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Art Museum at the University of Toronto

The Art Museum at the University of Toronto is one of the largest gallery spaces for visual art exhibitions and programming in Toronto. The Art Museum organizes and presents an intensive year-round program of exhibitions and events that foster—at a local, regional, and international level—innovative research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and knowledge of art and its histories befitting Canada’s leading university and the country’s largest city.

Locations

Justina M. Barnicke Gallery
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3
416.978.8398

University of Toronto Art Centre
15 King’s College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7
416.978.1838

Hours

Our hours have temporarily changed:

Tuesday 12:00–5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00–7:00 PM
Thursday 12:00–5:00 PM
Friday 12:00–5:00 PM
Saturday 12:00–5:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed

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Collections

Hart House Collection

An image of a female dancer.Established in 1922 with a mandate to support living artists, the Hart House Collection comprises world-renowned works by Canadian artists that are in constant demand for exhibitions and museums around the world.

Oliver Husain, French Exit, 2018. Video installation with sound and vertical blinds, 16 minutes. Purchased by the Art Committee, 2019.

Malcove Collection

An illustration of acrobatic dancers. The Malcove Collection comprises a breadth of works ranging from ancient objects to 20th century Cubist and Russian Constructivist drawings with a special focus on Medieval art and Byzantine icons.

Aleksandra Exter, Untitled design for acrobatic costumes, 1927. Gouache, graphite. Gift of Dr. Lillian Malcove.

University College Collection

A photograph of five Black men.The oldest art collection on campus, the University College Collection comprises works by Canadian artists, including members of the Group of Seven painters as well as Inuit artists Kenoujak Ashevak and Jessie Oonark.

Robert Giard, Five Members of “Other Countries”, 1987. Gelatin silver print, printed December 1987. Gift of Jonathan Silin, 2012.

University of Toronto Collection

A hand sculpture. Eclectic and wide-ranging, many works are installed throughout offices and public spaces across campus to enhance the working and teaching environment of the University of Toronto.

Louis Arviyut, Scrimshaw hand, 1975. Antler, ink. Gift by bequest of Vincent Massey Tovell, 2014.