Member Exclusive Events

Member Exclusive
Special Events
Members' Exclusive Access: Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - Tuesday February 28, 2023.

AGO Members will have exclusive access to visit the Cohen exhibition during the first hour that the Gallery is open.  This special Members’ Moment will let our members explore this multimedia experience daily from 10:30-11:30 am before the general public.

Member Exclusives

Norma Ridley Members' Lounge

The Norma Ridley Members' Lounge is now open.
A dedicated space for AGO Members to enjoy the historical setting of the Grange house and free Wi-Fi for rest, recharge and conversation.

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Want to know more about all the exciting benefits you receive with your membership? Check out our AGO Membership levels and benefits.
All AGO Members receive the following benefits:

  • Free unlimited admission to the AGO's collections and most special exhibitions for the cardholder.

  • Exclusive use of the Norma Ridley Members' Lounge.

  • Discounts on AGO education programs including classes and talks.

  • Invitations to Members only exhibition previews and special events.

  • 10% discounts at shopAGO, caféAGO, Espresso Bar in Galleria Italia, AGO Bistro, and additional seasonal offers

  • Free Coat Check. Queue in the Members line at the Coat Check counter when you arrive at the gallery.

  • Free subscription to the AGO Members magazine and subscription to our e-newsletters

  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting



Update My Contact Information

To update your contact information please call us at 416-979-6620, Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.



How to Book Special Exhibition Tickets

If you are planning to go to an exhibit more than once, book the tickets before each visit.

There are three ways to book tickets:*

  • Online through our ticketing site.

  • In Person: Visit the Membership Desk during Gallery Hours

  • By Phone: 416 979 6620 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm).

Members are not able to book tickets for General Admission in advance. Simply come to the main entrance and present your Membership Card along with a piece of valid Photo ID.

*Some Surcharged Exhibitions may have online ticketing only.

Service Fees

There are no service fees for free member tickets booked online or in person. For additional guest tickets not included in your membership privileges, there is a $2 fee for each ticket you purchase online. There is a service fee of $2 for each ticket booked by phone — including free member tickets. The person named on the membership card must be present to pick up the tickets in the will-call area. Guests or children not named on the membership card cannot pick up tickets without the member present.

A Note to Curators’ Circle, Corporate, and Foundation Members

Curators’ Circle, Corporate and Foundation Members do not need to book timed-entry tickets. Simply show your membership card at the Membership Desk to receive free admission for you and your guests (no ID required). This applies to ALL special members-only dates as well as to other additional events specifically for your membership level.

Bringing Guests

Free member tickets to this exhibition may be used only by AGO Member cardholders and by their allowable guests (as included in their membership-level privileges). Member cardholders must always accompany their guests. Members will be asked to show their membership card and photo ID along with their ticket. The number of member tickets available per day will be limited. Your membership must be active in order to book and use your member tickets. Memberships and member tickets are not transferable.



Renew My Membership

There are three easy ways to renew your Membership:

  • Online: through the secure membership registration page.

  • In Person: Visit the Membership Desk at the AGO during gallery hours and your membership package will be processed within minutes.

  • By Phone: Have your credit card ready and call the Membership Office at 416 979 6620, (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm).

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