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Artful Conversation

Artful Conversation is a volunteer guided gallery experience that takes place on the second Friday of the month. The conversational tour explores the AGO collections in depth. Please meet in Walker Court at 1:30 pm. This program is not offered in the month of August (subject to volunteer availability).

Merle Rosenhek: Art of the 60s and 70s

September 14, 2018
1:30 pm in Walker Court

Does the definition of "what is art" change in the 60s and 70s?

Tina Urman: All is Vanity

October 12, 2018
1:30 in Walker Court

"Vanitas to Vanity" will focus on how various artists portray the image of self; how individuals hope to be portrayed; and what fades and what remains in life and in art. Included in the tour will be works by Frans Snyder, Henrick Anderson, Augustus John, Andy Warhol, and Ivory Portraits from the Thomson Collection.

Tina Urman: Women in Art

November 9, 2018
1:30 in Walker Court

This tour will explore how women are represented in art. The tour will include Tissot's Shop Girl, Van Gogh's A Woman with Spade, John Waterhouse's Lady of Shallot, Auguste Rodin's Eve, Picasso's Nude with Clasped Hands, Modigliani's Portrait of Mrs. Hastings, and Augustus John's Marchesa Casati.

Mary Rochon: Madonna and Child to Mother and Child

December 14, 2018
1:30 in Walker Court

How does the theme of Mother and Child evolve over time? We will explore artwork from 1250 C.E. up to the present, looking at wood relief, ivory carvings, paintings, and sculpture. We will also visit the new Ethiopian Exhibition with artwork dating from 300 B.C.E and featuring Madonna and Child imagery.

PLEASE NOTE: Artful Conversation cannot accommodate school groups and ELL groups; such groups are strongly encouraged to book a private tour through our Group Sales Department. Please call 416-979-6608, email, or book online at

volunteer discussing a painting with visitors
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