Notable elements of the expanded building include a new entrance aligned with the gallery's historic Walker Court and the Grange, and a new four-storey south wing, clad in glass and blue titanium, overlooking both the Grange and Grange Park.

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Both projects were designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects.

Earlier major renovations were designed by noted architects John C.

In 1911, the museum leased lands to the south of the manor to the City of Toronto in perpetuity so as to create Grange Park.

In 1920, the museum also allowed the Ontario College of Art to construct a building on the grounds.

The museum was renamed the Art Gallery of Toronto in 1919, and subsequently the Art Gallery of Ontario in 1966.

The current location of the AGO dates to 1910, when Goldwin Smith bequeathed his historic 1817 Georgian manor, the Grange, to the gallery upon his death.Laidlaw, Joey Tanenbaum, George Weston, Frank Porter Wood, Edward Rogers Wood, Ayala Zacks, Ken Thomson, the Massey family, and the Eaton family.Under the direction of its CEO Matthew Teitelbaum, the AGO embarked on a 4 million (later increased to 6 million) redevelopment plan by architect Frank Gehry in 2004, called Transformation AGO.The AGO was and continues to be a major supporter of local arts, which have included shows for the Group of Seven, Betty Goodwin, David Milne, and Shary Boyle.As the institution and its collections grew, major benefactors included Henry Moore, Betty Goodwin, David Blackwood, Harris Henry Fudger, Walter C.The museum contains many significant sculptures, such as in the Henry Moore sculpture centre, and represents other forms of art like historic objects, miniatures, frames, books and medieval illuminations, film and video art, graphic art, installations, architecture, and ship models.