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Archive: July, 2017

Creating room for more conversation

July 10th, 2017

Possession Project takes over a room inside Every. Now. Then., on now at the AGO. Photo courtesy of the AGO.

When visiting Level 4 of the AGO’s Contemporary Tower to see our latest exhibition, Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood, you’ll find a room titled Possession Project. The curators, Andrew Hunter and Anique Jordan, have given it over entirely to guest curator Marjan Verstappen of the YTB (Younger Than Beyoncé) Gallery. Read the rest of this entry »

Artfully ever after

July 10th, 2017

Photo courtesy of 5ive15ifteen.

Amita and Janarthan got engaged last July and, wishing to adhere to the traditional Indian method of wedding date selection (Muhurat), set out to determine their most auspicious wedding date. They soon discovered the luckiest date was in November – only four months away!

Having visited the Gallery many times to view the Collection, they hadn’t considered it as a wedding venue before their planner, Caspar Haydar, suggested it. Luck was with them when the Saturday date they wanted was open, and the couple snapped it up. The couple put their faith in Caspar and AGO wedding specialist Jennifer Prince to pull everything together in an exceptionally short amount of time. Read the rest of this entry »

Grange Park is officially open!

July 10th, 2017

Photo courtesy of the AGO.

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: Grange Park is officially open! The community-led revitalization project is now complete and the beloved inner city green space is back, and looking better than ever.

The park was celebrated last weekend with a community event that saw approximately 200 participants simultaneously cut an enormous, 600-ft. ribbon. Attendees enjoyed family-friendly entertainment, including art-making activities, music and even a magician! Read the rest of this entry »