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Art Gallery of Ontario

AGO at dusk

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) collection includes a large collection of Canadian art, Renaissance and the Baroque masterpieces, European art, African and Oceanic art, and a modern and contemporary collection.

The museum contains an impressive photography, drawing and prints collection, a sculpture centre, as well as historic objects, miniatures, frames, books and medieval illuminations, film and video art, graphic art, installations, architecture, and ship models.

The Masterpieces and Historic Objects of the Art Gallery of Ontario include:

  • “Woma

Further information about the Art Gallery of Ontario is available via the following links:

  • Masterpieces & Historic Objects of the Art Gallery of Ontario

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Essential Facts:

  • Name:             Art Gallery of Ontario
  • French:           Musée des beaux-arts de l’Ontario
  • Established:   1900
  • Type:               Art museum
  • Location:        317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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Photo Credit: 1) By John (JOH_7977) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons