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AGO fall programming includes Halloween events, film screenings, Art Bash fundraiser, and a Keith Haring-inspired art party

posted Wednesday, September 6, 2023

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Music, Queer, Toronto

AGO Friday Nights return this fall with a line up of exciting talks, performances, screenings and art parties, celebrating new exhibitions, great art and artists. AGO Friday Night programming is free with General Admission, and is always free for Indigenous Peoples, AGO Members, Annual Pass holders and visitors aged 25 and under. 2023 FALL PUBLIC […]

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Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE: A Celebration of Toronto Pride, 1970s to Present – visual exhibition on display June 1 to July 22, 2023

posted Tuesday, May 30, 2023

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Featured Events, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE: A Celebration of Toronto Pride, 1970s – Present is a print publication and visual art exhibition taking place at Collision Gallery (30 Wellington St W) in Toronto. This free exhibition will be on display from June 1 to July 22, 2023, with the publication available for purchase in person or […]

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Blurred Boundaries: A Glimpse of Queer Art from Canada – exhibition on until Sept 2022 at the AGO

posted Friday, May 6, 2022

by: in Art Gallery, Toronto

Blurred Boundaries: A Glimpse of Queer Art from Canada is an installation of works by 13 artists from the AGO collection, including recent acquisitions of photographs by Cassils, David Buchan, and Robert Flack. Commonly used as an umbrella-word to refer to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, queer is also connected to creativity and freedom, and these works, curated by […]

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Andy Warhol exhibition at the AGO runs July 21 to October 24, 2021 (includes review)

posted Tuesday, July 20, 2021

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

In 1964, Andy Warhol founded “The Factory,” his 47th Street Manhattan studio, where he surrounded himself with artists, musicians, writers and underground celebrities. This summer, to celebrate the blockbuster exhibition Andy Warhol opening on July 21, the AGO brings together a similar group of dynamic creatives to explore the artist’s legacy and the enduring appeal of Pop […]

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Studio 54: Night Magic – opens at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Dec 20, 2020

posted Tuesday, December 1, 2020

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Music, Queer, Toronto

Explore the art, photography, fashion, design, music and celebrities that transformed a New York City nightclub into a cultural phenomenon How does a nightclub, open for less than three years, become the global epicentre of music, fashion and design? Opening December 26, 2020, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Studio 54: Night Magic transports visitors back in […]

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The Artist Project – discover the works of over 300 independent artists – Feb 20 to 23, 2020 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, February 19, 2020

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

Toronto’s Artist Project returns February 20th to 23rd bringing together over 300 independent artists showcasing their work at the Better Living Centre on the CNE Grounds. The 13th annual art fair provides the unique opportunity to intimately connect with artists, creating a more personal experience with art. Once a year, hundreds of curious individuals gather […]

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The 519 in Toronto remains important to our community

posted Tuesday, November 12, 2019

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Charity, Clubs, Comedy, Disability, Drag, Events, Fashion, Film, Gallery, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

From a distance, The 519 community centre here in Toronto looks like a little square box with newly-built condos rising to fill the sky around it. This would be a misconception. The 519 is actually huge, offering over 130 programs within the building, and an extra 25 or so led separately by staff. The 519 is distinguished […]

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Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956–1971 – opens Feb 22, 2020 at Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, July 31, 2019

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, New York City, Toronto

There’s very few photographers who stand the test of time and continue to be recognized for the work they’ve accomplished. One such individual is Diane Arbus. The striking black and white photographs of legendary American photographer Diane Arbus (1923–1971) revolutionized portraiture, through their range of subjects and their style. Primarily made in and around New […]

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Toronto Artist Project – Feb 21 to 24, 2019

posted Thursday, February 21, 2019

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Photography, Toronto

Toronto’s favourite art fair returns on February 21st to 24th, bringing together artists from a variety of disciplines to showcase their talents at the 12th annual Artist Project. Hosted at the Better Living Centre, the contemporary art fair opens its doors to gallerists, curators, collectors, art aficionados and new art lovers to connect with over […]

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“Velvet Buzzsaw” is artsy, bloody and disappointingly bad

posted Monday, February 11, 2019

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Celebrity, Comedy, Design, Entertaining, Film, Gallery, Lesbian, Queer

With few enticing options at the cinema and some frightful weather outside, many moviegoers are opting to stay home and stream their winter blues away, instead. And at the stroke of February, the Netflix original movie Velvet Buzzsaw was released to some hungry binge watchers! Shortly thereafter, a general online consensus points to the film’s despondent […]

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