The Nancy Nicol Collection includes interviews with activists, community leaders and human rights lawyers, and documentation of watershed developments and events the history of the lesbian and gay movement in Canada from 1969 to 2009.
Visual Art & Art History News
The Art Gallery of York University and current students and alumni of the Department of Visual Art and Art History made a strong showing at the 2016 Ontario Association of Art Galleries Awards.
Visual art student Jose Miranda was commissioned by Ram Iron & Metal Inc. to design and create custom railings for the entrance of the company's Toronto head office.
Artists, designers, scholars and industry reps discuss the role of urban screens, interactive media façades and large-scale public art installations to spark civic engagement and reanimate public space.
Winters College, the university community affiliated with AMPD, honours exceptional student leaders for their contributions to the student experience.
"Ahqahizu", a monumental granite sculpture created by Inuit carvers Ruben Komangapik and Koomuatuk (Kuzy) Curley, is unveiled at York.
Canadian sculptor Maskull Lasserre works with visual art students during his two-week artist residency, running in conjunction with the Intensive Sculpture Workshop,
Eminent guest speakers address the importance of slower forms of perceptual experience in visual and media culture in public talks co-hosted by the AGO and TIFF.