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At Harbourfront Centre
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON M5J 2G8
hours: Tues & Wed 10-5, Thur 10-8, Fri-Sun 10-6. Open holiday Mondays; view website for hours. Wheelchair accessible.
admission: FREE.
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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 –
24 Jun -- 4 Sep 2017 | opening Fri 23 Jun, 6pm:
Ydessa Hendeles' The Milliner's Daughter explores perceptions of difference and diversity, assembling objects and artefacts into contemporary fables about the way representation and distortion, appropriation and assimilation can filter group and individual identities. Presented over the entire gallery, The Milliner's Daughter conjures a storyline about the power dynamics in relations between insiders and outsiders with all the vivid playfulness – and serious intent – of childhood fairy tales ... more
Ydessa Hendeles' The Milliner's Daughter explores perceptions of difference and diversity, assembling objects and artefacts into contemporary fables about the way representation and distortion, appropriation and assimilation can filter group and individual identities. Presented over the entire gallery, The Milliner's Daughter conjures a storyline about the power dynamics in relations between insiders and outsiders with all the vivid playfulness – and serious intent – of childhood fairy tales.
PROGRAMS & EVENTS ... more
PROGRAMS & EVENTS –
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 and Thursdays 6:30pm:
POWER TOURS. Join a FREE guided tour of the exhibition Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter, and engage in dialogue about art and ideas ... more
POWER TOURS. Join a FREE guided tour of the exhibition Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter, and engage in dialogue about art and ideas.
Thur 13 Jul 2017, 10:30am:
STROLLER TOUR. FREE. Bring your young one(s) along for a child-friendly tour of our current show, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter ... more
STROLLER TOUR. FREE. Bring your young one(s) along for a child-friendly tour of our current show, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter.
Sundays 3pm, 25 Jun, 9 & 23 Jul 2017; and Tues 27 Jun 2017, 10am:
POWER KIDS. FREE. Tour the gallery and engage in art activities inspired by the current exhibition, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter, in these art workshops for children ages 7-12 ... more
POWER KIDS. FREE. Tour the gallery and engage in art activities inspired by the current exhibition, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter, in these art workshops for children ages 7-12.
Sundays 2pm:
SUNDAY SCENE. FREE.
Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibition, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter. Guest presenters draw provocative connections between our programs and broader cultural and intellectual debates.
25 Jun: Ekow Nimako.
16 Jul: Rick Rhodes ... more
SUNDAY SCENE. FREE.
Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibition, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter. Guest presenters draw provocative connections between our programs and broader cultural and intellectual debates.
25 Jun: Ekow Nimako.
16 Jul: Rick Rhodes.
23 Jul: Emily Cadger.
6 Aug: Rui Amaral.
13 Aug: Ivana Dizdar.
27 Aug: Sergei Petrov.
3 Sep: Abbas Rizvi.
Sat 22 Jul 2017, 2pm:
WRITING WORKSHOP. Outside In. David Best, writer, editor and long-time student of the creative process, will lead a hands-on writing workshop that invites participants of all skill and experience levels to consider different perspectives about outsiders and insiders, themselves and others. The workshop will encourage writers to share personal thoughts in a safe and non-critical environment ... more
WRITING WORKSHOP. Outside In. David Best, writer, editor and long-time student of the creative process, will lead a hands-on writing workshop that invites participants of all skill and experience levels to consider different perspectives about outsiders and insiders, themselves and others. The workshop will encourage writers to share personal thoughts in a safe and non-critical environment.
Tues 25 Jul 2017, 7pm:
PERFORMANCE. Hollow. Award-winning dancer and choreographer Arthur Stashak will perform new choreography inspired by Ydessa Hendeles' From her wooden sleep..., and dedicated to the memory of those who were lost and the triumph of those who survived the Holocaust ... more
PERFORMANCE. Hollow. Award-winning dancer and choreographer Arthur Stashak will perform new choreography inspired by Ydessa Hendeles' From her wooden sleep..., and dedicated to the memory of those who were lost and the triumph of those who survived the Holocaust.
(See also Community Courses – click here) ... more
(See also Community Courses – click here).