Activities & Events

  • Sunday August 30, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C205a

    Featured artwork for this talk:Head of an Old Woman by Peter Paul Rubens

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk:Le jugement de Suzanne by François Boucher

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Black Cat by Gino Severini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk:Le jugement de Suzanne by François Boucher

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • Monday August 31, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108a

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Red Maple by A.Y. Jackson

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C206

    Featured artwork for this talk:Les jeunes piaillent comme chantent les vieux by Jacob Jordaens

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108a

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Red Maple by A.Y. Jackson

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C206

    Featured artwork for this talk:Les jeunes piaillent comme chantent les vieux by Jacob Jordaens

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Tuesday September 01, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A101a

    Featured artwork for this talk:Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant) by William Berczy

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A113a

    Featured artwork for this talk:Artiste et chaman entre deux mondes by Norval (dit Oiseau-Tonnerre de cuivre) Morrisseau

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk:Portrait of a Man by Giovanni Battista Moroni

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A113a

    Featured artwork for this talk:Artiste et chaman entre deux mondes by Norval (dit Oiseau-Tonnerre de cuivre) Morrisseau

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Wednesday September 02, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C217

    Featured artwork for this talk:Nude on a Yellow Sofa by Henri Matisse

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Portrait de Meyer de Haan by Paul Gauguin

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk:Here II by Barnett Newman

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Portrait de Meyer de Haan by Paul Gauguin

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Thursday September 03, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk:Sister Saint-Alphonse by Antoine Plamondon

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A101a

    Featured artwork for this talk:La famille Woolsey by William Berczy

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk:Sister Saint-Alphonse by Antoine Plamondon

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A101a

    Featured artwork for this talk:La famille Woolsey by William Berczy

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:St. Catherine of Alexandria by Simone Martini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:La salutation de Béatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Thursday Night Drawing
    Duration : 2h
    Exhibition Space

    Canadian artist Alex Colville’s (1920–2013) iconic images capture a haunting mix of the common and the extraordinary. The precision of each picture begins with an abundance of studies and sketches. Learn about this artist’s process and try your hand at drawing in the style of Alex Colville. All skill levels are welcome.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required. Bilingual. Meet in the exhibition space.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Magdalen by Circle of Jörg Lederer

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:La salutation de Béatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Friday September 04, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk:Ignatius Sancho by Thomas Gainsborough

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk:Composition n° 12 avec du bleu by Piet Mondrian

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Expert: Ann Thomas
    In Exhibition space
    Luminous and True: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans’ curator, Ann Thomas, will give a tour of the exhibition.  The visit will last approximately one hour followed by a 10-minute question period.
    In Exhibition space
    In English 
     
    Luminous and True: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans showcases Frederick Evans’ sensitive yet rigorous approach to light and composition. In his landscapes and studies of medieval cathedrals, Evans sought a spiritual harmony between the laws of the natural and man-made worlds.
     
  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk:A Midsummer's Afternoon with a Methodist Preacher by Philip James de Loutherbourg

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk:Composition n° 12 avec du bleu by Piet Mondrian

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Expert: Ann Thomas (In French)
    In Exhibition space
    Luminous and True: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans’ curator, Ann Thomas, will give a tour of the exhibition.  The visit will last approximately one hour followed by a 10-minute question period.
    In Exhibition space
    In French 
     
    Luminous and True: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans showcases Frederick Evans’ sensitive yet rigorous approach to light and composition. In his landscapes and studies of medieval cathedrals, Evans sought a spiritual harmony between the laws of the natural and man-made worlds.
     
  • Saturday September 05, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Assumption of the Virgin by Neri di Bicci

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A110

    Featured artwork for this talk:Fenêtre by David B. Milne

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Assumption of the Virgin by Neri di Bicci

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A110

    Featured artwork for this talk:Fenêtre by David B. Milne

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.