2009 Press Releases
April 24, 2009. Experience the magic and mystery of the world of Tutankhamun at the Art Gallery of Ontario – premiering November 21, 2009
April 15, 2009. The Art Gallery of Ontario announced today that Tony Gagliano has been named president of the Board of Trustees effective this June. He succeeds Charlie Baillie, who held the post since 2002.
March 27, 2009. Prepare for rebellion at Massive Party, the Art Gallery of Ontario’s first on-site benefit since its grand reopening.
March 23, 2009. Aeroplan and the Art Gallery of Ontario have selected four remarkable photographers from Canada and Mexico as their candidates for the 2009 Grange Prize.
March 16, 2009. From images of Apache kids with skateboards to traditional tribal graphics, Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World explores the challenges of being indigenous and an artist in the 21st century
February 11, 2009. Toronto’s art scene of the 1960s and 1970s is being relived through an AGO exhibition centred around Coach House Press.
February 2, 2009. Join us at the AGO the weekend of February 14 - 15 for a pre-Family Day celebration! Experience the AGO as not only a place to view art, but as a place to create, learn, and develop a lifelong passion for art.
Sin and Salvation: Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision showcases iconic works of the 19th century
January 27, 2009. The Art Gallery of Ontario will offer visitors a rare glimpse into the life and work of one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century when Sin and Salvation: Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision opens on Valentine’s Day.
January 23, 2009. This summer, reality will be suspended at the Art Gallery of Ontario as it welcomes Surreal Things, an innovative exhibition organized by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
Dec. 14, 2009. An innovative exhibition juxtaposing the etchings of two masters of the human form will open the Art Gallery of Ontario’s winter season on January 30, 2010. Rembrandt / Freud: Etchings from Life, continuing through May 23, showcases the etchings of Lucian Freud in a Canadian art museum for the first time.