Events

Friday, April 21

Anthony Caro: Sculpture Laid Bare

Sir Anthony Caro (British, 1924–2013) revolutionized the medium of sculpture in the 1960s when he moved away from making elaborately modelled, figurative...

Art and Innovation:  Traditional Footwear

At the top of the world, the Arctic spans over fourteen million square kilometers and includes eight countries. While its landscape seems harsh and...

Backyard Living Expo

A one-of-a-kind show is coming to The International Centre in Mississauga this spring, just in time for backyard, patio and barbecue season. Backyard Living...

Banana Boys

Factory is proud to present the triumphant return of BANANA BOYS, adapted from Terry Woo’s game-changing novel by Leon Aureus, and one of the hit shows from...

Becoming Canadian in Toronto: Snapshots Through Time

This exhibition looks at Toronto’s changing demographics and key events in the city's history in relation to the development of Canadian identity. It...

Biomechanics:  The Machine Inside

Take a fascinating look at the marvels of natural engineering in a highly interactive, specimen-rich experience that brings the science of biomechanics to life.

Bleeding Blue

Steam Whistle Gallery APRIL ART SHOW, exhibiting April 3-30, 2017 The Bleeding Blue series captures the likenesses of our iconic Toronto Blue Jays players...

Canadian Music Week

With 800 artists, 60 venues and an electric mix of films, Canadian Music Week is an annual international music convention featuring Canada's largest...

Casa Loma Escape Series

Escape from the Tower, the first installation of the Casa Loma Escape Series, blending fact with fiction and theatre with gaming. Escape the Tower is a...

Century Song

Century Song is a live performance hybrid. Inspired in part by Virginia Woolf’s Orlando and Alice Walker’s In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens, soprano Neema...

Cold Climate Wine Tour of Niagara

Avoid big bus tours and get cozy with our intimate Niagara wine experience. Your sommelier guide will pick you up from downtown and take you to learn about...

Everything is Great Again

Trump is in the White House and O'Leary is on the rise. Are we reaching the era of peak a$$hole? We're still trying to figure this all out, but we know...

Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries

Lawren Harris sought greater and greater heights as his career progressed; from mountains to states of mind, he aimed to go higher. This iconic Canadian...

Huicholes– A People Walking Towards The Light

Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light showcases the art and lives of the Huicholes, an Indigenous group from western Mexico whose history dates back...

Idea Lab: Research at the AGO Investigating the Works of Benjamin Cheverton

Benjamin Cheverton (British, 1794–1876) was a man of many talents: he excelled in invention, science and craftsmanship. In the 1820s, he perfected a...

Isaac Julien: Other Destinies

A rare opportunity to see two remarkable and relevant film installations by acclaimed British contemporary artist Isaac Julien. His work addresses issues of...

Janet Macpherson:  A Canadian Bestiary

Canadian ceramist Janet Macpherson is widely acclaimed for her technically complex use of slip-cast porcelain in the creation of intricate animal forms. Some...

Katherine Knight: Portraits and Collections

Portraits and Collections is the culmination of an ongoing project by Toronto artist Katherine Knight. Her multi-dimensional documentation of Jane Webster’s...

Kind Words Can Never Die: A Personal Collection of Victorian Needlework

Kind Words Can Never Die is the first public exhibition of Jane Webster’s comprehensive collection of Victorian stitched mottos. These textiles represent a...

Luxury Prince Edward County Wine Tour

Everyone goes to Niagara, why not try The County? This region has been garnering fame and recognition locally and worldwide over the past decade for their...

Me and My Girl - Shaw Festival

Book and Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber Book revised by Stephen Fry, with contributions by Mike Ockrent Music by Noel Gay Directed by Ashlie...

Mies Julie

Mies Julie is South African theatre-maker Yael Farber’s unforgettable representation of the echoes of injustice in a post-traumatic society. Twenty-three...

Mrs. Henderson Presents

It’s London, 1937, and a recently widowed eccentric is looking for a way of spending her time and money. Hiring a feisty impresario to look after her newly...

My Arm

Endlessly curious about the possibilities of stage and audience, Tim Crouch is not just a superlative actor. He is perhaps one of the most influential...

Ontario Science Centre presents Canada 150: Discovery Way

Canada 150: Discovery Way, the Ontario Science Centre’s year-long installation about the stories behind transformational Canadian inventions and innovations,...

Orphans

Coal Mine Theatre closes a powerful #Season3 with ORPHANS, an unsettling drama by British playwright Dennis Kelly (co-writer Matilda the Musical). ORPHANS...

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story

Share in the journey of the ROM scientists, who worked with the local communities of Trout River and Rocky Harbour Newfoundland, to recover two rare blue...

Parviz Tanavoli

Experience the work of Parviz Tanavoli, acclaimed Iranian-Canadian artist at the Aga Khan Museum. Three of Tanavoli’s sculptures — Poet in Love, 2009,...

Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians

The most significant pieces of contemporary Persian art from the Afkhami Foundation — one of the most important collections of contemporary Iranian art in...

Rosé the night away at Pusateri’s!

Pusateri’s is giving Canadians the exclusive first taste of highly sought after Whispering Angel Rosé (only 5,000 bottles released in Canada each spring) at...

Snapshots Through Time & Maple Leaf Forever

The Market Gallery in St. Lawrence Market presents Becoming Canadian In Toronto: Snapshots Through Time and Maple Leaf Forever: Toronto’s Take on a National...

Spoon River

In Soulpepper’s award-winning adaptation of Spoon River, Edgar Lee Masters’ poems of the dead are brought to vibrant life. The residents of a sleepy mid-west...

Spring Fridays at the ROM

From March 24 to April 28, enjoy discounted admission from 5:30 - 10 pm, and roam the galleries, or check out our newest special exhibition! Plus, head up to...

TIFF Kids International Film Festival

TIFF Kids offers a diverse slate of films from around the world - films that take children and parents out of the everyday and use the power of film to...

Ten Years as Creators and Accelerators

Why Not Theatre presents RISER Project 2017, a collaborative producing model for local emerging and indie artists, April 17-May 13 at The Theatre Centre....

The Artful City: Mapping Toronto’s Public Art Landscape 1967–2015

This map, created by The Artful City in collaboration with the Martin Prosperity Institute and presented in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario, is...

The Bodyguard

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge...

The Final Clue?

Welcome to Bawdy Manor! A surprise birthday party has been planned for the wealthy matriarch Lady Lucille Bawdy, but the biggest surprise comes when she is...

Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989

Exploring the experimental energy of an era, Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989 brings together more than 100 works by 65 artists and collectives to...

Weekend Family Fun

There’s lots to do every weekend at the coolest shoebox in town! Kids can try-on funky footwear, play iSpy in the galleries and receive a fun activity bag...

Friday, April 21