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Käthe Kollwitz: Facing the Truth

Wednesday November 14, 7-8:30 pm

Join Brenda Rix, curator of Käthe Kollwitz. Artist of the People, for a new look at Kollwitz’s art through the lens of self-portraiture and see how this inspiring artist’s work is at its core autobiographical and self-reflective. 

German artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) is a…

Youth Events

Free After Three Wednesdays: Hip Hop Dancing

Wednesdays, October 3–December 5 (Ages 14-25)

Hosted by Caldeira and Catalyst, Unity's Free After Three Hip Hop Dance drop-in program offers weekly, open freestyle workshop sessions and a space for young people to come together and practice their art form with a supportive community and mentors. Open to all levels of experience!

Youth Events

Urban Indigenous Bundle Building

Thursdays, October 11 –December 6 (Ages 14-25)

The Native Youth Resource Centre in partnership with the AGO hosts an Indigenous-led weekly drop-in for Native Resource Centre Youth. This program will create a platform for Indigenous young people to share and preserve personal stories and traditions through art.

This program is for…


At Eternity’s Gate

Thursday November 15, 7 pm

Dir. Julian Schnabel
2018 | 1 h 51 min

Join us in the AGO’s Jackman Hall for a special preview screening of  At Eternity’s Gate, Director Julian Schnabel’s transporting drama, before it opens in theatres November 23. Featuring a heartbreaking performance by Willem Dafoe as…

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Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires
November 29, 2018 - March 24, 2019
Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more
Opening February 16, 2019
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