Art Museum at the University of Toronto
Image above: Kent Monkman, The Bears of Confederation, 2016. Acrylic on canvas. 76″ x 136″. Collection of Michelle Bilodeau and Matt Kingston. This work is part of the exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience.
Justina M. Barnicke Gallery
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3
University of Toronto Art Centre
15 King’s College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7
Established in 1922 with the Art Committee built the core of the original collection with representative artworks by members of the Group of Seven and their contemporaries.
500 objects ranges from ancient pieces to 20th Century art, including drawings by Picasso and Matisse. It has a particular focus on Medieval art and Byzantine icons.
The collection is the oldest on campus and focuses on Canadian art, and its most important pieces are by the Group of Seven and some of their forerunners.
Eclectic and wide-ranging, many works are installed throughout campus to enhance the working and teaching environment of the university.