The Power Plant

At Harbourfront Centre

The Power Plant
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON M5J 2G8
hours: Tues-Sun 10-5, Thur 10-8. Open holiday Mondays 10-5. The Power Plant closes between exhibitions for installation; please check exhibition dates to confirm the gallery is open to the public.
admission: FREE. Wheelchair accessible.
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The Power Plant is Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art. Please visit our website for updates of events and programming. All are welcome. The Power Plant is a barrier-free space.

TAG: American, Asian, Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, European, Harbourfront, Latin & South American, Middle Eastern, Mixed Media / Collage, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Performance Art / Music, Photography / Lens-based, Public Galleries / Museums, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, Video / Film / Sound / Digital

FALL EXHIBITIONS

21 Sep 2019 -- 5 Jan 2020 | Fall 2019 exhibitions opening party Fri 20 Sep, 8pm:

Hajra Waheed's Hold Everything Dear is a new project that takes a single visual form – the spiral – as a poetic ... more


21 Sep 2019 -- 5 Jan 2020 | Fall 2019 exhibitions opening party Fri 20 Sep, 8pm:

Belgian artist Vincent Meessen's Blues Klair is developed around the newly commissioned immersive film installation Ultramarine

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21 Sep 2019 -- 10 May 2020 | Fall 2019 exhibitions opening party Fri 20 Sep, 8pm | Winter exhibitions opening party Fri 24 Jan, 8pm:

What we found when you left. British-Bangladeshi visual artist and writer Naeem Mohaiemen combines films, installations, and essays to i ... more


21 Sep 2019 -- 10 May 2020 | Fall 2019 exhibitions opening party Fri 20 Sep, 8pm | Winter exhibitions opening party Fri 24 Jan, 8pm:

Anxious Audience. For his first solo presentation in Canada, American artist Rashid Johnson undertakes a major new site-specific work. T ... more


WINTER EXHIBITIONS

25 Jan -- 10 May 2020 | Winter 2020 exhibitions opening party Fri 24 Jan, 8pm:

Asymmetries will encompass works from the past decade that reveal the range of artist Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa's preoccupations, from conspiracy theories to bird song and Guatemala's architectural history. It will ... more


25 Jan -- 10 May 2020 | Winter 2020 exhibitions opening party Fri 24 Jan, 8pm:

At The Power Plant, Dawit L. Petros will present a new body of work investigating the vestiges of Italian colonialism in architecture and infrastructure in the Horn of Africa and North America. The project reflects on Italian migration

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21 Sep 2019 -- 10 May 2020 | Fall 2019 exhibitions opening party Fri 20 Sep, 8pm | Winter 2020 exhibitions opening party Fri 24 Jan, 8pm:

What we found when you left. British-Bangladeshi visual artist and writer Naeem Mohaiemen combines films, installations, and essays to investigate the idea of socialist utopia during the Cold War era. Mohaiemen's exhibition will sp ... more


21 Sep 2019 -- 10 May 2020 | Fall 2019 exhibitions opening party Fri 20 Sep, 8pm | Winter 2020 exhibitions opening party Fri 24 Jan, 8pm:

Anxious Audience. For his first solo presentation in Canada, American artist Rashid Johnson undertakes a major new site-specific work. This will be the fifth iteration of the Clerestory Commission Program, which invites artists to respo ... more


PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Tues 21 Jan 2020, 6:30pm:

Performative lecture. Dawit L. Petros with Irene Campolmi. At OCAD University. FREE. In anticipation of Dawit L. Petros's exhibition at The Power Plant (25 Jan – 10 May 2020).


Tues 21 Jan 2020, 5:30-8:30pm:

Master class with Dawit L. Petros. Open to all Artist Members. Registration required.


Fri 24 Jan 2020, 8pm:

Winter 2020 exhibitions opening party. FREE. During the Winter 2020 season, The Power Plant presents exhibitions by Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Dawit L. Petros, Naeem Mohaiemen and Rashid Johnson. Be amongst the first ... more


Sat 25 Jan 2020, 1pm:

In Conversation. Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa with Lauren Barnes.


Sun 26 Jan 2020, 1-5pm:

Master class for emerging curators with Irene Campolmi. Open to all Artist Members. Registration required.


Sundays 2pm, 2 & 9 Feb 2020:

Talks. Sunday Scene. FREE. 2 Feb 2020: Sister Co-Resister. 9 Feb 2020: Laura Bisaillon.


Sat 22 Feb 2020, 2pm:

Expanding Access, audio description tour. FREE.


Wed 26 Feb 2020, 6:30pm:

Fundraiser, Face to Face. At Globe and Mail Centre, 351 King Street East, Toronto. Tickets available by emailing [email protected].


Every Saturday 3pm:

Power Tours. FREE. Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibitions and engage in dialogue about art and ideas 21 Sep 2019 – 4 Jan 2020, and 25 Jan – 10 May 2020 (Saturdays at 3pm). Exhibitions: Hajra Waheed's Hold Everything ... more


The Power Plant is open late Thursdays, until 8pm. Exhibitions on view: Hajra Waheed's Hold Everything Dear, and Vincent Meessen's Blues Klair (both 21 Sep 2019 – 5 Jan 2020); Naeem Mohaiemen

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(See Community Courses for info on Power Kids programs 24 Nov, 8 Dec 2019, and 17 & 23 Feb 2020 – click here).