Hi, my name is Lisa Mark and I'm a professionalwedding photographer here in beautiful Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
I have had the honour ofphotographing hundreds of weddings over the past ten years and in that time I have seensome beautiful wedding locations.
In this series I am going to be reviewingthe best wedding locations in Toronto.
Today we’re going to be taking a look ata wedding location that’s not only cultural but a staple of modern beauty in Toronto.
Let’s talk about the Art Gallery of Ontario, also know as The AGO.
The Art Gallery of Ontario is located rightin downtown Toronto and is home to over 90,000 works of art! Back in 2002, Toronto-nativeand famous architect Frank Gehry led an architectural expansion of the AGO which resulted in someof its most memorable architectural features.
Most notably the spiraling wood staircaseand Galleria Italia, a space the size of a city block that has soaring light wood ceilingsand stunning window light.
Wedding ceremonies are held in the 4,000 squarefoot Walker Court, under the iconic Frank Gehry-designed wooden staircase.
Larger wedding receptions are held in BaillieCourt, which is 6500 square feet and seats up to 400 guests for a seated reception.
There are other rooms that you can rent for smaller events.
Please contact the AGO tocheck out all options available to you for smaller guest lists.
The AGO is huge! And you can photograph almosteverywhere.
A very select few of the galleries are off-limits for photography, but a securityguard will come with you during photo time and help you with where you have permissionto shoot.
Since the AGO is entirely indoors, it’s the perfect venue for a winter wedding! And now for my favourite feature of The ArtGallery of Ontario: The wooden spiral staircase and the GalleriaItalia.
Both are stunning in wedding photos.
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I would love to hear from you! If you're engaged and enjoyed the photographyduring this video, please check out my work at the link below at http://lisamarkphotography.
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To check out other amazing Toronto weddingvenues, please take a look at my other videos.
Thanks for watching and I'll see you nexttime on Toronto's Best Wedding Locations!.