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Art Gallery of Ontario raises more than $1 million at farewell event for Director and CEO Matthew TeitelbaumPress Release

More than $1 million was raised for the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on Wednesday evening at an gala event honouring Matthew Teitelbaum, the Gallery’s Michael and Sonja Koerner Director and CEO. Mr. Teitelbaum was recently appointed the Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA).

Summer at the AGO is an all-inclusive trip through the Americas

To celebrate this landmark exhibition, the Gallery is presenting an immersive series of events, including a free talk by celebrated Canadian author Joseph Boyden and dance lessons every Saturday in Walker Court. To book timed-entry tickets and for more information about the exhibition and summer programming at the AGO, visit

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    From the Collections

    Casket: Scenes of Courtship
    early 14th century, France (Paris)
    ivory, 7.7 x 13.2 x 10.1 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Antoine-Sebastien Plamondon
    born l Ancienne-Lorette, Lower Canada (now Quebec), 1804; died Neuville, Quebec, 1895
    The Passenger Pigeon Hunt, 1853
    oil on canvas, 184.2 x 183.0 cm
    Gift from the Albert H. Robson Memorial Subscription Fund, 1943
    Caroline Farncomb
    born Newcastle, Ontario, 1859; died London, Ontario, 1951
    Wild Duck, around 1901
    oil on canvas, 65.4 x 27.0 cm
    Gift of Barbara McCulloch Mitchell, 2004
    Bembe Artist
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Helmet Mask, possibly early 1900s
    wood with polychrome, 43.0 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    James Wilson Morrice
    born Montreal, Canada East (now Quebec), 1865; died Tunis, Tunisia, 1924
    Street Scene, Pink Sky, Paris, around 1908
    oil on wood, 12.3 x 15.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Henry Moore
    bord Castleford, England, 1898; died Much Hadham, England, 1986
    Helmet Head No. 2
    conceived 1952; cast 1955
    bronze, 33.8 x 23.7 x 24.0 cm
    In loving memory of Harry and Beatrice Davidson from Susan Davidson and family, 1991
    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    The Pool Temagami or Riches, the Flooded Shaft, 1929
    oil on canvas, 52.0 x 62.2 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Vincent van Gogh
    born Groot Zundert, The Netherlands, 1853; died Auvers-sur-Oise, France, 1890
    Woman with a Spade, Seen from Behind, 1885
    oil on canvas mounted on wood, 41.7 x 32.3 cm
    Gift of Ann and Lawrence Heisey, 1997
    Edouard-Charles-Marie Houssin
    born Douai, France, 1847; died Paris, France, 1917
    Portrait of a Young Girl (Louise), 1875-1900
    ivory, onyx, 14.0 x 7.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    William Blake Richmond
    born and died London, England, 1842-1921
    Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon, 1874
    oil on canvas, 170.2 x 157.5 cm
    Gift of Sir W.B. Richmond Estate, 1924


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