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Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

 
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Distance from city center: 10mi
Sandro's pictureby Sandro History & Culture travel tip
added on the 27th of September, 2010
Frank Gehry, a Toronto born architect lead the renovation of the Art Gallery of Ontario from 2007. The building is like a totally new one, with interesting architectural solutions. I really like the wood-made staircase that goes to the contemporary art section.

The Gallery has got a wonderful European collection from the 14th century on and with the works of geniuses like Monet, Renoir or Pissarro. Other great collections include the African Aboriginal Art and the Australian Aboriginal Art exhibitions, both amazing.

The Henry Moore Sculpture Center contains the famous sculptor's more than 800 works. The master left his works to Toronto because of gratefulness for the city's enthusiasm about his work. The sculpture center was like walking in a town of statues.  :)  

Address:
317 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T, Canada

Price:
Adults $20
Seniors $16
Students and Children $11

Opening Hours:
Closed on Mondays
10AM to 5:30PM

On the web:
http://www.ago.net

 
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