“The Idea of North” welcomes home the work of prominent Canadian artist, Lawren Harris, to the AGO and opened to the public on July 1st, 2016. Curated by actor and art enthusiast, Steve Martin, with AGO’s Andrew Hunter, and Hammer Museum’s (Los Angeles) Cynthia Burlingham, “The Idea of North” comes to us from its previous station at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, advancing recognition of this much deserving artist.
CHIHULY at the ROM sees the work of renowned American sculptor, Dale Chihuly, on display from June 25th until January 2nd 2017. Chihuly is most well known for his colourful large scale site-specific installations using glass, which often can be seen in public spaces or gardens, such as Kew Gardens, London, in 2005, on long-term show at the MGM Grand Macau Lobby, also at de Young Museum in San Francisco, in 2008, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in…
We ventured to Aga Khan Museum, a unique beautiful Toronto attraction that opened in 2014, designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Fumihiko Maki, offering visitors to see aspects of Islam. Inside, we arrived at Diwan restaurant, where Chef Mark McEwan and Chef de Cuisine John Kovac offer a menu inspired with Middle East, North African & Indian cuisine.
During lunch, we dined amidst antiques, with Diwan’s elegant 19th-century wooden panels hand-carved and painted in Damascus, it was a nice touch to the modern…
The highly-anticipated Design Exchange Intersection Gala is already happening next week! Do you have your tickets? DXI KISMET is the annual fundraiser for the not-for-profit museum. It’s one of the hottest design parties of the year, this time celebrating the dynamic duo behind internationally renowned Canadian design firm Yabu Pushelberg.
Even better news, we’re giving away a pair of tickets valued at $200 each to one lucky winner!
Good luck and we hope to see you there!
Two decades ago, a “small gem of a museum” was built to showcase the history and vision that went into shoes. On the evening of May 7th, over two hundred well-heeled guests gathered to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Bata Shoe Museum (BSM), the only museum in North America dedicated exclusively to the significance of footwear and related artifacts.