Toronto

Canada



Address:
317 Dundas Street West

M5T 1G4
Phone: 416 979 6648
Website: http://www.ago.net/

Art Gallery Of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario officially closed its doors on October 7, 2007 to install some 5,000 works in 110 galleries, marking the final phase of the Transformation construction project. Designed by renowned Toronto native Frank Gehry – the architectural genius behind the Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – the transformation includes a physical expansion of the Gallery by 97,000 square feet, the addition of more than 10,000 new works of art to the already vast collection and a 47 per cent increase in art viewing space.

AGO Members continue to benefit during the closure, enjoying discounts at a range of local cultural attractions and restaurants. Members continue to receive discounts on Gallery School classes, access to AGO Art Rental and Sales Gallery and discounts on items at the AGO online retail shop www.shop.ago.net. New members who join prior to reopening receive all member benefits available during the closure, plus one full year of membership privileges starting from the opening date.

Although the galleries are closed, the Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School continues to provide a full slate of classes for adults and children at its temporary location at 60 McCaul Street. Classes are taught by professional artists specializing in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media.

The AGO Art Rental and Sales Gallery continues to offer an extensive selection of works from such celebrated Canadian artists as Jean-Paul Riopelle, Michael Snow and Ed Burtynsky in its current location at 481 University Avenue. Artwork is available for sale to the public, or can be rented out by AGO members for as... [ Read all ]












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Membership

Please visit www.ago.net or call 416-979-6620 for detailed information on AGO membership benefits.