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Transformation AGO Leads to a New Future

Transformation AGO boldly declares that Art Matters.

With breathtaking new art, a spectacular new building and revealing new ideas, your transformed AGO will be a pre-eminent art museum and an international cultural tourism destination. A transformed AGO will:

  • Form the imaginative centre of Toronto, attracting new audiences and engaging new communities
  • Continue to build collections that enhance the Gallery’s international profile and generate new exhibitions and research partners around the world
  • Be an international tourist destination that greatly enhances Toronto’s visibility globally
  • Stand as a model of educational programming on-site and online
  • Forge a new model for art museums internationally, and set a new standard of excellence in museum practice
Max Streicher, Floating Giants

Max Streicher, Floating Giants (2001). Massive Party, 2006. Photo credit: Christina Gapic, © 2007 Art Gallery of Ontario

Forming a line for Andy Warhol / Supernova: Stars, Deaths and Disasters, 1962–1964

Forming a line for Andy Warhol / Supernova: Stars, Deaths and Disasters, 1962–1964. Photo credit: Sean Weaver,© 2007 Art Gallery of Ontario

Shadow Ball: An evening of dark carnival revelry, 2006

Shadow Ball: An evening of dark carnival revelry, 2006. Photo credit: Craig Boyko, © 2007 Art Gallery of Ontario

Self portrait day at the gallery school

Self portrait day at the gallery school. Photo credit: Craig Boyko, © 2007 Art Gallery of Ontario

Final signatures during the topping-off ceremony

Final signatures during the topping-off ceremony. Photo credit: Sean Weaver, © 2007 Art Gallery of Ontario

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