts, savings on AGO programs including adult and children's courses and workshops and so much more!

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