Whether you're an art aficionado, new to the art scene or a family looking for fun, the AGO has a variety of events for all ages. Plan your visit, see what's happening today or browse all upcoming events. Filter to find family events, upcoming talks, screenings and more.  

Movement in the Galleries
Every first Saturday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Vivek Shraya: I'm Afraid of Men
Wednesday September 5, 2018 7 - 8:30 pm
Dionne Brand: The Blue Clerk + Theory
Wednesday September 12, 7 - 9 pm
Special Events
aabaakwad (it clears after a storm)
Thursday September 13 - Saturday September 15
Studio Sampler for Extreme Beginners
Friday September 14 or Saturday September 15
Special Events
Canzine 2018
Saturday September 22, 1 - 7 pm
Food & Drink
September Curated Dinner
Friday, September 28, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Special Events
Nuit Blanche 2018
Saturday September 29, 7 pm - Sunday September 30, 7 am
Writing Explorations: Drawing from the Personal
Friday November 16, 30 or December 14
Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social
Friday October 12, 26 or November 9
Big Lonely Doug with Harley Rustad
Friday October 19, 7 - 8:30 pm
Food & Drink
October Curated Dinner
Thursday, October 25, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Food & Drink
November Curated Dinner
Friday, November 23, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.


Join a Gallery Guide for a themed exploration of the AGO collection. Tours run daily at 2 pm, beginning in Walker Court (106).
Please note the tours are subject to volunteer availability.

Join a Gallery Guide for a 45-60 minute tour beginning in Walker Court (106) and explore the highlights of the AGO collection and architecture. Tours run daily on the hour: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 3:00 and 7:00 pm on Wednesday and Friday evenings.

Pop Up 10 minute art chats! Come discover one of our pop up on the dot art talks offered on the half hour (11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 daily and 7:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday evenings).

Artful Conversation is a volunteer guided gallery experience that takes place on the second Friday of the month. The conversational tour explores the AGO collections in depth. Please meet in Walker Court at 1:30 pm. This program is not offered in the month of August (subject to volunteer availability).

Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours and see your favourite prints, drawings, watercolours and photographs.

The second Friday of every month at 11am (arrive at 10:30 to view works on display!), one of P&D's knowledgeable volunteers will give a talk that explores an area of the AGO's Prints & Drawings Collection. Free with admission. No rsvp required.



Please note, we're still in the process of moving our archived event pages. View Past Events here.


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