Meet with some of our amazing docents for a virtual Zoom tour to learn about our exhibitions and dive into some of the rich and unexpected corners of the AGH’s amazing permanent collection. Each week, a short presentation will be followed by a chance to ask questions and converse with fellow art lovers.
Register to attend to a tour here. Please note: This is not the Tour Meeting Link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the tour via Zoom.
Themes for each tour as follows:
Friday, January 29 – from works by William Blair Bruce to Rosalie Favell, Docent Hanno shares some of his favourites.
Friday, February 5 – inspired by the popularity of the pandemic puppy, Docent Larissa looks at depictions of dogs in the Gallery’s Permanent Collection.
Friday, February 12 – docents explore scenes celebrating winter from the Permanent Collection.
Friday, February 19 – Docent Hanno explores the theme of “Male Privilege versus Female Struggle” through works by Canadian artists in the Gallery’s Permanent Collection.
Friday, February 26 – treasures of the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Collection of Nineteenth-Century Art, Part One.
Friday, March 5 – on the eve of International Women’s Day, AGH Docents explore works by women artists featured in the Gallery’s Permanent Collection.
Friday, March 12 – highlights of the Gallery’s extensive sculpture collection, Part One.
Friday, March 19 – treasures of the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Collection of Nineteenth-Century Art, Part Two.
Friday, March 26 – highlights of the Gallery’s extensive sculpture collection, Part Two.
Friday, April 2 – on the day after April Fool’s we’re exploring moments of humour captured in works from the Collection.
From the International Art Collection
Le jeune Fitz-James 1869
Henri Fantin-Latour (French 1836-1904)
oil on canvas, Gift of H. S. Southam, C.M.G., LL.D., 1963