Adult Tours Booking Form

Explore the AGO and book your group visit in advance. Your visit includes, coat and bag check, a space for your group to meet, drop off and pick up locations, and variety of tours.

*Please note - all guided tours require 4 weeks' advanced notice for booking.*


Adult Gallery Tours + Virtual Art Talks

Adult Tours - Program Descriptions

AGO Collection Highlights
A contemporary installation of a pink bed which has been absurdly stretched, elongated and contorted into a sculpture.

Los Carpinteros La Montaña Rusa 2008. painted metal, stainless steel and wood structure with synthetic fabric covered urethane foam mattresses and cotton covered polyester fibres pillow, Installed: 254 × 378 × 822 cm. Gift of Sherritt International Corporation, 2017. © Los Carpinteros, courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York. 2017/4

AGO Collection Highlights

Discover the spectacular architecture and fabulous treasures in the AGO Collection. Experience art from Canada and around the world. Amongst the paintings, drawings, photographs and multimedia works, we also have ship models, decorative objects and works on paper. See art of the Renaissance; Indigenous and Canadian art; Modern art and recent acquisitions in the Contemporary art collection. There is something for everyone!

Indigenous and Canadian
Christi Belcourt, The Wisdom of the Universe

Christi Belcourt, The Wisdom of the Universe, 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 171 x 282 cm. Purchased with funds donated by Greg Latremoille, 2014. © Christi Belcourt 2014/6.

Indigenous and Canadian

Discover what Indigenous and Canadian art means to you! The AGO Collection reflects 11,000 years of diverse visual expression. How do we hold conversations around Indigenous and Canadian art and artists? In this experience, we will look at and discuss specific pieces of art that capture themes of Indigeneity and Canada.

Palette to Palate
Jean-Siméon Chardin, Jar of Apricots

Jean-Siméon Chardin, Jar of Apricots, 1758, oil on canvas. Credit line: Purchase, 1962 (object number 61/36)

Palette to Palate

Foodies take note! Explore the art and artists who have elevated food to a work of art. Take in the sights, sounds, tastes and smells that have inspired artists across centuries and cultures.

Women and Art
Lithograph print depicting a group of women holding children, by german artist Kathe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz (German 1867-1945), Die Mütter (The Mothers) 1919, Lithograph on paper, 49.9 x 67.4 cm (sheet). Loan from Dr. Brian McCrindle. AGO.139552

Women and Art

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

Art of Africa and the African Diaspora
Montgomery Martinique

Unknown, Martinique Woman, c.1890. Albumen print, 15 x 11cm. Montgomery Collection of Caribbean Photographs. Purchase, with funds from Dr. Liza & Dr. Frederick Murrell, Bruce Croxon & Debra Thier, Wes Hall & Kingsdale Advisors, Cindy & Shon Barnett, Donette Chin-Loy Chang, Kamala-Jean Gopie, Phil Lind & Ellen Roland, Martin Doc McKinney, Francilla Charles, Ray & Georgina Williams, Thaine & Bianca Carter, Charmaine Crooks, Nathaniel Crooks, Andrew Garrett & Dr. Belinda Longe, Neil L. Le Grand, Michael Lewis, Dr. Kenneth Montague & Sarah Aranha, Lenny & Julia Mortimore, and The Ferrotype Collective, 2019.

Art of Africa and the African Diaspora

Take a deep-dive into work in the AGO Collection created by Black artists. We will explore the history and presence of Africa and the African diaspora nationally and globally.

LGBTQ2S+: Blurred Boundaries

Casa Susana group photo 2

Unknown Photographer. Vicky, Susanna, Edith, Audrey, and a friend in the kitchen, Chevalier d’Eon, Hunter, NY, (detail) 1960–1963. Chromogenic print, 6 x 9 cm. Collection of Cindy Sherman.

LGBTQ2S+: Blurred Boundaries

Explore ways of challenging narratives through painting, sculpture, photography, avant-grade performance, and queer art. In questioning how we understand the world, experience what it means to “queer” art history. Join us as we look at how queer identity and visibility in art can link to much broader social understandings.

New! Mindful Art

Agnes Martin, The Rose

Agnes Martin, The Rose, 1964. Oil, red and black pencil, sizing on canvas. Purchase with assistance from Wintario, 1979. © Art Gallery of Ontario.

Mindful Art

Take some time to slow down and join a mindful journey through the gallery. Learn how to relax and look slowly at art, while engaging in body awareness exercises and mindfulness practice.  Discover how the gallery, a space and atmosphere that many people associate with a sense of calm and contemplation, can help us to develop healthier minds and bodies, reduce stress, foster compassion, and increase our memory skills, among many other health benefits.


Thank you for your interest in booking a tour at the AGO. Please complete the following booking request form and a representative will be in touch with you shortly to confirm the details of your reservation.

All visit types include general gallery admission, and all prices include HST.
• Guided - $390 + $10 Admission (60% off) / 20 People

There is no additional cost for Special Exhibition tickets (when applicable) but tickets must be booked in advance.
Please note that the AGO is closed on Mondays.

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