Starting a week today, come to our Family Sundays and enter Google Canada’s Doodle 4 Google contest. Show what you see for Canada’s future for a chance to win $10,000 and have your art featured on the google.ca homepage for a day! Open to all kindergarten to grade 12 students.

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Step up, Toronto! Find out about that iconic spiral staircase!

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It’s the last week to see Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation, as it closes April 2. Throughout the exhibition you’ll find art that is equal parts poetic, political, beautiful and absurd. And chances are you’ll find a particular resonance with today’s world.

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On April 21, Sir David Adjaye, Christi Belcourt, Junot Díaz, and Paul Gross will come together with Matt Galloway to talk about art and nationhood at Massey Hall. The evening will open with a performance by Tanya Tagaq.

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Confronting art and nationhood | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario

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How do we understand contemporary art today? Where do we even start? Where do we end up?

On April 8, Artsy Curator at Large, Matthew Israel will be at the AGO launching his new book: The Big Picture: Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists.

Matthew Israel: The Big Picture

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Try your hand at a new skill like painting, drawing or printmaking. We've got spring art courses for adults and kids alike, and still have a few spots left! There's nothing quite like getting creative and making things to put a spring in your step.

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Happy 88th Birthday to Yayoi Kusama! Her exhibition, Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Mirrors is currently on view at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and we can't wait to welcome it to the AGO in March 2018. ✨⚫⚪✨

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Yayoi Kusama with recent works in Tokyo, 2016
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FRANK Executive Chef Renée Bellefeuille sits down and tells us a bit about the upcoming Central European Wine Tasting on March 23.
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If you want to apply for the AIMIA AGO Photography Prize scholarship, Friday is the deadline! Three $7,000 CAD scholarships will be awarded to students entering the final year of study toward Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with a focus or major in photography at select Canadian academic institutions. You have until March 24 to submit. Good luck!

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Head over to our Instagram (@AGOToronto) today where it's #TakeOverTuesday with Harley Valentine as he shows some of what he's working on for Machine Age Massive April 27! But first get to know him a bit with this piece from the AGOinsider.

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Massive Party: a Space Odyssey | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario

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With spring that has sprung and the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition opening in just over a month, we've got flowers on the brain. That includes our spring courses that will emphasize flowers, greenery, and plant life. Start spring off by signing up for a course today!

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Can’t wait for spring? | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario

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On a sunny Saturday two weeks ago we hosted our Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Throughout that afternoon 45 participants edited 31 articles and added 4750 words. A huge thank you to everyone who was able to come and take part!
Serving you up some #FashionFriday inspiration for the upcoming Machine Age Massive Party on April 27.

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This evening, for one night only, you can see a sneak peek of Uncle Jack Charles' 'JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN' which will be on as part of Canadian Stage's Spotlight Australia.
The performance this evening will take place at 7:30 pm in Walker Court. Please note that seating is limited, please arrive early and that it is included in the price of general admission.

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JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN

ILBIJERRI Theatre presented sold out seasons of JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN at Melbourne Festival, Belvoir St Theatre, Brisbane Festival and Perth Festival. In ...

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It's always wedding season here at the AGO and we're really honoured that Weddingbells included us in their list of Canada's loveliest wedding venues.

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Planning your wedding? Get in touch with our fabulous team: [ Ago.ca Link ]

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Happy #TBT - here are some pretty great photos of the AGO in the 1980s. Do you have great memories of coming here as a kid? Or cool photos to share with us? Tag them with #retroAGO

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Spring is right around the corner (we promise!) and our courses are filling up. Why not use the new season as an excuse to dive back into creating, or to learn a new skill!

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Calling all kindergarten to grade 12 students! What do you see for Canada’s future? Come to Family Sundays at the AGO throughout April and enter Google Canada’s Doodle 4 Google contest for a chance to win $10,000 and have your art featured on the google.ca homepage for a day!

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Will you be joining us for an Evening with Jack Charles, this Friday evening? In advance of his presence at Canadian Stage's Spotlight Australia Festival, headliner Uncle Jack Charles will share a sneak peek of his acclaimed show JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN (Ilbijerri Theatre) here!

The performance is included with the price of admission.

AGO Friday Nights: An Evening with Jack Charles

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Love schnitzel, smoked trout, goulash and oysters? Frank is hosting a Central European Wine Tasting event on March 23 that will not disappoint!

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