Join us for a tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario’s library and archives!

***May 29 update: This event is FULL. Registration is closed, but email olaspeciallib@gmail.com to join the waitlist.***

Join the OLA Special Libraries Committee for a tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives on Wednesday, June 7.

One of Canada’s largest museum library/archives, the Edward P. Taylor has a unique place in the AGO as both a collecting department and an internal and public information resource. Collection highlights include rare illustrated books, artists’ books and multiples, and Canadian artists’ archives. The Library & Archives’ front entrance was recently redesigned by Hariri Pontarini Architects to convey a wide welcome to gallery visitors.

Amy Marshall Furness (Rosamond Ivey Special Collections Archivist and Head, Library & Archives) and Larry Pfaff (Head of Reader Services) will lead us on this exciting tour of the library’s architecture and special collections.

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 7 – 6:00 PM
Location: The Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W., Toronto
Cost: $5 + tax. Space is limited to 20 people.

Register here:
https://www.accessola.org/web/OLA/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=SLO170607
(Please note: registration requires creation of a free account)

Note: The AGO is open until 9pm on Wednesdays, so you may want to plan a visit to the galleries after the tour.

Featured Image Credit: By John – JOH_7977, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8998725