NEW! Virtual Art Talks and Tours

Explore our popular special exhibitions through a virtual experience with a selection of images that tell the story of the art and artist(s).

Book your private virtual art talk now





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Gallery 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

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

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

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.


Virtual Tours FAQ

How do I book my group?

Fill out the form for your Adult Virtual Tour Booking. AGO staff members will be in contact with you in 2 to 4 working days for confirmation and details to process payment.

How many people can join?

To ensure the quality of the discussion for all involved, the limit is 15 Participants.

What if I have more than 15 participants?

The Virtual Tour or Art Talk engages its visitors to stimulate interesting and important conversations. To ensure the quality of the discussion for all involved, there is a limit to 15 participants. If more are in your group, a second Virtual Tour or Art Talk will be recommended to ensure a quality experience.

How do I log into my Zoom?

After receiving a confirmation, you as the group leader, will receive a Zoom Conference invitation for the date and time which you have selected. Please send this to all your group members. 

What is a Virtual Art Talk?

An AGO Virtual Art Talk is a live one hour online discursive experience with an AGO Art Educator.

How do I participate in a Virtual Art Talk?

We will use the Zoom platform so you can join form your desktop, laptop, or mobile device or you can call in using the toll free zoom meeting phone number.

How long is a Virtual Art Talk?

Approximately 1 hour

Platform Disclaimer

Please be advised that this Zoom conference will not be recorded, and the contents in part or in whole may not be reproduced and redistributed. Artworks featured are subject to underlying copyright held by the artists or their representatives.

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