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The Weston Family Learning Centre allows visitors to experience the power of art to transform how we understand our world and ourselves. The facility, which opened in October 2011, comprises approximately 35,000 square feet of renovated and new space, and increases the AGO's ability to provide stellar art education in dedicated spaces for instruction and workshops.
This hub for community creativity and learning – a gathering place for hands-on and online exploration of the creative process – sets a standard for museum around the world, with fully integrated technology that includes broadcast and videoconferencing capabilities, and meeting spaces for educational and private functions ... more
The Weston Family Learning Centre allows visitors to experience the power of art to transform how we understand our world and ourselves. The facility, which opened in October 2011, comprises approximately 35,000 square feet of renovated and new space, and increases the AGO's ability to provide stellar art education in dedicated spaces for instruction and workshops.
This hub for community creativity and learning – a gathering place for hands-on and online exploration of the creative process – sets a standard for museum around the world, with fully integrated technology that includes broadcast and videoconferencing capabilities, and meeting spaces for educational and private functions.
Activities for adults – www.ago.net/adults, children and families – www.ago.net/children, and youth – www.ago.net/youth ... more
Activities for adults – www.ago.net/adults, children and families – www.ago.net/children, and youth – www.ago.net/youth.
Sundays 1-4pm:
Family Sundays. In the Weston Family Learning Centre. Included with regular Gallery admission.
Mar 5, 12, 19 & 26: Art Bingo. Come join in the fun and play bingo with your entire family! Kids can decorate their own bingo cards and there are prizes for everyone! Bingo games at 2pm & 3pm. Join us! http://bit.ly/1563Yho ... more
Family Sundays. In the Weston Family Learning Centre. Included with regular Gallery admission.
Nov 6, 13, 20 & 27: Little Things. Join us for the kick-off to our 2016-2017 season of Family Sundays as we explore the wonder and awe of "little things", and the fascinating practice of making tiny objects and miniatures – all inspired by the Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures exhibition. Make a "Museum in a Box" – create your own tiny miniature art gallery. In the Hands-On Centre, we are playing with and making little things ... handmade beads, digging in our sensory sand box, I Spy-ing, drawing, and more.
Dec 4, 11, 18, Jan 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29: Super Stars. The fun gets astronomical in Dec & Jan when kids explore the mystery and magic of the night skies, constellations and stars. It's cosmic, intergalactic "super stars" fun! Join us for otherworldly play and sparkly night sky art-making activities inspired by the Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more. Dec 26-Jan 8, 11am-3pm: Pop-Up Planetarium, presented in partnership with the University of Toronto. Tickets available from Nov 21.
Feb 5, 12, 19 & 26: Snow Walkers. Come on an adventure and explore the WFLC trails! We are making snowshoes!!!! Family Sundays gives a Canadian twist to Francis Alÿs's work Don't Cross the Bridge Before You Get to the River where children make sailboats out of flip flops. Call all snow walkers! Join us!
Mar 5, 12, 19 & 26: Art Bingo. Come join in the fun and play bingo with your entire family! Kids can decorate their own bingo cards and there are prizes for everyone! Bingo games at 2pm & 3pm. Join us! http://bit.ly/1563Yho.
Jan-Mar 2017:
FREE After Three. The AGO's FREE After Three programming is the place to be for youth ages 14-25. [...]. For more details, like our Facebook page – http://bit.ly/2k324u7 – or follow us on Instagram – http://bit.ly/2knPvrR.
Tuesdays 4-6pm, Jan 17-Mar 28, 2017: Podcasting Workshop with Immony Men. Learn how to produce, record and upload a podcast to AGO YOUTH Radio. In partnership with OCADU's Digital Futures Program. Come and bring friends! FREE.
Wednesdays 4-7pm, Jan 18-Mar 29, 2017: Break Dancing Workshop with Unity Charity. Bust a move and break it down! Learn the 101s of break dancing in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Beginners welcome. Open practice 4-5pm; workshop 5-7pm. FREE.
Attention all high school students with valid ID: you can visit the AGO for FREE Tues-Fri after 3pm.
http://bit.ly/2jYBsW0 ... more
FREE After Three. The AGO's FREE After Three programming is the place to be for youth ages 14-25. Participate in tie-dying, sticker-making, silk-screening, skateboard-building, mix tape-making, movie screenings and break-dancing workshops. Plus, there are ping pong tables out in the Commons every Friday! Please note: No programs during March Break, Mar 13-17, 2017. For more details, like our Facebook page – http://bit.ly/2k324u7 – or follow us on Instagram – http://bit.ly/2knPvrR.
Tuesdays 4-6pm, Jan 17-Mar 28, 2017: Podcasting Workshop with Immony Men. Learn how to produce, record and upload a podcast to AGO YOUTH Radio. In partnership with OCADU's Digital Futures Program. Come and bring friends! FREE.
Wednesdays 4-7pm, Jan 18-Mar 29, 2017: Break Dancing Workshop with Unity Charity. Bust a move and break it down! Learn the 101s of break dancing in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Beginners welcome. Open practice 4-5pm; workshop 5-7pm. FREE.
Thursdays 4-6pm, Jan 12-Mar 9, 2017: Clay & Ceramics with Ness Lee. Workshops include brooch making, pinch pots, coil cups, plates, figurines and plaques! Bring friends! FREE.
Access to the Weston Family Learning Centre is totally FREE. No need to purchase entrance to the Gallery. There's also a café and FREE wifi.
Attention all high school students with valid ID: you can visit the AGO for FREE Tues-Fri after 3pm.
http://bit.ly/2jYBsW0.
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE ... more
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE –
Jan 23-Apr 28, 2017:
Will Kwan ... more
Will Kwan.
(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).