Post-Secondary or Adult ELL Class Visits

MAKE THE AGO YOUR LECTURE HALL

Easily organize your post-secondary group to visit the AGO and learn from the Collection

Before visiting the AGO, encourage your students to sign up for the Annual Pass. The Annual Pass is free for students age 25 and under and only $35 for those 26 and over. Once everyone has a pass, you and your class can visit the AGO as many times as you want – all semester, all year.
More information on the Annual Pass

Or

Book your group visit in advance and pay the discounted group rate of $20 per person.
(Standard Admission is $25 - Group rate applies to 10 or more tickets and the chaperons are free!)

 Book Your Visit

Questions? contact Group Sales at groupsales@ago.ca


Self-Guided Visits

Explore the Gallery on your own. Self-guided group visits allow your students the flexibility to explore together or independently, and enables students to visit the AGO on their own time to complete assignments.

Private Guided Tours or ELL Tours

Do you want a more in-depth experience of the AGO? We offer engaging private Gallery tours led by professional art educators to help you explore our collection.
The fee for a one-hour tour during regular hours is $250 for a group of up to 20 visitors, plus Gallery admission. Please note that we require two weeks' notice.

Tour Options

Gallery Highlights

Explore the AGO's spectacular building and discover fabulous treasures in every corner. See great art from Canada and around the world, including ship models, photography, works on paper and Henry Moore sculptures. There is something for everyone!

Canadian Art

Come discover what Canadian art means to you! The AGO Collection reflects 11,000 years of diverse visual expression and traditions in the land we now call Canada. Explore the works of Inuit, First Nations and Métis artists, the Group of Seven and more.

Contemporary Art

How does art reflect the world we live in today? What does it mean? Where do I fit in? Engage in discussions about the intriguing and provocative work of Canadian and international contemporary artists on view at the AGO.

Art and Architecture

Explore the architecture of the AGO from our first home in a 19th century Georgian manor to today, reflecting Frank Gehry's 2008 Transformation AGO. Paired with artworks in the AGO Collection, we will highlight changing tastes in art and architecture.

Women in Art

Discover how female artists have been involved in making art throughout history by exploring the AGO Collection, including European, Canadian, African, Photography and Contemporary. Join us on a journey through the indelible influence of women in art.

Innovation in Art

Artists often dare to think differently, take risks, and challenge the status quo. Experience innovative creative processes, unique material selections, bold approaches to seeing the world and collaborating with others. Explore art that demonstrates significant and important changes in our world.



Frequently Asked Questions

POST SECONDARY VISITS FAQ

Are there discounted prices for groups?

Yes. Groups of 10 or more people are eligible for a group discount of 20% on paid tickets. Please refer to the price list for details.

Do I need to pay for Gallery admission if I book a Guided Private Tour?

Yes. The cost for the Guided Private Tour in addition to Gallery admission.

There are AGO Members and Annual Pass holders in my group; do they need to pay for admission?

AGO Members and Annual Pass holders can enter the Gallery using their card. Member tickets do not count towards the minimum of 10 paid tickets required for the group discount.

Does free admission for visitors 25 and under apply to Adult or Post - Secondary Groups?

Yes. Individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 can sign up for the Annual Pass to enter the Gallery for free. When making your group booking, please provide a detailed breakdown of paid tickets, Members and Annual Pass holders. The 20% group discount is only available for groups of 10 or more paid tickets.

I’d like to discuss my visit with someone over the phone. When can I call?

You can call our contact centre 416 979 6608 or 1 877 225 4246
We’re open Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Or email Group Sales at groupsales@ago.ca

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