Time flies when you’re having fun. It may be hard to believe, but Toronto’s biggest art party, AGO First Thursdays, launched over six years ago! In fact, you might have even been there. But as they say, all good things must come to an end. On February 7, after 63 parties, 800 artists and 130,000 party-goers, this chapter in AGO history
Fittingly, our final First Thursday is a nod to the future. The next generation of curators from OCAD U brings us their best with AGO First Thursdays: We Are Each Other’s Muses. Filling the AGO with music, art and more, the night’s program
Walker Court will be transformed by music and performances, and local artists will take over Baillie Court with an Art $ale featuring artworks and wares you can take away. And when you start getting hungry from all that dancing, don’t forget to check out the delicious food and drinks in the AGO’s Night Market.
Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect at AGO First Thursday: We Are Each Other’s Muses on February 7.
As an artist, DJ, cultural producer, TV and online personality, advocate for the empowerment of female artists and First Thursday alumna, the night’s headliner TiKa is a creative powerhouse with a sound to match. Check out her latest music video:
Dayna Danger is a queer, two-spirited, Métis/Saulteaux/Polish visual artist who uses her work to discuss issues of sexuality, power, identity and representation. For the final First Thursday, she’s set to host an advice column-style Q&A. Until then, get to know Dayna in this performance art piece:
First Thursday: We Are Each Other’s Muses is sure to be February’s hottest ticket, so get yours today! Tickets are $11 for AGO Members and $13 for the public, and they are available on our website.
It may be the end, but don’t worry; the AGO isn’t getting out of the party game! An exciting new after-hours event is currently in the works and will be announced soon, so stay tuned for more details.
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