Funders and Supporters

The Art Gallery of York University is a university-affiliated public non-profit contemporary art gallery supported by York University, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, an Ontario government agency, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council, and through our membership.

Advisory Committee

Warren Crichlow, Chair (Faculty of Education, York University)

Mari Spirito, Vice Chair (Director and Founder, Protocinema)

Mary Bunch (Cinema & Media, AMPD, York University)

Kareem Bennett (Artist, York University Student)

Sean Hillier (Indigenous Council and Department of Health, York University)

Niki Little (Artist, Curator, and Artistic Director of ImagineNative)

Graeme Stewart (Chief of Staff, York University)

Krys Verrall (Department of Humanities, York University)


Honorary Members

Carol Appel, Joan Goldfarb, Popsy Johnstone, Phil Lind, Laura Rapp, Judy Schulich


AGYU Founders

Carol & David Appel, Salah J. Bachir, Hal Jackman Foundation, Steven & Lynda Latner, Philip B. Lind, Nancy McCain & Bill Morneau, Carol & Morton Rapp, Laura Rapp & Jay Smith, Judy Schulich & David Stein, Sandra L. Simpson


Membership has benefits

Download the AGYU Membership brochure here.

Student / Senior $15 || Artist $20 || Individual $40

  • Free admission to AGYU and most Ontario public art galleries
  • Invitations to openings
  • Subscription to newsletter
  • 15% discount on publications
  • Use of resource/slide library

Supporting Member $100

All above plus:

  • 25% discount on publications
  • Tax receipt

Curator’s Chamber $500

All above plus:

  • Invitations to special events and lectures
  • Individual tours with the curator

Director’s Secret Society $1000

All above plus:

  • Intimate intellectual gatherings at the forefront of discussions on contemporary art
  • Complimentary AGYU publications




Art Gallery of York University
Keele Campus, Accolade East Building
Toronto Ontario  M3J 1P3

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Monday to Saturday: 12 noon to 5 pm

Always free


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Nearest TTC Wheel-Trans stop is York University Subway (north entrance)