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Family Friendly Gallery Activities

There are lots of Family-friendly activities in the galleries.

Drawing Stations

Make your mark and share stories in creative discovery zones found throughout the Gallery.

Child and parent drawing

AGO Art Carts

Explore the gallery and find the Art Cart – a mobile activity centre with fun activities for everyone! Participate in hands-on artmaking, art puzzles, art games and so much more all while surrounded by incredible works in the Gallery. Draw inspiration from what you see, feel and hear all around you.

The Art Cart will be in the main floor galleries throughout the summer starting in July. Track it down during these times:
Saturday 12 – 3 pm
Sunday 12 - 3 pm
Holiday Mondays 11 am – 3 pm

Upload your masterpieces at #AGOmakes, or see what others are making in the Galleries.

ago art cart

The Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre

We always have fun in the Hands-On Centre - art-making, constructing, storytelling, costume play, making new friends and exploring.

Child and parent making art in Hands-On Centre

The Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre Hours of Operation:

  Monday Tuesday – Friday Saturday – Sunday
The Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre CLOSED 10:30 am – 2 pm 10:30 am – 4 pm

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