Art Gallery of York University (AGYU)

Art Gallery of York University (AGYU)
4700 Keele Street, Accolade East Building, Toronto ON M3J 1P3
Hours -- Mon-Fri 10-4, Wed 10-8, Sun 12-5, Sat closed. Directions -- TTC: Ride Line One to York University Station: the Gallery entrance faces the south exit. Driving: Enter YorkU Keele Campus via The Pond Road; park in the Student Services garage. WheelTrans: Closest stop is YorkU Subway Station, north exit.
T: 416 736 5169
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Main Gallery exhibitions

17 Jan -- 17 Mar 2019 | opening reception Thur 17 Jan, 6-9pm; artists' talk & tour 6:30pm:

Ready Player Two. Brendan Lee Satish Tang and Sonny Assu. Informed by Brendan Lee Satish Tang and Sonny Assu's mixed-race backgrounds and experiences of Canadian life in the 1980s an ... more

AGYU Vitrines

17 Jan -- 17 Mar 2019 | opening reception Thur 17 Jan, 6-9pm:

Evoking the ease and fluidity of image-making as an adolescent, York MFA candidate Naz Rahbar harnesses the urgency of child-like honesty and mark-making to record difficult emotions and tell tales of belonging and becoming. This new work made

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Audio Out Listening Bench

17 Jan -- 17 Mar 2019 | opening reception Thur 17 Jan, 6-9pm:

In 2015, Jordan Scott became the first poet to gain access to the detention camps at Guantánamo Bay. Met with layers of bureaucratic censorship and silencing, Scott recorded as much noise as he could over five days. Lanterns at Gu

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Public programs for Ready Player Two

Wednesday 5-8pm, 23 & 30 Jan 2019:

Game Nights. Ready Player Two hosts two game nights by Toronto-based, multi-disciplinary artist Golboo Amani and her interventionist board game, Unsettling Settlers. Built as an addition to the classic Settlers o ... more

Sun 27 Jan 2019, 12noon-4pm:

FREE Contemporary Art Bus Tour. The bus departs Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street, Toronto) at 12noon and travels to the Art Gallery of York University, Art Gallery of Mississauga and Doris McCarthy Gallery for tours of their respect ... more

Thursdays 5-7pm, 31 Jan -- 28 Mar 2019:

In Between Wor(l)ds. Facilitated by Patrick Walters, In Between Wor(l)ds is a FREE, spoken word poetry program that is open to both community members and York University students. Taking place at the AGYU, these workshops ... more

Thur 7 Feb 2019, 7-10pm:

Jane Street Speaks. The AGYU teams up with Nathan Baya again to present another iteration of the West End performance platform, Jane Street Speaks. Following the success of our last joint event, we are co-presenting anothe ... more

Wed 13 Feb 2019, 6-7pm:

Student Tour Series. Join York University Digital Media student Andrew Sidsworth on a visit to AGYU's Ready Player Two exhibition to discuss the impact of gaming culture on a new generation of players and programmers.

Thur 14 Mar 2019, 6-8pm:

Mixed Messages: spoken word poets re-present mixed-race identity. Featuring performances by Britta Badour, Paulina O'Kieffe and Patrick Walters. Can spoken word poetry play a role in the construct ... more


NEW publications
Iris Häussler
: The Sophie La Rosière Project. Includes essays by Philip Monk, Catherine Sicot, Rui Mateus Amaral, Gérard Audinet and Yan Pélissier.
The Long No

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