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FRANK Restaurant: Tues-Fri – Lunch 12noon-2:30pm; Cinq-à-Sept 4-7pm. Tues-Sat – Dinner 5:30-10pm. Sat Brunch 11am-2:30pm; Sun Brunch 11am-3pm.
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AGO hours – Tues & Thur 11:30-5:30, Wed & Fri 11:30-9, Sat & Sun 11:30-6.
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. P. Taylor Research Library & Archives: Access by appointment only during the AGO's south corridor construction.

Marvin Gelber Print
& Drawing Study Centre:
Wednesdays 1-4:30pm. Last Wednesdays: open additionally 6-8pm. Tues, Thur & Fri by appointment only.

FRANK Restaurant: Tues-Fri – Lunch 12noon-2:30pm; Cinq-à-Sept 4-7pm. Tues-Sat – Dinner 5:30-10pm. Sat Brunch 11am-2:30pm; Sun Brunch 11am-3pm.

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AGO hours – Tues-Fri 10am-3pm; Sat & Sun 11am-4pm.

Espresso Bar hours
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Norma Ridley Members' Lounge hours
– Tues-Fri 11:30am-4:30pm (food service until 4pm); Sat & Sun 11:30am-5pm (food service until 4:30pm).
General admission: Members – FREE. www.ago.net/general-membership.
General public – $19.50 adults, $16 seniors, $11 youth & students, $49 families [...].

Special discounts: FREE Wed evenings 6-9pm (Permanent Collection only)...
Teachers' Access Program [...]. www.ago.net/tap.
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FREE after 3pm Tues-Fri for Ontario high school students with valid student ID ... more
General admission: Members – FREE. www.ago.net/general-membership.
General public – $19.50 adults, $16 seniors (age 65+), $11 youth (ages 6-17) & students (full-time with valid ID), $49 family pass (2 adults and up to 5 youths).
Wednesday nights: FREE.
Group rate (10 or more): Save 20%.
Teachers' Access Program: FREE.
FREE to children under 5 years of age.
Prices include HST.

Special discounts
: FREE Wed evenings 6-9pm – Generously supported by Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation. (Permanent Collection only. Excludes surcharged exhibitions).
Teachers' Access Program: Ontario teachers are invited to register for the AGO's FREE TAP which offers an enhanced level of engagement with the Gallery, and FREE general admission and discounts on special exhibitions. www.ago.net/tap.
FREE after 3pm Tues-Fri for Ontario high school students with valid student ID. (Permanent Collection only. Excludes surcharged exhibitions).
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Exhibitions & related events ... more
Exhibitions & related events
Apr 22-Jul 30, 2017 | members' preview days Apr 19-21:
Georgia O'Keeffe. Curated by Tanya Barson, Curator, Tate Modern with Hannah Johnston, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern. The Toronto installation of Georgia O'Keeffe will be led by the AGO's Georgiana Uhlyarik, Associate Curator, Canadian Art.
Opening in Toronto on April 22, Georgia O'Keeffe marks the first full retrospective of this pioneering American modernist to be shown in Canada. Featuring over 80 paintings, including Jimson Weed (1936), Oriental Poppies (1927), and From the Faraway, Nearby (1937), this exhibition surveys her entire career and highlights her engagement with modernist photography and her trajectory west, opening with the moment of her first showings at the 291 gallery in New York in 1916 and 1917. Organized by Tate Modern in collaboration with the AGO and the Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Georgia O'Keeffe will make its only North American stop in Toronto this spring ... more
Georgia O'Keeffe.
Curated by Tanya Barson, Curator, Tate Modern with Hannah Johnston, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern. The Toronto installation of Georgia O'Keeffe will be led by the AGO's Georgiana Uhlyarik, Associate Curator, Canadian Art.
Opening in Toronto on April 22, Georgia O'Keeffe marks the first full retrospective of this pioneering American modernist to be shown in Canada. Featuring over 80 paintings, including Jimson Weed (1936), Oriental Poppies (1927), and From the Faraway, Nearby (1937), this exhibition surveys her entire career and highlights her engagement with modernist photography and her trajectory west, opening with the moment of her first showings at the 291 gallery in New York in 1916 and 1917.
Organized by Tate Modern in collaboration with the AGO and the Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Georgia O'Keeffe will make its only North American stop in Toronto this spring.
Dec 8, 2016 - Apr 2, 2017 | curator's talk & artist Q&A Wed 7 Dec, 5:30-6:30pm; public opening 6-9pm:
Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation. Curated by Mexican curator and historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, and coordinated at the AGO by Kitty Scott, Carol and Morton Rapp Curator, Modern & Contemporary Art. Creating art that is equal parts poetic, political, beautiful and absurd, Francis Alÿs (Belgian, born 1959) engages directly with urgent social issues, from the war in Afghanistan to border politics around the world. Organized in conjunction with the Museo Tamayo in Mexico City and making its only Canadian stop in Toronto, A Story of Negotiation surveys some of Alÿs's most significant projects of the last two decades ... more
Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation.
Curated by Mexican curator and historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, and coordinated at the AGO by Kitty Scott, Carol and Morton Rapp Curator, Modern & Contemporary Art.
Creating art that is equal parts poetic, political, beautiful and absurd, Francis Alÿs (Belgian, born 1959) engages directly with urgent social issues, from the war in Afghanistan to border politics around the world. Organized in conjunction with the Museo Tamayo in Mexico City and making its only Canadian stop in Toronto, A Story of Negotiation surveys some of Alÿs's most significant projects of the last two decades.
Apr 13-Dec 10, 2017 | exhibition preview Wed 12 Apr, 5-9pm; artist in conversation 6-7pm:
Mark Lewis: Canada. Making its world premiere at the AGO is a series of three new films by contemporary artist Mark Lewis exploring the idea of Canada. Curated by Adelina Vlas. Organized by the AGO and presented in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. For the preview event Wed 12 Apr, the artist will be screening additional films as well as a recently completed work ... more
Mark Lewis: Canada. Making its world premiere at the AGO is a series of three new films by contemporary artist Mark Lewis exploring the idea of Canada. Curated by Adelina Vlas. Organized by the AGO and presented in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.
For the preview event Wed 12 Apr, the artist will be screening additional films as well as a recently completed work.
Apr 29-Aug 20, 2017:
Free Black North. Comprised of rarely seen photographs of men, women and children living in Ontario in the mid-to-late 1800s, many of whom were descendants of Black refugees who escaped enslavement in the southern United States, Free Black North tells the story of how historical Black Canadian communities used photography as a tool to visualize and lay claim to their complex histories. Curated by Julie Crooks. Organized by the AGO and presented in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival ... more
Free Black North. Comprised of rarely seen photographs of men, women and children living in Ontario in the mid-to-late 1800s, many of whom were descendants of Black refugees who escaped enslavement in the southern United States, Free Black North tells the story of how historical Black Canadian communities used photography as a tool to visualize and lay claim to their complex histories. Curated by Julie Crooks. Organized by the AGO and presented in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.
Dec 10, 2016 - May 22, 2017:
Anthony Caro: Sculpture Laid Bare. Curated by Kenneth Brummel, AGO's Assistant Curator, Modern Art. Sir Anthony Caro (British, 1924-2013) revolutionized the medium of sculpture in the 1960s when he moved away from making elaborately modelled, figurative works cast in bronze, instead creating large, abstract assemblages out of prefabricated steel and aluminum elements that he installed directly on the ground. Anthony Caro: Sculpture Laid Bare honours the legacy of this titan of modernist sculpture with four of his late works ... more
Anthony Caro: Sculpture Laid Bare.
Curated by Kenneth Brummel, AGO's Assistant Curator, Modern Art.
Sir Anthony Caro (British, 1924-2013) revolutionized the medium of sculpture in the 1960s when he moved away from making elaborately modelled, figurative works cast in bronze, instead creating large, abstract assemblages out of prefabricated steel and aluminum elements that he installed directly on the ground. Anthony Caro: Sculpture Laid Bare honours the legacy of this titan of modernist sculpture with four of his late works.
Sep 29, 2016 - May 22, 2017 | public opening Wed 28 Sep, 6-9pm; remarks 7pm:
Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989. Curated by Wanda Nanibush, AGO's Assistant Curator, Canadian and Indigenous Art. Exploring the experimental energy of an era, Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989 brings together more than 100 works by 65 artists and collectives to highlight an innovative period in Toronto art history. Amidst the social and political upheavals of their time, the generation of artists that emerged in Toronto during the 1970s and 1980s pushed the boundaries of conventional painting, sculpture and photography, exploring new ways of art making, including video, installation and performance. Intended as an evolving display, many of the works in the exhibition were rotated in January 2017 ... more
Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989.
Curated by Wanda Nanibush, AGO's Assistant Curator, Canadian and Indigenous Art.
Exploring the experimental energy of an era, Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989 brings together more than 100 works by 65 artists and collectives to highlight an innovative period in Toronto art history. Amidst the social and political upheavals of their time, the generation of artists that emerged in Toronto during the 1970s and 1980s pushed the boundaries of conventional painting, sculpture and photography, exploring new ways of art making, including video, installation and performance.
Intended as an evolving display, many of the works in the exhibition were rotated in January 2017.
Mar 4-Jul 23, 2017:
The Decades Project: 1930-1939 is the fourth in a series of installations organized by the AGO and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra designed to bring together visual art and music to reveal how artists and musicians expressed the dynamism and exhilaration of their times. This spring and summer, visitors have the opportunity to view three preparatory drawings by British painter Stanley Spencer for his mural entitled Shipbuilding on the Clyde (1940-1946) while listening to Carmina Burana (1937) by composer Carl Orff ... more
The Decades Project: 1930-1939 is the fourth in a series of installations organized by the AGO and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra designed to bring together visual art and music to reveal how artists and musicians expressed the dynamism and exhilaration of their times. This spring and summer, visitors have the opportunity to view three preparatory drawings by British painter Stanley Spencer for his mural entitled Shipbuilding on the Clyde (1940-1946) while listening to Carmina Burana (1937) by composer Carl Orff.
Jan 14, 2014 - ongoing:
Manasie Akpaliapik ... more
Manasie Akpaliapik.
Opened Sep 27, 2014 - ongoing:
European Sculpture from the Collection of Murray Frum (1931-2013) ... more
European Sculpture from the Collection of Murray Frum (1931-2013).
Opened Sep 27, 2014 - ongoing:
In/visible Bodies: Baroque Sculpture and Modern Painting ... more
In/visible Bodies: Baroque Sculpture and Modern Painting.
Opened Dec 20, 2014 - ongoing:
Kids' Gallery. Pets and Me: Explore, Imagine, Create ... more
Kids' Gallery. Pets and Me: Explore, Imagine, Create.
Feb 21, 2015 - May 2017:
Idea Lab: Research at the AGO Investigating the Works of Benjamin Cheverton ... more
Idea Lab: Research at the AGO Investigating the Works of Benjamin Cheverton.
Jan 21-May 22, 2017:
The Artful City: Mapping Toronto's Public Art Landscape 1967-2015 ... more
The Artful City: Mapping Toronto's Public Art Landscape 1967-2015. In Community Gallery.
Wednesdays:
AGO FREE Wednesday Nights. A longstanding tradition at the AGO – FREE admission to our collection galleries every Wednesday 6-9pm ... more
AGO FREE Wednesday Nights. A longstanding tradition at the AGO – FREE admission to our collection galleries every Wednesday 6-9pm.
First Thursdays, 7-11:30pm:
AGO First Thursdays. 19+ (ID required). Cash bar. First Thursdays admission: advance tickets $13 non-members / $11 AGO members; at the door $16 non-members / $14 AGO members. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Apr 6: Mobilize. In our world where foundations are shifting, we mark the start of spring with movement, mobilizing ourselves toward an unseen goal. Our headliner is the Toronto-based DJ Yung Bambii. Fresh off a tour with with Mykki Blanco, Bambii is supported by members of Yes Yes Y'All collective, who are taking over Walker Court and Galleria Italia. The night features dancer-choreographer Zoja Smutny's Rosé Porn, and a project by Toronto artist Erika DeFreitas. In addition: hands-on collective art projects, pop-up talks including Hooded Fang's April Aliermo, a special collection of artwork in our Out of the Vaults instalation, an artist-designed program edition, and delicious food and drinks. http://bit.ly/2mjp2u5. ... more
AGO First Thursdays.
19+ (ID required). Cash bar.
First Thursdays admission: advance tickets $13 non-members / $11 AGO members; at the door $16 non-members / $14 AGO members.
Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
Oct 6: We Do Us. October's First Thursday celebrates the opening of the landmark exhibition Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989, that features a dynamic collection of artists and collectives responsible for the development of our city's wide-ranging art scene. We have invited the next generation of makers to reflect on their stories – Kardinal Offishall headlines with a DJ set at 10pm; Dainesha Nugent-Palache, Krafty Queers, and AGO's artist-in-residence Walter Scott present work. In addition, don't miss pop-up talks by AGO Assistant Curator, Canadian and Indigenous Art, Wanda Nanibush and others, and a special selection of Out of the Vaults. *SOLD OUT.
More programming details: http://bit.ly/2cfheGr.
Nov 3: Be Magik. November's First Thursday celebrates the opening of the blockbuster exhibition Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more, with a roster of local artists working in performance that bring their own magik to the night. Exploring alternative terrains are Edwin Huizinga and Jennifer Nichols, No Object collective, and don't miss an opportunity for a reading by various artists on topics of self. Music headliner is Witch Prophet and 88 Days of Fortune collective. http://bit.ly/2fcltG1.
Dec 1: What Now. December's First Thursday looks back at the year that was. Has it been the worst year of our lives? How to move forward? How to find hope? How to heal? Bringing together Zebra Katz and a group of local artists, including Lisa Smolkin, ReBaie by Rebée, and Yuula Benivolski, we'll think and feel our way toward new realities and new beginnnings. First Thursdays partners with Canadian Art for a series of talks. Speakers inlude Kai Cheng Thom, Erdem Tasdelen, Syrus Marcus Ware, and Merray Gerges. On display: a special collection of artwork in our pop-up Out of the Vaults installation. Spinning: DJ New Chance. http://bit.ly/2g1vBlq.
Feb 2: Shapeshifters. The February First Thursday launches the year by bringing together artists who envision spaces of potential, transformation and audacity. Our headliner is the Toronto-based singer-songwriter, artist and force Lido Pimienta. Additional sounds will be provided by DJ DurtyDabz and DJ Ace Dillinger. The night will also feature artist projects by dancer-choreographer Ellen Furey, and music producer and performer SlowPitchSound with collaborator Libydo. On display: a special collection of artwork in our pop-up Out of the Vaults installation. http://bit.ly/2k3t63z.
Mar 2: Still Nasty. The future is feminist. This March, the AGO partners with OCAD University to present a special edition of First Thursdays, guest curated by OCADU's graduate class in Criticism and Curatorial Practice. The night's program aims to explore, through a feminist lens, a future that imagines possibilities for diversity of representation and experiences – a future that is more open, more free, more feminist, and non-deterministic. Headlining with a live performance is the celebrated queer Black feminist artist – and Toronto legend – d'bi.young anitafrika with her band The 333. The program features installations and performances by Toronto-based artist Hazel Meyer, interdisciplinary artist Mariam Magsi, and Iranian-born emerging photographer and installation artist Zahra Saleki. In addition, interactive projects by Golboo Amani and Coco Guzman, and pop-up talks by artist Aylan Couchie, and curators / writers Genevieve Flavelle and Robin McDonald, and a special collection of artwork in our pop-up Out of the Vaults installation. Additional sounds will be provided by DJs CL and Mary Mack.
Apr 6: Mobilize. In our world where foundations are shifting, we mark the start of spring with movement, mobilizing ourselves toward an unseen goal. Our headliner is the Toronto-based DJ Yung Bambii. Fresh off a tour with with Mykki Blanco, Bambii is supported by members of Yes Yes Y'All collective, who are taking over Walker Court and Galleria Italia. The night features dancer-choreographer Zoja Smutny's Rosé Porn, and a project by Toronto artist Erika DeFreitas. In addition: hands-on collective art projects, pop-up talks including Hooded Fang's April Aliermo, a special collection of artwork in our Out of the Vaults instalation, an artist-designed program edition, and delicious food and drinks. http://bit.ly/2mjp2u5.
Friday nights at the AGO:
Join us weekly at AGO Friday Nights (open until 9pm) for a social and sophisticated night out. This March, AGO is pleased to present All Together Now: Performance Across Disciplines, a program that spans art, music, comedy, literature and theatre, live in Walker Court. FREE with admission, the series continues the AGO's commitment to bringing live culture into the museum space, offering opportunities for audiences to immerse themselves in diverse expressions, stories and provocations that cross artistic disciplines. shopAGO and FRANK also stay open. www.ago.net/fridaynights.
Mar 31, 7pm: Doored 29 is a live performance and online TV show organized by Toronto-based artist duo Life of a Craphead (Jon McCurley and Amy Lam). http://doored.tv/ ... more
Join us weekly at AGO Friday Nights (open until 9pm) for a social and sophisticated night out. This March, AGO is pleased to present All Together Now: Performance Across Disciplines, a program that spans art, music, comedy, literature and theatre, live in Walker Court. FREE with admission, the series continues the AGO's commitment to bringing live culture into the museum space, offering opportunities for audiences to immerse themselves in diverse expressions, stories and provocations that cross artistic disciplines. shopAGO and FRANK also stay open. www.ago.net/fridaynights.
Mar 10, 7pm: The Basement Revue – with Jason Collett, Toronto-based singer-songwriter, and Damian Rogers, Toronto-based poet, writer, editor.
Mar 17, 7:30pm: An Evening with Jack Charles. Jack Charles is an Australian tribal Elder and a legend of Aboriginal theatre.
Mar 31, 7pm: Doored 29 is a live performance and online TV show organized by Toronto-based artist duo Life of a Craphead (Jon McCurley and Amy Lam). http://doored.tv/.
Wed 29 Mar, 6-8pm:
Library & Archives Unshelved. FREE. This monthly drop-in, hosted by AGO librarians and archivists, gives visitors a first-hand glimpse of highlights of the AGO Library & Archives collection. Mar 29: The Ruins of Rome. In Marvin Gelber Print & Drawing Study Centre. Archivist Amy Furness and curator Alexa Greist host a display of prints, drawings, and rare books that depict images of Rome. Please visit at any time from 6pm to 8pm and enjoy a personalized encounter with the collections ... more
Library & Archives Unshelved. FREE. This monthly drop-in, hosted by AGO librarians and archivists, gives visitors a first-hand glimpse of highlights of the AGO Library & Archives collection.
Mar 30: The Legendary work of the Women's Committees. In honour of International Women's Day, archivist Marilyn Nazar highlights achievements of the Women's and Junior Women's Committees, two formidable groups of volunteers who made significant contributions to the Art Gallery of Ontario between 1945 and 1975. Please visit at any point from 5 to 7pm and enjoy a personalized encounter with the collections.
Apr 27: Pop-ups, peep-shows, accordions, and pretzels: artists' books and multiples. Librarian Donald Rance will host a display of artists' books and multiples inspired by the current AGO exhibition SuperReal: Pop Art from the AGO Collection.
May 25: Artists and Letters. AGO Special Collections Archivist Amy Furness will host a display of unusual correspondence by artists.
Jun 29: The Group of Seven on the Page. AGO Rare Books Librarian Larry Pfaff will host a display of books illustrated by members of the Group of Seven, including the 1925 portfolio, Canadian Drawings by Members of the Group of Seven.
Oct 26: Reworking the History of Performance at the AGO. Archivist Marilyn Nazar will revisit choreographer Ame Henderson's 2014 Nuit Blanche rehearsal / performance in which the artist mined the Archives. The documentation of Henderson's project will be presented along with the original archival material that she repurposed and referenced.
Nov 30: Mysticism in Text and Illustration. Librarian Larry Pfaff will host a display of texts and illustration relating to mysticism and inspired by the AGO exhibition Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more.
Jan 25: Walter Trier as Book and Magazine Illustrator. Librarian Larry Pfaff and curator Brenda Rix will host a display of the illustrations of Walter Trier as seen in original watercolours, drawings, and books selected from the AGO's comprehensive collection of his works.
Mar 29: The Ruins of Rome. In Marvin Gelber Print & Drawing Study Centre. Archivist Amy Furness and curator Alexa Greist host a display of prints, drawings, and rare books that depict images of Rome. Please visit at any time from 6pm to 8pm and enjoy a personalized encounter with the collections.
Sat 8 Apr, 2pm:
Join us for a talk with art historian Matthew Israel to launch his new book, The Big Picture. Exploring ten of today's most exciting contemporary artworks created by ten artists over a span of fifteen extraordinary years, Israel reveals the fascinating stories behind each of the artworks, connecting them to larger social and artistic contexts. In Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario. $15 members | $17 public | $10 students. http://bit.ly/2kUCyrj ... more
Join us for a talk with art historian Matthew Israel to launch his new book, The Big Picture. Exploring ten of today's most exciting contemporary artworks created by ten artists over a span of fifteen extraordinary years, Israel reveals the fascinating stories behind each of the artworks, connecting them to larger social and artistic contexts. In Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario. $15 members | $17 public | $10 students. http://bit.ly/2kUCyrj.
Wed 12 Apr, 5-9pm:
Preview event for Mark Lewis: Canada includes the artist in conversation 6-7pm, as well as screenings of additional films. FREE tickets available online: http://bit.ly/2n2Mlrw ... more
Preview event for Mark Lewis: Canada includes the artist in conversation 6-7pm, as well as screenings of additional films. FREE tickets available online: http://bit.ly/2n2Mlrw.
Wed 3 May, 8pm:
Join us for a conversation with renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier. The will discuss their lates collaborative project – Anthropocene – with AGO Curator of Photography, Sophie Hackett. $15 members | $17 non-members | $10 students. Tickets available from Mar 23: http://bit.ly/2nnkPIP ... more
Join us for a conversation with renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier. The will discuss their lates collaborative project – Anthropocene – with AGO Curator of Photography, Sophie Hackett. $15 members | $17 non-members | $10 students. Tickets available from Mar 23: http://bit.ly/2nnkPIP.
Wed 17 May, 7pm:
In conjunction with the exhibition Georgia O'Keeffe, Sarah Greenough, Senior Curator of Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., explores O'Keeffe's legendary personal and aesthetic partnership with Alfred Stieglitz. Sarah Greenough is the editor of My Faraway One: Selected Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, Volume One, 1915-1933, and author of many other critically acclaimed books on modern photography. $15 members | $17 non-members | $10 students. http://bit.ly/2o3U22r ... more
In conjunction with the exhibition Georgia O'Keeffe, Sarah Greenough, Senior Curator of Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., explores O'Keeffe's legendary personal and aesthetic partnership with Alfred Stieglitz. Sarah Greenough is the editor of My Faraway One: Selected Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, Volume One, 1915-1933, and author of many other critically acclaimed books on modern photography. $15 members | $17 non-members | $10 students. http://bit.ly/2o3U22r.
The state-of-the-art Marvin Gelber Print and Drawing Study Centre is dedicated to the study of prints, drawings and photographs... and offers a variety of opportunities for visitors, including Visits by Appointment (Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays); Open Door Program (Wednesdays 1-4:30pm); Open Door Evenings – last Wednesdays of every month, 6-8pm; Close Encounters Talk Series; and Friday Morning FREE Talks – Apr 21 (Please note, this is 3rd Friday of the month): "The Four Seasons: Hollar and Tissot" – Edith Layne ... more
The state-of-the-art Marvin Gelber Print and Drawing Study Centre is dedicated to the study of prints, drawings and photographs, and houses a collection of over 70,000 works which date from the 13th century to the present day. Find out more about the AGO's Prints and Drawings Collectionwww.ago.net/prints-drawings.

The Study Centre offers a variety of opportunities for visitors:
Prints and Drawings: Open Door Wednesdays 1-4:30pm. One day a week, enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at our world-class Print Room. A selection of original works from our vault will be on view, and you can view works on request! FREE with admission; no appointments necessary.
Prints and Drawings: Open Door Evenings last Wednesdays of every month, 6-8pm. Drop by the Print & Drawing Study Centre for a behind-the-scenes look at our world-class facility. Take a short tour, and view works that are normally stored in our vault.
Prints and Drawings: Visits by AppointmentTuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For classes and individuals interested in studying the collection in depth. Please contact us one month in advance: Alexa_Greist@ago.net or 416 979 6660 x535.

Prints and Drawings: Friday Morning FREE Talks. On the 2nd Fridays of every month 11am (arrive at 10:30am to view the works on display!), one of P&D's knowledgeable volunteers will give a talk that explores an area of the collection. FREE with admission. RSVP not required. Capacity limited to 50 people in order of arrival. Sep 9: "Drawing from Life: Late 19th-Century Nudes" – Phyllis Couzin. Oct 14: "Mystical Travels: Gauguin and Tahiti" – Rheba Adolf. Nov 11: "Remembrance" – Pat Munson. Jan 13: "Walter Trier" – Susan Davidson. Feb 10: "The Grange" – Jane Smith. Mar 10: "Views of Rome" – Phyllis Couzin. Apr 21 (Please note, this is 3rd Friday of the month): "The Four Seasons: Hollar and Tissot" – Edith Layne.

Close Encounters Talk Series 2016-17
Fri 25 Nov, 6pm: "Heaven and Hell: Prints that Inspired Boxwood Carving in the 16th Century". AGO curator Sasha Suda explores the print sources or the 16th-century wonders. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures. $15 members | $17 general public | $10 students. http://bit.ly/2cWyyxP. *SOLD OUT.
Fri 20 Jan, 6pm: "Selling 'Small Wonders': Art Sales Catalogues from the Belle Époque" – by Adam Levine, historian of medieval and Renaissance art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures. $15 members | $17 general public | $10 students. http://bit.ly/2eaWpKG. *SOLD OUT.
AGO Tours – Artful Conversation – 2nd Friday of the month at 1:30pm. Meet in Walker Court. Apr 14: "Good Friday" – Mary Henderson. May 12: "The Story in the Portrait" – Tina Urman; Highlights Tours (daily 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 3pm, and Wednesdays 7pm); On the Dot Talks (daily 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, and Wednesdays 7:30pm); Themed Tours (daily 2pm and Wednesdays at 7pm) ... more
AGO Tours
Artful Conversation – 2nd Friday of the month at 1:30pm. Meet in Walker Court. Sep 9: "Av Isaacs" – Val Fairclough. Oct 14: "Orange is the New Black" – Anne Fleming. Nov 11: "Conflict and Resolution" – Dolores Steinman. Dec 9: "Winter Wonderland" – Dolores Steinman. Jan 13: "Indigenous Art" – Pat Ward. Feb 10: "Heartfelt Art" – Debbie Kennedy. Mar 10: "Indigenous Art" – Pat Ward. Apr 14: "Good Friday" – Mary Henderson. May 12: "The Story in the Portrait" – Tina Urman. Jun 9: "Artful Conversation" – Fran Bleviss. Jul 14: "The Impressionist Revolution" – Linda Spiegel.
AGO Highlights Tours – 45-60-minute tour explores the highlights of the AGO collection and architecture; daily on the hour: 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 3pm, and Wednesdays 7pm. Begins in Walker Court.
On the Dot Talks
– 10-minute art chats! daily on the half-hour: 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, and Wednesdays 7:30pm. Look for "On the Dot" signs on the Gallery floors.
Themed Tours
– Join a Gallery Guide for a themed exploration of the AGO collection. Daily at 2pm and Wednesdays at 7pm. Meet in Walker Court.
(See Community Courses for info on the AGO's courses and workshops at the Weston Family Learning Centre, and on current Artist-in-Residence – click here) ... more
(See Community Courses for info on the AGO's courses and workshops at the Weston Family Learning Centre, and on current Artist-in-Residence – click here).