EVENTS AT THE AGO

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.  

Screenings
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Select dates October 6 - November 24
Youth Events
Free After Three Wednesdays: Hip Hop Dancing
Wednesdays, October 3–December 5 (Ages 14-25)
Youth Events
Urban Indigenous Bundle Building
Thursdays, October 11 –December 6 (Ages 14-25)
Talks
Big Lonely Doug with Harley Rustad
Friday October 19, 7 - 8:30 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Zine Party
Tuesday, October 23, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Talks
Rapp Lecture on Contemporary Art: Adam Weinberg
Wednesday October 24, 7-8:30 pm
Screenings
Manufactured Landscapes
Select dates October 6 - November 24
New!
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: The Americas: West Coast Crawl
Thursday, October 25, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Family Events
Family Sunday Kick Off!
Sunday, October 28, 1 – 4 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Halloween Runway
Tuesday, October 30, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Workshops
Digital Pinhole Camera
Wednesday October 10 or 31
Art Parties
The November First Thursday: Roll Up The Sleeves
Thursday, November 1, 7 - 11:30 pm
New!
Workshops
Art & Ideas: Drawing. Drinks. Social
Friday October 5, November 2 and December 7
New!
Workshops
Writing Explorations: Drawing from the Personal
Friday October 12, November 2 and December 7
Family Events
Family Sundays, November: Something From Nothing
Sundays, November 4 - 25, 2018, 1 - 4 pm
New!
Family Events
Strolling the Galleries
Every first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 am or noon - 1 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Jean Dreams
Tuesday, November 6, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Screenings
Watermark
Select dates October 6 - November 24
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Key Chain Creations
Tuesday, November 13, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Talks
Käthe Kollwitz: Facing the Truth
Wednesday November 14, 7-8:30 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Paper Marbling
Tuesday, November 20, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
New!
Food & Drink
Curated Dinner: Tastes of Northern Italy
Friday, November 23, 2018. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.
Curators' Circle
Exclusive: Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires
Tuesday, November 27
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Screenprinting
Tuesday, November 27, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)
Talks
Artist's Talk: Mickalene Thomas
Wednesday November 28, 2018,7 - 8 pm
Special Events
Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires Public Opening
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 6-9 pm
Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Postcard Collage
Tuesday, December 4, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)

Tours

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).

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.

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.


 

PAST EVENTS

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

 

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