Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries & Historical Sites

Art Gallery of Ontario

AGO at dusk

Art Gallery of Ontario

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:

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

Art Gallery of Ontario

  • 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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“Patience is a tree whose root is bitter, but its fruit is very sweet.”
– Canadian Proverb

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Photo Credit: 1) By John (JOH_7977) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons