The Power Plant

At Harbourfront Centre

The Power Plant
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON M5J 2G8
Summer hours: Tues & Wed 10-5, Thur 10-8, Fri-Sun 10-6. Open holiday Mondays. Regular hours: Tues-Sun 10-5, Thur 10-8. Open holiday Mondays.
admission: FREE. Wheelchair accessible.
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The Power Plant is Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art.

TAG: American, Asian, Canadian, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, European, Financial District and 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

EXHIBITIONS

23 Jun -- 3 Sep 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 22 Jun, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

Ellen Gallagher's first solo exhibition in Canada, Nu-Nile, is organized around circulating nodes, which consider dominant t ... more


23 Jun -- 3 Sep 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 22 Jun, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

Grada Kilomba's first solo exhibition in North America, Secrets to Tell, features her three-channel installation The Desire Proj ... more


23 Jun -- 30 Dec 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 22 Jun, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

Abbas Akhavan's a site-specific installation, variations on a landscape, uses a round fountain to alter the gallery space, recalling the ... more


14 -- 30 Sep 2018:

RBC Canadian Painting Competition. The Power Plant hosts the 20th edition of the competition, which is developed through RBC's Emerging Artists Project.


PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Every Saturday 3pm & every Thursday 6:30pm, 23 Jun -- 1 Sep 2018:

Power Tours. Join a FREE guided tour of the exhibitions and engage in dialogue about art and ideas.


Sundays 2pm, 8, 15 & 29 Jul, 5, 19 & 26 Aug 2018:

Talks. Sunday Scene. FREE. Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibitions. [...]. 19 Aug: Nilou Salimi on Abbas Akhavan's exhibition variations on a landscape. 26 Aug: ... more


Thur 16 Aug 2018, 7pm:

Film: Illusions Vol. I & II. The Power Plant will screen two films by Grada Kilomba. Her film series Illusions retells notable Ancient Greek myths in contemporary context, all framed within the fem ... more


Sat 18 Aug 2018, 1pm:

Writing Workshop: The Gathering Place. A creative writing workshop connected with Abbas Akhavan's site-specific installation at The Power Plant, led by David Bester. Suitable for writers of all levels.


(See Community Courses for info on Power Kids programs 5, 19 & 26 Aug 2018, and Writing Workshop with David Bester 18 Aug 2018 – click here).