Collection Cartography

Watch: ACI founder leads discussion on how to create a great Canadian art collection


LEFT: Still from “Collecting Canadian Art in Toronto” panel. Clockwise from left: Ken Montague, Andrew Hunter, Dawn Cain, Jessica Bradley, and Sara Angel RIGHT: Installation view “A Story of Canadian Art” at the Art Gallery of Alberta. The national touring exhibition features highlights of Canadian art from the historic collection that started at the beginning of the twentieth century by Hart House at the University of Toronto

In this video, four of Toronto’s leading experts discuss how they have shaped some of the country’s foremost collections. Sara Angel, founding executive director of the Art Canada Institute, leads the conversation with Ken Montague, director of Wedge Curatorial Projects; Andrew Hunter, Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Ontario; Jessica Bradley, director, Jessica Bradley Gallery; and Dawn Cain, curator of BMO Financial Group's Corporate Art Collection, to uncover what it takes to develop a remarkable collection of art.