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

SUMMER EXHIBITIONS

22 Jun -- 2 Sep 2019 | public summer opening party Fri 21 Jun, 8pm:

Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige's On Scams presents a series of works never before exhibited in Canada. This exhibiti ... more


22 Jun -- 2 Sep 2019 | public summer opening party Fri 21 Jun, 8pm:

If you end up with the story you started with, then you're not listening along the way is Mario Pfeifer's first solo exhibition in ... more


22 Jun -- 2 Sep 2019 | public summer opening party Fri 21 Jun, 8pm:

Ordinary Men is Thomas J. Price's first solo exhibition in Canada featuring a series of sculptures in varying sizes. Inside ... more


FALL EXHIBITIONS

21 Sep 2019 -- 5 Jan 2020 | Fall 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 starting point to reflect on processes of upheaval in human experience. For Waheed, the spiral visua ... more


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

Belgian artist Vincent Meessen's Blues Klair is developed around the newly commissioned immersive film installation Ultramarine that focuses on a mesmerizing spoken word performance of the self-exiled African-American poet G

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

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 span two seasons at The Power Plant an

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

For his first solo presentation in Canada, American artist Rashid Johnson will undertake a major new site-specific work. This will be the fifth iteration of the Clerestory Commission Program, which invites artists to respond to The Power Plant

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Every Saturday 3pm | every Thursday 6:30pm:

Power Tours. FREE. Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibitions and engage in dialogue about art and ideas 29 Jun – 31 Aug 2019 (Saturdays at 3pm; Thursdays 6:30pm). Current exhibitions: Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige ... more


Sundays 2pm, 18 & 25 Aug 2019:

Talks. Sunday Scene. FREE. Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibitions [...]. 18 Aug 2019: Kate Cooper on Thomas J. Price's exhibition Ordinary Men. 25 Aug ... more


19 & 20 Sep 2019, 9:30am-9pm:

Arctic / Amazon Symposium 2019. FREE. Artic / Amazon Symposium will gather established and emerging scholars, curators, and Indigenous artists primarily from North American regions of the Arctic and Amazonian zones to meet ... more


Fri 20 Sep 2019, 8pm:

Opening party. FREE. During the Fall 2019 season, The Power Plant will present exhibitions by Hajra Waheed, Vincent Meessen, Naeem Mohaiemen and Rashid Johnson. Be amongst the first to experience these works at our FREE public opening party!


Thur 3 Oct 2019, 7pm:

Student Night. FREE for students with valid student ID / $10 for non-students. Join us for The Power Plant's 7th annual Student Night. The Power Plant’s Student Night is ideal for post-secondary students ... more


Sat 5 Oct 2019, 7pm-7am:

Nuit Blanche: Up All Night. FREE. Join us after hours to experience four must-see exhibitions by Hajra Waheed, Vincent Meessen, Naeem Mohaiemen and Rashid Johnson.


The Power Plant is open late Thursdays, until 8pm. Exhibitions on view 22 Jun – 2 Sep 2019: Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige's On Scams, Mario Pfeifer: If you end up with the story you started with, the

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(See Community Courses for info on Power Kids programs).