HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

Wednesday Dec 13, 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

Wednesday Dec 13, 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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Myseum Presents: Music From People City

Wednesday Dec 13, 2017 - Friday Jan 12, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Legendary musicians, top music venues, a vibrant recording industry, sound shaping communities and avid music fans have solidified Toronto’s reputation as one of the hippest music cities in the world. A new festival, Myseum Presents: Music From People City, launches this November and through a series of city-wide pop up events, inviting Torontonians and travellers to explore our...

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Xiaojing Yan | Out from among the tranquil woods

Wednesday Dec 13, 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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Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection

Wednesday Dec 13, 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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The Art of Canada: Director's Cut

Wednesday Dec 13, 2017 - Sunday Nov 18, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Ian Dejardin, Executive Director of the McMichael, is delving deep into the gallery's vaults to make a very personal selection of works of art for his first curated show since taking the reins of the gallery. Dejardin promises many classic favourites, some that have been rarely seen, and others that might surprise an audience already familiar with Canadian art.

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