How long does it take to visit?
Visit times vary by guest but on average one to two hours. Some guest stop in on their lunch, others take their time reading exhibition information and chatting with gallery attendants for deeper insights and some guest participate in onsite activities or grab lunch/dinner at Zinc.
What should I expect to see/what kind of art do you have?
Check out our current exhibitions here.
What’s it like for kids at the AGA?
Kids are always welcome at the AGA. Strollers are welcome and we are a breastfeeding-friendly facility. The BMO World of Creativity is an interactive, hands-on exhibition space with activities for children and their grown-ups. We also have lots of programming for children here.
Here are our visitor guidelines:
Please admire, but don’t touch the artwork
Check in large items Backpacks, umbrellas, musical instruments and other large items are not permitted in exhibition spaces. Coin operated lockers are available in the coat check room on the main level.
Silence cell phones
Keep food and drink outside the exhibition spaces
Take flash-free photos Unless stated otherwise for personal use and social sharing only. Selfie sticks, tripods and flashes are not permitted in exhibition spaces.
Sorry, balloons are not allowed in the AGA.
What’s the accessibility like at the AGA?
The AGA is wheelchair-accessible and accompanying aides receive complimentary admission.
Please request a complimentary wheelchair from Guest Services if you would like one.
Safety at the AGA
If there is a fire alarm or need to evacuate the building, please follow the directions of onsite staff, gather your immediate possessions and calmly exit the building. Gallery staff will escort you to the muster point.
If you require First Aid assistance please notify a staff member who will assist you.