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T.O. Downtown
At Harbourfront Centre
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON M5J 2G8
hours: Tues-Sun 10-5, Thur 10-8. Open holiday Mondays; view website for hours. Wheelchair accessible.
admission: FREE.
T: 416 973 4949
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The Power Plant
The Power Plant is Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art ... more
The Power Plant is Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art.
EXHIBITIONS ... more
EXHIBITIONS –
28 Jan -- 14 May 2017 | opening party Fri 27 Jan, 8pm:
The Power Plant's Winter 2017 season launches a year of unique programming that reflects both Canada's 150th and The Power Plant's 30th anniversary year. Consider who and what existed on the land before Canada's confederation in 1867 through the lens of artists Jonathas de Andrade, Latifa Echakhch, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga as each considers how their nation's history of migration, slavery and colonization has impacted its present multicultural population ... more
The Power Plant's Winter 2017 season launches a year of unique programming that reflects both Canada's 150th and The Power Plant's 30th anniversary year. Consider who and what existed on the land before Canada's confederation in 1867 through the lens of artists Jonathas de Andrade, Latifa Echakhch, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga as each considers how their nation's history of migration, slavery and colonization has impacted its present multicultural population.
15 Oct 2016 -- 14 May 2017 | opening party Fri 14 Oct, 8pm:
For the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, Latifa Echakhch confronts visitors with a sky that is literally falling, a state of a ruin that underscores the uncertainty of the present ... more
For the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, Latifa Echakhch confronts visitors with a sky that is literally falling, a state of a ruin that underscores the uncertainty of the present.
PROGRAMS & EVENTS ... more
PROGRAMS & EVENTS –
Sundays 2pm, 2, 23 & 30 Apr, 7 May:
SUNDAY SCENE. FREE.
Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibitions. Guest presenters draw provocative connections between our programs and broader cultural and intellectual debates.
2 Apr: Ryerson University professor Mark Campbell on Kapwani Kiwanga: A wall is just a wall.
23 Apr: RBC Curatorial Fellow Nabila Abdel Nabi on Latifa Echakhch: Cross Fade ... more
SUNDAY SCENE. FREE.
Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibitions. Guest presenters draw provocative connections between our programs and broader cultural and intellectual debates.
5 Feb: Curator cheyanne turions on Kapwani Kiwanga: A wall is just a wall.
19 Feb: Professor Carolyn Podruchny on Maria Hupfield: The One Who Keeps on Giving.
5 Mar: Artist Charmae Freeman on Maria Hupfield: The One Who Keeps on Giving.
12 Mar: Curator Georgiana Uhlyarik on Maria Hupfield: The One Who Keeps on Giving and Jonathas de Andrade: On Fishes, Horses and Man.
2 Apr: Ryerson University professor Mark Campbell on Kapwani Kiwanga: A wall is just a wall.
23 Apr: RBC Curatorial Fellow Nabila Abdel Nabi on Latifa Echakhch: Cross Fade.
30 Apr: OCADU professor Ryan Rice on Maria Hupfield: The One Who Keeps on Giving.
7 May: Musician Aline Morales on Jonathas de Andrade: On Fishes, Horses and Man.
Sundays 3pm, 26 Mar, 2 & 30 Apr, 7 May 2017:
POWER KIDS. Tour the gallery and engage in an art activity inspired by the exhibitions in these FREE art workshops for children ages 7-12. Contact powerkids@thepowerplant.org or 416 973 4949 to register ... more
POWER KIDS. Tour the gallery and engage in an art activity inspired by the exhibitions in these FREE art workshops for children ages 7-12. Contact powerkids@thepowerplant.org or 416 973 4949 to register.
Thursdays 10:30am, 6 Apr & 4 May 2017:
STROLLER TOURS. FREE. Parents, guardians and caregivers, bring your baby along for a relaxed, infant-friendly tour at The Power Plant ... more
STROLLER TOURS. FREE. Parents, guardians and caregivers, bring your baby along for a relaxed, infant-friendly tour at The Power Plant.
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 9pm:
PERFORMANCE. Winter / spring 2017 exhibiting artist Kapwani Kiwanga performs Afrogalactica: A brief history of the future, co-presented by Images Festival ... more
PERFORMANCE. Winter / spring 2017 exhibiting artist Kapwani Kiwanga performs Afrogalactica: A brief history of the future, co-presented by Images Festival.
Thur 4 May 2017, 7pm:
FILM. Watch a short film about Maria Hupfield, followed by Loretta Todd's film Hands of History (1994), an homage to previous generations of First Nations women artists ... more
FILM. Watch a short film about Maria Hupfield, followed by Loretta Todd's film Hands of History (1994), an homage to previous generations of First Nations women artists.
5 -- 13 May 2017 | opening party Mon 8 May, 6-8pm:
Power Youth Spring Exhibition. Celebrate artworks made by youth during the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 sessions of The Power Plant's youth outreach program ... more
Power Youth Spring Exhibition. Celebrate artworks made by youth during the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 sessions of The Power Plant's youth outreach program.
Fri 12 May 2017, 7pm:
INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES. "Leveraging Indigenous Artistic Pulse Points" – Jolene Rickard, Associate Professor in the History of Art at Cornell University, will discuss Indigenous relationships and expressions in the international art scene ... more
INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES. "Leveraging Indigenous Artistic Pulse Points" – Jolene Rickard, Associate Professor in the History of Art at Cornell University, will discuss Indigenous relationships and expressions in the international art scene.
Thur 1 Jun 2017, 8pm:
POWER BALL XIX: STEREO VISION. The Power Plant collaborates with fashion house Max Mara once again to present Toronto's most notorious art party: Power Ball XIX: Stereo Vision ... more
POWER BALL XIX: STEREO VISION. The Power Plant collaborates with fashion house Max Mara once again to present Toronto's most notorious art party: Power Ball XIX: Stereo Vision.
Saturdays 3pm:
POWER TOURS. Learn more about contemporary art on a guided tour. The gallery offers individuals the opportunity to engage in dialogue about art and ideas. Join us for a 30-minute guided tour of the current exhibitions led by one of the gallery attendants. FREE ... more
POWER TOURS. Learn more about contemporary art on a guided tour. The gallery offers individuals the opportunity to engage in dialogue about art and ideas. Join us for a 30-minute guided tour of the current exhibitions led by one of the gallery attendants. FREE.
(See Community Courses for info on POWER KIDS programs – click here) ... more
(See Community Courses for info on POWER KIDS programs – click here).