Curators' Circle

Join Curators' Circle and support the AGO’s commitment to ART, AUDIENCE and LEARNING—from extraordinary exhibitions, collections and programs that bring diverse audiences together at the AGO.

Connect with fellow art-lovers and enjoy unique art experiences with this community of philanthropists.

Deepen your engagement with art through viewings, tours and insightful talks led by curators, artists and art experts.

Change your life—and the lives of others. Become a Curators’ Circle member today.

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Curators' Circle Members receive:

  • Free unlimited admission to the museum for two cardholders and four guests

  • Invitations to Curators’ Circle events featuring talks by curators, artists and cultural luminaries

  • Recognition in the AGO Annual Report and on the Annual Donor Wall

  • Charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowable amount per Canada Revenue Agency guidelines

  • Reciprocal admission to select art museums across North America

  • Discounts on AGO learning programs, art classes, and camps

  • Use of the Norma Ridley Members’ Lounge

  • Complimentary coat check and audio guides (when available)

  • Shop and dine at a 10% discount at all AGO outlets

  • Free shipping on purchases over $50 at shopAGO

  • Subscription to AGO Insider, the AGO weekly e-newsletter

  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting


PATRONS' LEVEL ($2,500 – $4,999)

A Patrons' Level member receives all of the core Curators' Level benefits. 

DIRECTOR'S LEVEL ($5,000 - $9,999)

Members of the Director's Level receive all Patrons' Level membership privileges, plus:

  • Invitations to intimate tours and receptions with curators and other AGO leaders

PRESIDENT'S LEVEL ($10,000 - $14,999)

Members of the President's Level receive all Director's Level membership privileges, plus:

  • Invitation to an exclusive behind-the-scenes event

CHAIR'S LEVEL ($15,000 - $24,999)

Members of the Chair's Level receive all President's Level membership privileges, plus:


Members of the Benefactors' Level receive all Chair's Level membership privileges, plus:

Curators' Circle Events


As a gesture of thanks for their philanthropic support, Curators’ Circle members enjoy unlimited Gallery access and invitations to exclusive events that introduce members to artists, art experts and fellow members, including guided tours, behind-the-scenes experiences, curator-led Art Talks and access to virtual and digital art content.

Curators’ Circle members can access the online event archive.

Not a member? Interested in our upcoming events? Contact us to learn more.

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Scott Darling, Co-Chair
Alex von Schroeter, Co-Chair
Teresa Catalano
Belinda Chun
Cathy Bisset Parkes
Annette Pivnick
Kevin Seto
Michael Taylor
Joseph Wu


For more information and to join Curators' Circle:

[email protected]
416-979-6660 ext. 6492

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