AGO launches Foyer, a free digital magazine dedicated to art and culture tells compelling stories about art and artists from Toronto and beyond 

Wolfgang Tillmans, Naudline Pierre and POP Japan headline debut issue, with new stories dropping every week

TORONTO — Today, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) launched Foyer, a refreshed digital magazine dedicated to telling compelling stories about art and artists from Toronto and beyond. The new website,, builds on the AGO’s previous e-publication with a new look, feel, and user experience. Published by the AGO, the digital magazine goes behind the scenes at the museum and beyond its walls to highlight art, culture and artists working across Canada and the globe. Foyer embodies the AGO’s mission to lead global conversations from Toronto by showcasing great art and by reflecting the people who live here.

The name Foyer reflects stories that are entry points into art for readers. Inclusivity and curiosity drive the magazine’s editorial content. Readers can expect storytelling that includes:

  • Feature-length stories exploring topics in art from Canada and beyond
  • Photo essays and slideshows of contemporary and notable artwork
  • Interviews and profiles of the creatives shaping art and culture
  • Perspectives on art and culture from creatives, curators and community
  • Behind the scenes details about AGO exhibitions, and programming
  • RBC Art Pick: A closer look at works of art and artists from the AGO Collection

New stories drop Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays on Each Thursday the Foyer team emails links to must-read stories; subscribe to the email list at Follow on Instagram @Read.Foyer and Twitter @ReadFoyer

Foyer is published by the Art Gallery of Ontario.

RBC Art Pick is supported by Signature Partner, RBC

Foyer is dedicated to telling compelling stories about art and artists from Toronto and beyond. The name Foyer reflects stories that are entry points into the arts across media. Established in 2023, Foyer is published by the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). 

Located in Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the largest art museums in North America, attracting approximately one million visitors annually. The AGO Collection of more than 120,000 works of art ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art to significant works by Indigenous and Canadian artists to European masterpieces. The AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs, including solo exhibitions and acquisitions by diverse and underrepresented artists from around the world. The AGO is committed to being welcoming and accessible: admission is free for anyone under 25 years, and anyone can purchase an annual pass for $35. In 2022, the AGO began the design phase of an expansion project intended to increase exhibition space for the museum’s growing modern and contemporary collection. When construction begins in 2024, it will be the seventh expansion that the AGO has undertaken since it was founded in 1900.  Visit to learn more.

The AGO is funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Additional operating support is received from the City of Toronto, the Canada Council for the Arts and generous contributions from AGO Members, donors and private-sector partners.


For hi-res images and other press inquiries, please contact:

Andrea-Jo Wilson | Manager, Public Relations | AGO
[email protected]

Wendy So | Communications Officer | AGO
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