Art Gallery Ontario Toronto

Art Gallery of Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario is one of Canada's premier art galleries and a worldwide destination for art fans visiting Toronto. With architecture by Frank Gehry visible from many angles around the neighbourhood and several permanent collections as well as rotating exhibits of masterpieces by the greats (such as Andy Warhol or J. M. W. Turner), it's one of the city's biggest cultural centres.

The gallery houses over 80,000 works from the first century up to the present day. They can host all sorts of events, from musical performances to interactive performance art. Purchase a membership to dine in the Norma Ridley members' lounge, or nosh at Frank, cafeAGO, or an espresso bar. Their gigantic gift shop has tons of art-themed merchandise.


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  • October 5 - February 20

    One of the finest painters to emerge in the 1990s, the late Trinidadian-Canadian artist Denyse Thomasos (1964-2012) left an indelible, yet frequently overlooked, mark on contemporary painting. A career retrospective, Denyse Thomasos: just beyond, brings together more than 70 paintings and works on paper, many rarely seen, to show how she challenged the limits of abstraction, infusing personal a...

  • October 21

    Join celebrated experimental transgender artist Cassils for an in-person conversation with AGO Assistant Curator, Canadian Art, Renata Azevedo Moreira. Cassils’ work Advertisement: Homage to Benglis was recently acquired by the AGO, being the first work by the artist to enter a public art collection in Canada. Beyond the identity-informed aspect of their practice, CASSILS will talk about their ...

  • October 26

    Join Congolese-Canadian artist Moridja Kitenge Banza in conversation with AGO Curator, Arts of Global Africa and the Diaspora, Julie Crooks, about his work and the exhibition Et la lumiere fut (And there was light). This talk takes place at the Art Gallery of Ontario's Jackman Hall.

    Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Moridja Kitenge Banza migrated to Canada in the mid-2000s and settle...

  • October 28

    Join exhibition co-curator, and curator of contemporary art at the Art Gallery of Guelph, Sally Frater for a conversation about Denyse Thomasos: just beyond, a career retrospective which brings together more than 70 paintings, many rarely seen, to show how Denyse Thomasos (1964-2012) challenged the limits of abstraction, infusing personal and political content onto her canvases through the inno...

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