A Sense of Place

Monday Oct 23, 2017 - Sunday Oct 29, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

F8, a collective of Toronto photographers, holds its fifteenth exhibition. Artists Maureen Littlewood, Catherine MacKinnon, Michael MacLaverty, Margit Koivisto, Natalia Shields, Felicity Somerset, Rod Trider and guest artist Jude Marion present interpretations of the theme, A Sense of Place. The exhibition reflects how eight photographers respond to the challenge of capturing "the essence...

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HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

Monday Oct 23, 2017 - Monday Jan 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists. Inspired by an ancient Roman carving in the Aga Khan Museum’s permanent collection that bears the inscription of different cultures and time periods, the works of contemporary artists featured in...

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The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the past, rewrite and reclaim history, and articulate the need to take certain moments to stop, reflect, question and analyze as we move forward as a country. This exhibition critically explores three urgent...

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Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters debuts in Canada at the AGO

Monday Oct 23, 2017 - Sunday Jan 7, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

Don’t miss this rare glimpse into the fantastic and frightful world of renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro with the Art Gallery of Ontario’s major exhibition, Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters. Taking inspiration from del Toro’s extraordinary career across film, literature, and visual art, the exhibition reveals his creative process through his personal cabinet of...

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Xiaojing Yan | Out from among the tranquil woods

Monday Oct 23, 2017 - Sunday Jan 7, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Markham-based Xiaojing Yan is known for her intricate sculptural installations that explore the intersections of the natural and cultural worlds. Her work is at once simple and complex, concrete and abstract; personal and universal. The material qualities of her work, significant on both aesthetic and conceptual levels, are at the core of her practice. She transforms lingzhi mushrooms, star...

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Join us at Barbara Frum Library where award-winning author Lillian Boraks-Nemetz will be speaking about her new novel, Mouth of Truth, followed by a discussion and Q&A with the audience. Based on the author's personal experience as a child in the Warsaw Ghetto, Mouth of Truth is a gripping tale of impossible choices, divided loyalties, and unimaginable horrors. Lillian is also the...

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Celebrating the only Canadian stop of the exhibition Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) presents two late-night film series at Jackman Hall. The Films of Guillermo del Toro, beginning Oct. 11, honours del Toro’s body of work with screenings of five of his key film works. Nightmare on Dundas Street Movie Night will screen the 10 most terrifying...

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The Group of Seven Guitar Project

Monday Oct 23, 2017 - Sunday Oct 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The Group of Seven Guitar Project explores the art of guitar making inspired by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. This highly anticipated show puts the spotlight on eight masterwork guitars commissioned by the McMichael from great Canadian luthiers Jean Larrivée, Tony Duggan-Smith, George Gray, Sergi de Jonge, William "Grit" Laskin, Linda Manzer and David Wren. Learn more at...

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Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection

Monday Oct 23, 2017 - Sunday Jan 21, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

From lavish textiles and intricately patterned carpets to colourful paintings, polychrome Iznik wares, and precious inlaid metalwork: the world premiere of Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection introduces Canadian and international audiences to a choice selection from one of the world’s most important private collections of Islamic art. Handpicked by...

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