Art Gallery of Ontario to Reopen on July 21st With Blockbuster Andy Warhol Exhibition

The Art Gallery of Ontario has announced that AGO will reopen on July 21, 2021 – pending final Stage 3 reopening confirmation from the Province and Toronto Public Health – with a summer blockbuster exhibition.

The must-see exhibition of the Pop Art phenomenon, Andy Warhol features iconic portraits of Elvis, Dolly Parton, Karen Kain, Wayne Gretzky and Elizabeth Taylor, alongside Warhol’s conceptual works and experimental installations.

The exhibition curated at the AGO by Kenneth Brummel, Associate Curator of Modern Art, Andy Warhol is an international collaboration between the AGO, Tate Modern and Museum Ludwig, Cologne.

Andy Warhol charts four decades of art-making in the life of one of the world’s most famous artists, told through more than 250 artworks including paintings, drawings, photographs, films and installations.

 

Other exhibitions opening on July 21st include Ben Woolfitt: Rhythms and Series; Meditation and the Medieval Mind; and Shuvinai Ashoona: Beyond the Visible.

The first week of reopening is reserved for AGO members and annual pass holders. July 21 – 25 is reserved for AGO members while annual pass holders can visit starting July 24.

The exhibition opens to single-ticket visitors on July 27.

The AGO will resume its regular weekly hours of operation from Tuesday to Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Gallery closes at 5:30 p.m., except on Wednesdays and Fridays when it’s open until 9 p.m.

Tickets are currently on sale through the AGO website.

Andy Warhol Exhibition

What: Curated at the AGO by Kenneth Brummel, Associate Curator of Modern Art, Andy Warhol is an international collaboration between the AGO, Tate Modern and Museum Ludwig, Cologne. The exhibition features iconic portraits of Elvis, Dolly Parton, Karen Kain, Wayne Gretzky and Elizabeth Taylor, alongside Warhol’s conceptual works and experimental installations.

When: July 21, 2021 – October 24, 2021

How much: Admission is free for AGO Members, holders of the $35 AGO Annual Pass and all visitors ages 25 and under. Single tickets are $25 per person.

Free Wednesday Nights return on July 21, with a limited number of free General Admission tickets released on the AGO website each Monday.

Where:

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

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