Art Gallery of York University (AGYU)

Art Gallery of York University (AGYU)
4700 Keele Street, Accolade East Building, Toronto ON M3J 1P3
Hours -- Mon-Fri 10-4, Wed 10-8, Sun 12-5, Sat closed. Directions -- TTC: Ride Line One to York University Station: the Gallery entrance faces the south exit. Driving: Enter YorkU Keele Campus via The Pond Road; park in the Student Services garage. WheelTrans: Closest stop is YorkU Subway Station, north exit.
T: 416 736 5169
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Main Gallery exhibition

17 Apr -- 23 Jun 2019 | opening reception Wed 17 Apr, 6-9pm; exhibition tour with Arnait in Inuktitut and English 6:30pm:

Arnait Ikajurtigiit: Women helping each other. Arnait Video Productions is a dynamic collective of women filmmakers whose films speak directly to the lives of its Inuit and non-Inuit members. The sheer endurance req ... more

AGYU Vitrines

17 Apr -- 23 Jun 2019 | opening reception Wed 17 Apr, 6-9pm:

Ellen Dawn McGeough is an artist interested in relays. The passing of a baton between runners, for instance, where the feeling of palming a thing and the tangibility of sweat and chalk is transferred between subjects, and where time and space ... more

Audio Out Listening Bench

17 Apr -- 23 Jun 2019 | opening reception Wed 17 Apr, 6-9pm:

Canadian-Icelandic interdisciplinary artist angela rawlings' piece for AGYU's Audio Out Listening Bench is a meditation on languages as inescapable lenses of human engagement. rawlings' sensorial practice seeks relational empathy between bodie

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Public programs

Wed 17 Apr & Sat 4 May, 2019:

Igalaaq (Seeing Through): Makers Exchange. Imagine not sharing language or culture with your neighbour yet simply opening a window and exploring the possibilities of what can be offered or shared through food ... more

Thursdays 5-7pm, 31 Jan -- 28 Mar 2019:

In Between Wor(l)ds. Facilitated by Patrick Walters, In Between Wor(l)ds is a FREE, spoken word poetry program that is open to both community members and York University students. Taking place at the AGYU, these workshops ... more

Thur 18 Apr 2019, 12noon-2pm:

Artist talk: Arnait Video Productions members Marie-Hélène Cousineau, Madeline Ivalu, and Uyarak in conversation with writer and curator Candice Hopkins, in Inuktitut and English. At 401 Richmond Stree ... more

Wed 15 May 2019, 5:30pm:

Student Tour Series. Join PhD candidate in Communication Studies at York University Ali Hirji for a tour of Arnait Ikajurtigiit exhibition as he discusses the artists' broad creative practice, and his experience and ... more

Sun 26 May 2019, 12noon-5pm:

Contemporary Art Bus Tour. The bus departs from OCADU (110 McCaul Street, Toronto) at 12noon and travels to the AGYU for a curatorial tour of Arnait Ikajurtigiit at 1pm; and continues with stops at the Doris McCarthy Galle ... more


NEW publications
Iris Häussler
: The Sophie La Rosière Project. Includes essays by Philip Monk, Catherine Sicot, Rui Mateus Amaral, Gérard Audinet and Yan Pélissier.

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