Free Friday night at the Museum!

Let’s tango! Enjoy a performance and learn to tango with Argentinian dancers Tango de Oro.

February 7, 2020

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A man and woman dressed in formal attire pose with an accordion.

Photo: Courtesy of Fabian and Roxana Belmonte

Event details

Kick off your weekend the “rights” way!

This free Friday night at the Museum (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) is a great chance to get together and explore the exhibits, share a meal at ERA Bistro, browse through the Boutique, and enjoy music and drinks. (Bistro reservations are highly recommended.) Get your free tickets, avoid the line!

Cost:

Free after 5 p.m.

Location:

All spaces

This Friday, we invite you to experience the tango – a universal human language of movement and love that UNESCO has declared part of the world’s “intangible cultural heritage.” 

Celebrated artists Tango de Oro (Roxana and Fabian Belmonte, originally from Argentina, now based in Toronto) will dance and play the bandoneon, an accordion‐type instrument used for tango music in Latin America.

Then it’s your turn! Discover the human connection of this art form during a drop‐in introduction to tango for absolute beginners. 

Drinks (cash bar) and snacks will be served with music in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall. Explore the Museum’s incredible architecture and exhibits at your leisure, ascending on illuminated alabaster ramps.

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Schedule

  • 6:30 p.m. – Tango de Oro performance
  • 6:50 p.m. – Introduction to Tango for Absolute Beginners
  • 8:15 p.m. – Program concludes

Please note that this program is subject to change or cancellation.