Art and Architecture Program

Art and Architecture Program

Onsite education programs are currently suspended.

This is a specialized program for post-secondary art history students and those interested in learning about the art and architecture of the Legislative Building. The program touch on some of the following topics: the architectural competition of the Legislative Building, architectural details and history of the Legislative Building, the tradition of portraiture, and the Government of Ontario Art Collection.

Maximum 70
Group type


1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

90 minutes

Advanced registration required.
Visitors (16 years of age +) must show a piece of government-issued photo identification to enter.
Questions? Contact 416-325-0061 or
Note: Due to parliamentary events, program times and activities are subject to change without notice.


This 90-minute program consists of two segments:

  • An interactive discussion in the Legislative Chamber.
  • An in-depth tour of the Legislative Building focusing on the architectural details, the exhibits and artwork including the Government of Ontario Art Collection.

*Note: This program is designed to run when the House is not in session.  If you would like to observe the legislature in session, the program may be modified; however the interactive discussion in the Chamber will not be available in this case.

Additional access:

Schedule permitting, some Art and Architecture programs will include the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite and the Gathering Place Exhibit. Access to these spaces is not guaranteed.