The Gardiner Museum hosted the G Party Gala celebrating the 12 Trees exhibition on December 1, 2016. The exhibition was inspired by the theme “Good for the Earth” curated by internationally-renowned artist and environmentalist, David Buckland. The installations are made from natural, recycled, or sustainable materials which help focus attention to environmental concerns.
The second annual Fête Chinoise is happening on November 19th, at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto. The theme this year is the Modern Celebration. It will feature top Canadian talent in event design, fashion and beauty, photography and videography, music and entertainment, cake and stationery, and the art of lifestyle.
We attended last year’s fantastic event and this year we’re proud to be a sponsor. Hope to see you there!
The AGO’s new exhibition, “Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more”, features close to 90 paintings and 20 works on paper by 36 different artists. There is a sizeable number of popular artists included with the aforementioned Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh, including Paul Gauguin, Edvard Munch, Emily Carr, Lawren Harris, Georgia O’Keeffe, Egon Schiele, and Marc Chagall. Most of the artwork on display originates from 1880 to 1930.
Cirque du Soleil is back for their latest performance, LUZIA, now until October 16th. The performance is inspired by Mexico’s mythology, vibrant culture, and rich colours, transporting you to a place suspended between dreams and reality. LUZIA is a magical spectacle, surprising you with its acrobatic performances, integrating rain and water, breathtaking landscape and the spirit of its people.
“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.