Art Gallery of Ontario – AGO Claimed

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ABOUT THE AGO

Conveniently located in downtown Toronto and fully accessible, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is one of North America’s greatest art galleries.

Here, you can immerse yourself in a large collection of over 120,000 artworks that ranges from cutting-edge contemporary pieces to significant works by Indigenous and Canadian artists, as well as European masterpieces. Don’t miss seeing iconic pieces such as Massacre of The Innocents by Peter Paul Rubens and original Group of Seven Canadian artworks, which have earned the gallery global recognition.

Explore the world of art within the gallery’s beautiful architecture, designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry. Take your time to appreciate not only the art but also the building itself.

Complete your visit with a delicious meal at AGO Bistro and discover artful gifts at shopAGO!

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS 

Making Her Mark: A History of Women Artists in Europe, 1400-1800 – On now until July 1, 2024

Introducing new artistic heroines, Making Her Mark brings together more than 230 objects from royal portraits to metal work, ceramics, textiles, and cabinetry, to demonstrate the many ways women contributed to the visual arts of Europe. This exhibition invites us to reconsider what we think we know about European art history. 

KAWS: FAMILY – On now until August 5, 2024

Making his Canadian museum debut, Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly (1974), better known as KAWS, bridges the worlds of art, popular culture and commerce with sophisticated humour and insightful appropriation.

Moments in Modernism – On now

Highlighting the diversity and quality of the AGO’s modern art collection, which has been built over time by generations of museum curators and patrons, this installation will show collection strengths from artistic movements such as Pop Art, Abstraction, Realism, and Minimalism.

An international approach in artistic styles will be presented, including a body of work from the AGO holdings by Brazilian artists, recognizing the global nature of modernism. A selection of contemporary works that respond to modernist movements will also be shown.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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. Click here to plan your visit and see what’s happening today!

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