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Family Day Weekend at the AGO
Saturday, February 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pmFree – $25
It’s all about celebrating families through the theme of Togetherness. The AGO has lots of activities planned gallery-wide! Toronto-based Ness Lee, a recent AGO Artist in Residence, takes over Walker Court for large interactive moments of play as part of the four-day Family Day weekend program. Also, enjoy a family-friendly tour with spoken word artists; plant a seed; build Inventions of Goodness; visit Hito Steyerl: This is the future, see other amazing art in the galleries, or take a much-needed break in our quiet space with soft toys and soothing music. It’s all about Togetherness!
Check out the highlights below and plan your day at the museum:
Walker Court, all weekend
We Have Together –Toronto-based artist Ness Lee takes over Walker Court for large interactive moments of play.
Irina Moore East: 2 – 4 pm, daily
Bask in the sounds of a steel pan performance.
Galleria Italia, all weekend
Inventions of Goodness – transform MadeGood boxes, using coloured papers and texture tools, into 3-D objects that can improve your community!
Dr. Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School, all weekend
Seed Pockets – This activation is inspired by Freeplots in the Hito Steyerl exhibition, on now until February 22. Make seed pockets for edible flowers, then take them home to plant and watch the flowers grow. Visit Hito Steyerl This is the future.
Young Education Commons, all weekend
Let’s Dance Together!
Concourse Level: February 16, 1 – 4 pm
Create found poetry inspired by Sandra Brewster’s exhibition, Blur.
WFLC Seminar Room #1, all weekend
Quiet Space – take a much-needed break and chill out with soft toys and music.
WFLC Tours: 1:30 and 2:30 pm, daily
Enjoy tours with emerging spoken work artists, leaving from the Weston Family Learning Centre.
Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre, all weekend
Make art in the Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre, inspired by the first Black female astronaut!