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317 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON M5T 1G4
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AGO general admission hours – Tues & Thur 10:30-5, Wed & Fri 10:30-9, Sat & Sun 10:30-5:30 ... more
AGO general admission hours – Tues & Thur 10:30am-5pm, Wed & Fri 10:30am-9pm, Sat & Sun 10:30am-5:30pm.

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AGO hours – Tues & Thur 11:30am-5:30pm, Wed & Fri 11:30am-9pm, Sat & Sun 11:30am-6pm. http://www.ago.net/shop.

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. P. Taylor Research Library & Archives: Tues-Fri by appointment only. Access by appointment only 10:30am-12noon and 1-5pm during the AGO's south corridor construction.

Marvin Gelber Print
& Drawing Study Centre:
Wednesdays 1-4:30pm. Tues, Thur & Fri by appointment only. Closed Sat & Sun.

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

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

Espresso Bar hours
– Tues & Thur 11:30am-4:30pm; Wed & Fri 11:30am-7pm; Sat & Sun 10:30am-5pm.

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 ... 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).
Save on groups of 10 or more! www.ago.net/groups.
Exhibitions & related events ... more
Exhibitions & related events
Opening Wed 6 Sep 2017, 6-9pm, with discussion 5:30pm:
Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Exhibition. Liz Johnson Artur, Raymond Boisjoly, Taisuke Koyama, Hank Willis Thomas ... more
Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Exhibition. Liz Johnson Artur, Raymond Boisjoly, Taisuke Koyama, Hank Willis Thomas.
Sep 30, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018 | Members advance tickets from Aug 28 | Tickets on sale to general public Sep 15 | Members' preview days Sep 27-29 | In-person book signing Wed 27 Sep, 5-7pm:
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters. From the fantastic to the frightful, don't miss this rare glimpse into the world of renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and his cabinet of curiosities. Taking inspiration from del Toro's extraordinary imagination, At Home with Monsters reveals his creative process through his personal collection of art, artefacts, books, props, and ephemera, all culled from Bleak House, del Toro's creative haven located in Los Angeles. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue published by Insight Editions. Organized by the AGO, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Minneapolis Institute of Art ... more
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters.
From the fantastic to the frightful, don't miss this rare glimpse into the world of renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and his cabinet of curiosities. Taking inspiration from del Toro's extraordinary imagination, At Home with Monsters reveals his creative process through his personal collection of art, artefacts, books, props, and ephemera, all culled from Bleak House, del Toro's creative haven located in Los Angeles. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue published by Insight Editions. Organized by the AGO, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Jun 29-Sep 17, 2017 | opening night preview Wed 28 Jun, 6pm:
Rita Letendre: Fire and Light. Co-curated by Wanda Nanibush and Georgiana Uhlyarik. Features nearly 35 large-scale paintings. Critically acclaimed Rita Letendre is one of the most eminent living abstract artists. Her painting career began in Montreal in the 1950s, when she associated with Quebec's prominent abstract artist groups Les Automatistes and Les Plasticiens. Often the sole female artist in their group shows, she broke away from their approach to painting, finding it restrictive. Seeking to express the full energy of life and harness in her powerful gestures an intense spiritual force, Letendre worked with various materials including oils, pastels, acrylics [...]. This is the first major museum retrospective of Letendre's work to originate outside Quebec ... more
Rita Letendre: Fire and Light.
Co-curated by Wanda Nanibush and Georgiana Uhlyarik of the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Features nearly 35 large-scale paintings. Critically acclaimed Rita Letendre is one of the most eminent living abstract artists. Her painting career began in Montreal in the 1950s, when she associated with Quebec's prominent abstract artist groups Les Automatistes and Les Plasticiens. Often the sole female artist in their group shows, she broke away from their approach to painting, finding it restrictive. Seeking to express the full energy of life and harness in her powerful gestures an intense spiritual force, Letendre worked with various materials including oils, pastels, acrylics, using her hands, palette knife, brushes and uniquely the airbrush, which she began using in 1971.
This is the first major museum retrospective of Letendre's work to originate outside Quebec.
Jun 29-Dec 10, 2017 | opening night preview Wed 28 Jun, 6pm:
Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood. Curated by Andrew Hunter with a team of invited local artists, activists and educators including Anique Jordan and Quill Christie. This summer the AGO marks Canada's 150th birthday with a dynamic contemporary exhibition that critically explores three urgent questions through the eyes of some of the country's best emerging and established artists: where has Canada come from, what is it now, and where is it going? The multimedia installation features 33 artists from across Canada, including Gu Xiong and Yu Gu, Robert Houle, Meryl McMaster, Seth, Esmaa Mohamoud, Ed Pien, Shuvinai Ashoona, Camille Turner, Camal Pirbhai, Barry Ace, Rosalie Favell, Michael Belmore, Lisa Hirmer, Charmaine Lurch, Syrus Marcus Ware, among many others ... more
Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood.
Curated by Andrew Hunter with a team of invited local artists, activists and educators including Anique Jordan and Quill Christie.
This summer the AGO marks Canada's 150th birthday with a dynamic contemporary exhibition that critically explores three urgent questions through the eyes of some of the country's best emerging and established artists: where has Canada come from, what is it now, and where is it going? The multimedia installation features 33 artists from across Canada, including Gu Xiong and Yu Gu, Robert Houle, Meryl McMaster, Seth, Esmaa Mohamoud, Ed Pien, Shuvinai Ashoona, Camille Turner, Camal Pirbhai, Barry Ace, Rosalie Favell, Michael Belmore, Lisa Hirmer, Charmaine Lurch, Syrus Marcus Ware, among many others. The artworks featured engage with a broad range of cultural, traditional, spiritual and land-based stories, bringing together both the familiar and the unexpected with strong Indigenous voices running throughout.
This exhibition is generously supported by Ontario 150.
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-Oct 1, 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.
Jan 14, 2014 - Oct 15, 2017:
Manasie Akpaliapik ... more
Manasie Akpaliapik.
Feb 21, 2015 - Nov 12, 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.