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There's no better place to warm up this winter than in the AGO. Discover a new side of the season in the tranquil, snowy landscapes from our amazing collection. Be sure to stop by shopAGO for unique, holiday-themed gifts to complete this cozy retreat.  Then stay for lunch or dinner and enjoy our delicious comfort food and seasonal menus at FRANK. Find out more about what's on below.

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Give the Gift of AGO Membership

Show off your gifting skills this holiday with a gift that will last all year long.  AGO Members can enjoy our vast collection of Canadian and international art FREE, receive gallery-wide discounts, complimentary coat check and so much more!

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Give Artfully this Holiday

With a selection of books, art prints and one-of-a-kind artisan and jewellery creations you are sure to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Shop with us online or in-store during our special holiday hours. 

Members always enjoy a 10% discount.

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Discover the Mysteries of Gothic Boxwood Minatures

On now until January 22, 2017

The AGO is pleased to debut Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures, a groundbreaking exhibition of more than 60 boxwood miniatures organized in partnerhsip with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Rijksmuseum.

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Members always visit for free!

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Dig in to a Delicious Meal

Join us at FRANK for special seasonal dishes to get you into the holiday spirit.

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Members always enjoy a 10% discount, excluding alcohol.

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Fun for the Whole Family

Join us every Sunday from 1-4 pm for artmaking, amazing tours, and more. Included with General Admission.  Members always visit free!

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Explore the Cosmos

December 26, 2016 - January 8, 2017, 11 am -3 pm daily, every 30 minutes

Visit the pop-up planetarium in our Gallery School and discover amazing and unexpected landscapes in our solar system and throughout the universe.

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Plan your Holiday Party with us!

With so many fantastic spaces to choose from and delicious cuisine available on site, the AGO is the perfect location for all of your holiday party needs.  For more information about seasonal event menus, pricing and capacity, please contact or call 416.979.6634.

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Take a Mystical Journey with Monet, Van Gogh and more

On now until January 29, 2017

When mystical experiences inspire artistic creativity, paintings are magically transformed. Explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more.

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Members always visit for free!

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Relax and Unwind at The Grange - Member Exclusive!

Enjoy our special holiday menu! Available exclusively to AGO Members, the Norma Ridley Members’ Lounge offers a delicious retreat during visits to the Gallery, as

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Hands-On Artmaking for All Ages

Enjoy time as a family with a visit to the Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre, a creative drop-in play space for young learners accompanied by an adult. Our Family Facilitators help support children’s creativity and learning with costumes, books, artmaking activities and more.

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Gallery Tours

Learn even more with a Gallery tour or talk! From 10 minute On the Dot art talks to an insider's look at the Gallery's art and architecture, AGO tours and talks offer stimulating and informative experiences with art. 

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