Art Gallery of Ontario – AGO Toronto

Art Gallery of Ontario, Architect, AGO Toronto, Canadian Architecture, American Property

Art Gallery of Ontario : Toronto Building

AGO: Contemporary Arts Development, Canada – design by Frank Gehry

Art Gallery of Ontario

Frank Gehry project due to open Friday 14 Nov 2008

AGO – Art Gallery of Ontario proposal

Gehry International, Architects
adj to OCAD Extension

Address: 317 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4, Canada

Phone: +1 416-979-6648

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) (French: Musée des beaux-arts de l’Ontario) is an art museum in Toronto’s Downtown Grange Park district, on Dundas Street West between McCaul Street and Beverley Street. Its collection includes more than 80,000 works spanning the 1st century to the present day. The gallery has 45,000 square metres (480,000 sq ft) of physical space, making it one of the largest galleries in North America.

Significant collections include the largest collection of Canadian art, an expansive body of works from the Renaissance and the Baroque eras, European art, African and Oceanic art, and a modern and contemporary collection.

Since 1974, the gallery has seen four major expansions and renovations, typically considered a high number and unseen by most galleries of the world, and continues to add spaces. The most recent are the Weston Family Learning Centre which opened in October 2011 and the David Milne Research Centre that opened in April 2012. Both projects were designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects. Earlier major renovations were designed by noted architects John C. Parkin (1977), Barton Myers and KPMB Architects (1993), and most recently, Frank Gehry (2008).

More details online soon

AGO designer : Frank Gehry

OCAD Extension – Ontario College of Art & Design, McCaul Street

Will Alsop, Architect
Sharp Centre for Design: nicknamed ‘Tabletop’
adj to Art Gallery of Ontario – AGO

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada




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