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The Weston Family Learning Centre – Opened in October 2011, and comprising approximately 35,000 square feet of renovated and new space, the WFLC increases the AGO's ability to provide stellar art education in dedicated spaces for instruction and workshops. This new hub for community creativity and learning sets the standard for museums around the world, with fully integrated technology that includes broadcasting videoconferencing capabilities, and meeting space for educational and private functions ... more
The Weston Family Learning Centre – Opened in October 2011, and comprising approximately 35,000 square feet of renovated and new space, the WFLC increases the AGO's ability to provide stellar art education in dedicated spaces for instruction and workshops. This new hub for community creativity and learning sets the standard for museums around the world, with fully integrated technology that includes broadcasting videoconferencing capabilities, and meeting space for educational and private functions.
Sundays 1-4pm, Nov 2, 2014 - May 31, 2015:
Family Sundays.
With events for little kids, big kids and the whole family, there is fun for everyone. Our interactive, innovative activities change on a monthly basis and are inspired by our ever-changing exhibitions and collections.
Nov: We kick off our season of Family Sundays with an ode to our most beloved of pets – the dog! Inspired by the art of Alex Colville, join us for fun-filled, family-friendly art and play activities all month long. It's a dog's world!
Dec: Design and Build.
Jan: Three Generations.
Feb & Mar: Scratching and Sampling.
Apr: Yarn Bombing and Knitting and More!
May: From the Forest to the Sea ... more
Family Sundays.
With events for little kids, big kids and the whole family, there is fun for everyone. Our interactive, innovative activities change on a monthly basis and are inspired by our ever-changing exhibitions and collections.
Nov: We kick off our season of Family Sundays with an ode to our most beloved of pets – the dog! Inspired by the art of Alex Colville, join us for fun-filled, family-friendly art and play activities all month long. It's a dog's world!
Dec: Design and Build. Visit the AGO Architectural School for Families! Have fun creating structures old and new, designing and creating your own "blueprints" for your buildings à la Michelangelo – and building with the Imagination playground.
Jan: Three Generations. Explorations in art-making using our bodies – from the perspective of three generations in a family. We look at growing up, beauty and ourselves! Create crazy mixed-up family exquisite corpse pages, imagine your adult self-collages and B and Small Me body panels. Inspired by Suzy Lake exhibition.
Feb & Mar: Scratching and Sampling. All kinds of things inspired by Basquiat. He believed everything was connected and absorbed everything around him to make symbol-laden art, focusing on social issues, music, racism and African American heroes. Join us for Family Sundays that celebrate his art in the innovative of ways.
Apr: Yarn Bombing and Knitting and More! Where street art meets yarn. We're yarn bombing, or creating "knitting graffiti" as it is called. Explore the brand new old world of textiles through weaving, arm knitting, crocheting, wrapping and stringing galore. It all starts with a little bit of yarn!
May: From the Forest to the Sea. Looking way down from the treetops all the way to the sea... Exploring the art of Emily Carr and the indigenous peoples' connections to the land and sea.
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE ... more
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE –
Oct 13-Dec 5, 2014:
Artist-in-Residence: Greg Staats ... more
Artist-in-Residence: Greg Staats.
Dec 8, 2014 - Feb 8, 2015:
Mammalian Diving Reflex ... more
Mammalian Diving Reflex.
(See Downtown, Toronto for AGO's current exhibitions and events – click here) ... more
(See Downtown, Toronto for AGO's current exhibitions and events – click here).