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Choir! Choir! Choir! hits Art Toronto

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:42:08 +0000

  Choir! Choir! Choir! has come a long way since its inception as a weekly drop-in, a no-commitment singing event, back in February, 2011. Founded by Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman, the group caught international attention last winter when it performed Space Oddity at the AGO in tribute to David Bowie – skyrocketing to the […]

Meet Walter Scott, AGO Artist in Residence

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:41:52 +0000

  Walter Scott, an interdisciplinary artist working with writing, illustration, performance and sculpture, is the AGO’s Artist in Residence until November 30. Comics are a key element of his practice. In 2011 while living in Montreal, he began a comic book series, Wendy, exploring the story of a fictional young woman living in the city, […]

Want to channel your inner Emily Carr? Join an AGO art class!

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:41:38 +0000

  Always wanted to learn how to take better photos? How about chilling out in shavasana in a beautiful and serene setting with your baby by your side? Secretly wonder if your child is the next van Gogh? We have the answer: sign yourself or your kids up for an AGO art class or yoga […]

The unknown genius of Mystical Landscapes

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:41:24 +0000

  Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more features iconic works by famous painters, from van Gogh to Munch. But how often do we get to encounter the work of completely unknown artists, interspersed amongst the stars? Frenchman Charles-Marie Dulac (1866-98), largely forgotten till recently, is one of those gifted artists about to […]

Visitors get their dance on in Theaster Gates: How to Build a House Museum

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:40:21 +0000

Alive with the sounds of house music, video, sculpture and painting, How to Build a House Museum proposes new ways of honouring and remembering Black experience and creativity. One of the most exciting aspects of this exhibition, open until October 30, has been the invitation extended to visitors to make the space come alive by dancing. “House music is about […]

The making of an exhibition: a long mystical journey

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:55:29 +0000

Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more is one of the AGO’s most ambitious projects to date. Ever wondered how an exhibition of this scale is put together?

Toronto artists speak up at AGO Friday Nights

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:54:33 +0000

Looking to be inspired on a Friday night? Two-time Juno Award-winner Lillian Allen, renowned internationally for her poetry and activism, has organized a series of AGO Friday Night performances that run throughout the month of October. Each week there will be something new to experience. Allen has brought together established and up-and-coming local artists to showcase […]

More than just a party: Art Toronto’s Opening Night Preview

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:53:52 +0000

What do you get when you mix amazing contemporary art, artists and art lovers in a cool, buzzy atmosphere? An opportunity for the AGO to acquire something special, like Seth’s Death of Jumbo. Every October AGO curators have the opportunity to add to the Gallery’s collection at Art Toronto, Canada’s international contemporary and modern art […]

Grange Park: An artful oasis in the heart of the city

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:49:54 +0000

Do you live or work in the city, and miss having access to green space? Good news: Toronto will soon have a new outdoor retreat. If you live or work in downtown Toronto, the search for green space takes on a particular kind of urgency. There is nothing better than taking your kids to the […]

Meet our newest curators!

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:00:29 +0000

The Art Matters welcoming committee invites you to say hello to our two newest curators: Alexa Greist, Assistant Curator, Prints and Drawings; and Wanda Nanibush, Assistant Curator, Canadian and Indigenous Art. As they dive headlong into their new roles, we tracked them down to ask a few pressing questions.  A specialist in Italian Renaissance works on […]