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Body Politic(s) Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires

December 11, 2018


AGO Next is a dynamic membership program for art lovers under 40. AGO Next events are for AGO Next members only. 


Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Select dates October 6 - December 30

Dir. Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky
2018 | 1 h 27 min
We have reached an unprecedented moment in planetary history. Humans now affect the Earth and its processes more than all other natural forces combined.

Another collaboration from Jennifer…


Snow Everywhere

Wednesday December 12, 7 pm

Join us in honouring Michael Snow, Canada’s preeminent artist, on his 90th birthday.  In addition to remarks and reflections, you will also be treated to a performance by his long-running music project with CCMC, including other Canadian…


Paris in the ‘20s: A Winter Cabaret

Friday December 14, 7 pm

This one hour narrative cabaret invites you to post-war Paris, the global capital of art, music, literature, and Baccanalia. Artists like Ernest Hemmingway, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, Picasso, and Josephine Baker…

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Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more
Opening February 16, 2019
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