Tag Archives: AGO

January 30

Fête Chinoise 2019 @ Art Gallery of Ontario (Sat, Jan. 26)

by A.J. Lam On January 26, 2019, the 4th Annual Fête Chinoise Signature Event graced Toronto’s foremost art institution,  the Art Gallery of Ontario, with Toronto’s most spectacular and elegant Chinese New Year party to celebrate the upcoming Lunar Year of the Pig. Fête Chinoise is a magnificent marriage of east and west, art and […]

October 03

Guillermo del Toro Book Signing (Sat. Sep. 30, 2017)&Exclusive Tour-(Thurs.,Nov.3rd,2017)@ AGO

By Kimberly Samnang and BK on the SCENE Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters opened September 30 at The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Fans lined up starting at 6am to meet this superstar for an autograph signing. He’s a Mexican-American film director, screenwriter, producer and novelist. In his filmmaking career, del Toro has […]

May 08

Machine Age Massive Party @ AGO (Thu. Apr 27, 2017)

Photos by A.J. Lam Thursday, April 27th 2017, 1900 art patrons gathered at the Art Gallery of Ontario for the Machine Age Massive Party, a charity gala to explore the relationship between human and machine. The feature artists create three distinct spaces within the party – Industrial, Digital and Space, transporting party-goers through a spectacular […]

October 30

ART T.O.@M.T.C.C.(Thurs.,Oct.27th,2016

The official opening of Art Toronto was a unique and important benefit gala for the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) which has raised $5 million dollars over the past 15 years. Funds raised at the event help support the AGO’s exhibition and education programs, with a portion of the proceeds going to purchase works of […]

April 24

Massive Party@A.G.O.(Thurs.,April 21st,2016)

Photography by A.J.Lam On Thursday, April 21st, 2016, co-chairs David Delaney & Anais Granofsky welcomed over 2,000 party-goers to the AGO for the 12th year of the Massive Party. This year Artistic Directors the Broadbent Sisters presented the Midnight Massive Party. Guests arrived masked at 9 pm and entered the decorated 1st and 3rd floors. […]

Exclusive Media Tour of J.M.W Turner: Painting Set Free@AGO(Wed.,Nov.4th,2015)‏

By A.J.Lam On Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 we were privilege to attend an exclusive media tour through the experimental, ground-breaking late works of Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), with The one-hour tour led by the AGO’s Curator of European Art Lloyd DeWitt and Interpretive Planner David Wistow. J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free, opens on October […]

The Fifth Annual Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize For NonFiction@AGO(Tues.,Oct.6th,2015) Chan

By Nicholas Chan It was the Fifth Annual Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize For NonFiction at the Art Gallery Of Ontario. The shortlist of Canadian literary nonfiction writer included:Eliott Behar for Tell It To The World,Douglas Coupland for Kitten Clone:Inside Alatel-Lucent,Dean Jobb for Empire of Deception:From Chicago to Nova Scotia, Lynette Loeppky:Cease:A Memoir of Love,Loss […]

Art Toronto, Oct., 23, 2014 @Metro Toronto Convention Centre

by A.J. Lam The 15th anniversary of Art Toronto (The Toronto International Art Fair) kicked off on October 23, 2014 for 4 day showing of modern and contemporary fine art from around the world.  This annual art fair provides a unique access for all art lovers to be able to browse the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s […]