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Art Gallery of Ontario announces new hours of operation, launches AGO Friday Nights Press Release

Beginning this fall, the Art Gallery of Ontario is extending its hours on Wednesday and Friday nights, offering visitors even more opportunities to enjoy the AGO Collection, its special exhibitions and a variety of exciting offerings including AGO Friday Nights and a regular Cinq-à-Sept at FRANK restaurant.

AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize Exhibition opens September 9, 2015 Press Release

The Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, Canada’s most significant prize for photography, announces the opening of its 2015 exhibition on Sept. 9, 2015 at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Featuring over 35 works by this year’s shortlisted artists — Dave Jordano, Annette Kelm, Owen Kydd and Hito Steyerl — the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize 2015 Exhibition is curated by lead juror Adelina Vlas, the AGO’s associate curator of contemporary art.

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    From the Collections

    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    Outlet of the Pond, 1928
    oil on canvas, 48.8 x 51.1 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Anthony van Dyck
    born Antwerp, Belgium, 1599; died London, England, 1641
    Daedalus and Icarus, around 1620
    oil on canvas, 115.3 x 86.4 cm
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Wood, 1940
    Armoured Steam Cruiser, H.M.S. Hogue, Builder's Model
    early 20th century
    wood, metal, silver and copper plated, copper alloy, wire, string, plastic
    132.5 x 56.0 x 306.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Robert Harris
    born Tyn-y-Goes, Wales, 1849; died Montreal, Quebec, 1919
    A North African Interior, around 1877
    oil on canvas, 62.7 x 76.7 cm
    Purchase, 1984
    Attributed to David Le Marchand
    born Dieppe, France, 1674; died London, England, 1726
    Queen of Heaven, early 18th century
    ivory, 23.3 x 5.5 x 4.7 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    John Hammond
    born Montreal, Quebec, 1843; died Sackville, New Brunswick, 1939
    Bay of Fundy, 1898
    oil on canvas, 69.5 x 140.5 cm
    Purchase, 1983
    Maurice Cullen
    born St. Johns, Newfoundland, 1866; died Chambly, Quebec, 1934
    Ice Cutting, Quebec City 1906
    oil on canvas 76.5 x 101.6 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Face Mask
    Punu Peoples, Gabon, late 19th - early 20th century
    wood with polychrome, 31.0 x 17.5 x 18.5 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    Cornelius Krieghoff
    born Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1815; died Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1872
    Portage by Grand Moro, St. Maurice, around 1858
    oil on canvas, 23.5 x 28.8 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Luca Giordano
    born and died Naples, Italy, 1634 - 1705
    The Toilet of Bathsheba, around 1663 - 1664
    oil on canvas, 196.0 x 247.0 cm
    Gift from the family of Max Tanenbaum in his memory, 1991


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