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Art in the Six

We’ve put together a list of some of the best places to find art in and around Toronto. 

 Aga Khan Museum

The Aga Khan Museum provides visitors with a window into the artistic, intellectual, and scientific contributions of Muslim civilizations to world heritage.

#MuseumWithoutWalls

Enjoy the splendour of the Aga Khan Museum — without having to leave your front door. An interactive schedule is available with what's on every week.

Location: 77 Wynford Dr, North York, ON M3C 1K1
Website: www.agakhanmuseum.org

 Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

With a collection of more than 90,000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America.

AGO From Home

Bringing you into the building virtually, AGO from Home gives everyone a chance to engage with art, and our AGO team, through interesting and diverse stories, videos and closer looks at artwork as well as some DIY and How-To videos.

Location: 317 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4
Website: ago.ca

Art Museum at the University of Toronto

The Art Museum is comprised of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (Hart House) and the University of Toronto Art Centre (University College). It is one of the largest gallery spaces for visual art exhibitions and programming in Toronto.

Virtual Art Museum at the University of Toronto

In light of the necessary and temporary closure of our physical spaces, we introduce the Virtual Art Museum, a reshaping of our online offerings by highlighting works from the collection, behind-the-scenes stories, exhibitions that were closed early, or projects that came and went too fast. From video recordings of lectures, artist talks, and panel discussions, to our growing permanent collections comprised of over 7,000 objects—there’s lots to explore!

Location: 7 Hart House Circle and 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto
Website: artmuseum.utoronto.ca

Bata Shoe Museum

Discover the treasures of North America’s inspiring, charming and surprising shoe museum. The BSM regularly displays over a thousand shoes and related artifacts, chosen from a collection of over 13,000 objects.

Location: 327 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7
Website: www.batashoemuseum.ca

Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum brings together people of all ages and backgrounds through the shared values of creativity, wonder, and community that clay and ceramic traditions inspire.

Location: 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
Website: www.gardinermuseum.on.ca

McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Located on 100 acres of forested land along the Humber River, the McMichael is a major public gallery uniquely devoted to collecting the art of Canada.

#McMichaelFromHome

You can explore the McMichael’s online collection, visit artist studios or the museum virtually, participate in Artventures and online classes or listen to insights from the McMichael's curatorial team.

Location: 10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
Website: www.mcmichael.com

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

MOCA is motivated by our belief that museums can be culturally and socially useful. We promote exceptional artistic thinking and provide a community space for discourse and creativity. Working across all contemporary art forms, we empower the local Toronto art scene, while informing the international.

MOCA at Home

Virtual exhibits and exclusive content with artists and curators.

Location: 158 Sterling Rd #100, Toronto, ON M6R 2B7
Website: museumofcontemporaryart.ca

Ontario Science Centre

The Ontario Science Centre is one of Ontario’s most significant cultural attractions—more than a destination, the Science Centre is a space where visitors of all ages can learn-through-play and discover ways to think like a scientist every day.

Science at Home

Check out the fun, educational and Science Centre-certified resources posted on our website.

Location: 770 Don Mills Rd, North York, ON M3C 1T3
Website: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG)

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is a vibrant and engaging art gallery dedicated to sharing and protecting the stories of our communities through art, shared authority, education, and engagement. The Gallery is a meeting place for exploration and experimentation, a place where art, artists, and the community come together in conversation.

Virtual RMG

There are many ways to stay connected with the RMG during this time through new virtual exhibitions, art activities, community engagement projects, artist talks, highlights from our collection, and more from home!

Location: 72 Queen St, Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z3
Website: www.rmg.on.ca

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

Founded in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces.

ROM at Home

Many content and activities to connect with the ROM, create or engage.

Location: 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
Website: www.rom.on.ca

Textile Museum of Canada

The only museum in Canada delivering programs and exhibitions dedicated solely to textile arts. The Museum ignites creativity, inspires wonder, and sparks conversation through the stories held within our global collection of textiles, and active engagement with contemporary art practices.

Online resources

The Textile Museum of Canada invites the public to explore the Museum’s online resources. We’re proud to offer virtual access to our entire collection; 15,000 objects from 200 regions worldwide spanning 2,000 years are always at your fingertips.

Location: 55 Centre Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
Website: www.textilemuseum.ca

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