With a permanent collection of more than 79,450 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America
Don't miss 'Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso, Paris,' on until August 26, 2012!
Join us on Wednesdays from 6 - 8:30 p.m. for FREE general admission.
We're the Art Gallery of Ontario - Bringing people and art together and boldy declaring that ART MATTERS!
especially Canadian Contemporary art - love the sculpture installation
Educational and a feast for the eyes for the whole family
I love going to the AGO, I always have a great time. I am a big fan of art, so if you go I hope you enjoy art. I think the building is beautiful, they have great art exhibits and it is a great place to bring your family or go on a first date. Kind of pricey though.
If you go to only one major attraction while you're in Toronto, let it be the AGO. Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation -- and reinvention -- by Toronto-born Frank Gehry, it is a wonder. Gehry's vision is throughout; the fabulous, circular floating staircase is especially impressive. There are skylights in some rooms, adjusted every day to best display the works (to spectacular effect with... more
We came here for the First Thursday @ AGO ($15 a ticket online). We went on time and was glad to see there was no ridiculous line out the door like at Friday Night @ ROM. The crowd seemed more diverse, but also on the trendier side. There was a cash bar and no need for buying vouchers in advance (i.e. nothing ROM bucks).
The building itself is definitely beautiful, despite the corridors often... more
A friend recommended we make time for the AGO. Being from D.C. area, where we have our own National Gallery of Art, I wasn't sure. What's most impressive is the architecture and the winding wooden staircase -worth the price of admission just to walk up. There are numerous exhibitions and I was impressed with all. Most feature Canadian artists. The AGO is a great place to see and learn more... more
We went on Wednesday night; free night but it wasn't too crowded. The staff was lovely, lots of free tours and staff explaining exhibits. Even though your feet are tired, don't miss the views from the fifth floor and the David Altmjd installation.
With more than 5,000 works in 110 galleries, the AGO’s recent transformation includes a physical expansion of the Gallery by 97,000 sq. ft., the addition of more than 10,000 new works of art to the already vast collection, and a 47% increase in art-viewing space.
Designed by renowned Toronto native Frank Gehry (the architectural genius behind the Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum... more
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