If you didn't have plans for your Sunday, now you do. Make sure to come and see the Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures before the exhibition closes today. You won't believe your eyes.

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Sarcophagus, late 16th century
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Overall Closed: 33.9mm × 24.4mm × 68.4mm (3.4 × 2.4 × 6.8 cm) [H x D x L]
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Family Sundays! Tomorrow from 1-4pm, come explore the mystery and magic of the night skies, constellations and stars. It’s cosmic, inter-galactic “Super Stars” fun! We'll be getting inspired by the Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more.

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See the Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures exhibition before it closes on Sunday! Come tonight after work - we're open until 9pm.

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If you love art and science, you might want to consider being an art conservator. AGO conservator Joan Weir tells us about what keeps her excited to come to work every day.

Love science? Love art? | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario

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We see your selfies! And today is Museum Selfie Day, so get sharing. Head over to Instagram and share all your awesome AGO selfies and tag them with #museumselfie and #AGOtoronto.

Also: general admission is free tonight from 6-9pm. So if you don't already have one to share, come take your selfie then!
Film buffs and art lovers: this winter we're bringing cinema programming back to the AGO. We are starting the series by co-presenting with Toronto-based distribution company Films We Like.

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Wanda Nanibush, the AGO’s Assistant Curator, Canadian and Indigenous art spoke with the U of T magazine about her role, and some of the artists in the Toronto Tributes and Tributaries exhibition.

Who Gets Called an Artist? | By Naomi Skwarna | Winter 2017 | University of Toronto Magazine

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UPDATE: This video has been rescheduled to Wednesday. Stay tuned for details!

On Monday around 12:45pm, join us for a Live Facebook interview with FASTWÜRMS about the installation of their work Wall of Fatigue in our Toronto Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989 exhibition. Tune in to our Facebook page and ask the artists questions!

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"(T)o make a painting representing things as they are found in nature . . . (I) put a great deal of thought into the arrangement, but with the idea of making it look like a natural arrangement of random objects. This is an idea that I have been mulling over a great deal: giving the appearance of a total lack of artistry.”

Happy birthday to Henri Fantin-Latour born on this day in 1836
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It's the second last weekend to see Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures. This also means it's the second last weekend to partake in the VR experience. Don't miss it!

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Join 1900 of your closest friends on April 27 for our Machine Age Massive. Artists will create three distinct spaces within the party – Industrial, Digital and Space – transporting partygoers through a spectacular night of mechanical wonder. Tickets now on sale!

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Machine Age Massive

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It's Friday and we're open until 9pm. This is a great time to see #MysticalAGO as it tends to be quieter in the exhibition. Another pro-tip: buy your tickets online, ahead of time.

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Thanks to everyone who came out and made last night's Wikipedia edit-a-thon such a success!

AGO hosts Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' to boost profiles of Black Canadian artists

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It's baaaaack! And with Lido Pimienta headlining, February's First Thursday is sure to brighten up these dark winter months and get us geared up for a new year of our monthly art parties.
First Thursdays sell out quite quickly, so make sure to get your tickets well in advance. February 2 can't come soon enough.

AGO First Thursday: Shapeshifters

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Wednesdays are for free art! Come tonight from 6-9pm for free general admission. While you're here, take in the Anthony Caro: Sculpture Laid Bare exhibition. #CaroAGO

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Anthony Caro
Venetian (2011/2012), 2011-12
steel and perspex
177.8 × 431.8 × 179.1 cm (70 × 170 × 70 1/2 in.)
Audrey and David Mirvish, Toronto
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More Mystical? Yes please!

Procrastinators and repeat visitors rejoice! Due to popular demand, we're thrilled to announce that you're getting two extra weeks of Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces by Van Gogh, Monet and more! The exhibition will now run until February 12.

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We are deeply saddened by the passing of artist Laurel Woodcock (1960-2017).
Two of Woodcock’s works were recently acquired by the AGO. Both of them – On a clear day (2010) and untitled (neon quotation) (2005) – are representative of her playful but unsettling explorations of how meaning is constructed.

Laurel Woodcock.
On a clear day, 2010.
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"Happy is an understatement."

Bring your happy Super Stars to Family Sunday today from 1 -4pm. We're getting inspired by the Mystical Landscapes exhibition.
Included with Gallery Admission.



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