School Tours and Artmaking 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 or studios for a range of ages and needs, and more!

  • Self-Led $7/per student
  • Tour or Artmaking Visit - $375/ 25 students

All visit types include General Admission to the Gallery, and all prices include HST.


School Guided Tours: Begins Wednesday October 12th 2022, Tuesday - Friday

Group Booking - School Guided Tours Program Descriptions

Art: Mindfulness and Creative Expression
AGO guide pointing to painting and talking to a group of students

Art: Mindfulness and Creative Expression

Explore a range of artworks by contemporary Black and Indigenous artists in the AGO’s collection to understand how artists have used visual media as a source of inspiration and wellness. For JK - Gr. 3, students will explore themes of imagination, creativity and joy. Elementary students will explore themes of wellness and nature. High School students will explore themes of connection, self-expression and happiness.

In the Studio: Printmaking

In the Studio - Printmaking

In this facilitated session, students will use printmaking techniques to explore process, repetition and abstraction.

JK - Gr. 3 - Foam Block Printing: Line, Shape and Colour
Students will focus on texture, shape, and colour while creating a series of prints using water-based printing inks and foam blocks. Students will explore printmaking vocabulary as they create their own artworks
Curriculum Links: Kindergarten Program, Visual Art, Language

Grades 4 - 8 - Collograph Printmaking
Students will focus on texture, shape and colour while creating collograph prints inspired by recycled materials. Using water based inks, students will engage in the creative process as they develop printmaking vocabulary.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art

Grades 9 - 12 - Lino Printmaking
Inspired by works in the AGO Collection, students will create bold images in black and white, and in colour using soft linoleum blocks and carving tools. Students will learn printmaking techniques such as colour reduction.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art

Onsite Tours and Artmaking – Special Exhibitions
Denyse Thomasos. Arc, 2009.

Denyse Thomasos. Arc, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, overall: 335.3 × 609.6 cm. Art Gallery of Ontario. Purchase, with funds from the Women's Art Initiative, 2022. © The Estate of Denyse Thomasos and Olga Korper Gallery, Photo: Michael Cullen. 2021/356

Denyse Thomasos: just beyond (October 8, 2022 - February 20, 2023)

Explore how Trinidadian-Canadian artist Denyse Thomasos was inspired by her experiences to tell stories about the world through large scale paintings filled with colour, shapes and textures.

Take a guided tour through the creative process of Trinidadian-Canadian artist, Denyse Thomasos as students explore intentional narratives to discover the relationships between identity, social and political structures.

Studio: JK - Gr. 12 - Mono Printmaking Studio (October 8, 2022 - February 19, 2023)
Mono Printmaking

JK - Gr. 12 - Mono Printmaking Studio (October 8, 2022 - February 19, 2023)

Through pattern, scale and repetition, students will explore the elements and principles of design from concept to process to production using water-based printmaking inks.


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