The Power Plant

At Harbourfront Centre

The Power Plant
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON M5J 2G8
Please book your arrival time during new gallery hours: Thur & Sat 10-8, Fri & Sun 10-6. Open Holiday Mondays 10-5.
admission: FREE. Wheelchair accessible.
T: 416 973 4949
[email protected]


The Power Plant is Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art. It is a vital forum for the advanced artistic culture of our time that offers an exceptional facility and professional support to diverse living artists, while engaging equally diverse audiences in their work. The Power Plant pursues its activities through exhibitions, publications, and public programming that incorporate other areas of culture when they intersect with visual art.

TAG: Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, Harbourfront, 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


Sep 26, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021:

Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies. Curator: Amin Alsaden, Nancy McCain and Bill Morneau Curatorial Fellow. Manuel Mathieu's first solo exhibition in Toronto features a constellation of new and past works & ... more

Sep 26, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021:

Howie Tsui: From swelling shadows, we draw our bows. Curator: Justine Kholeal. For his first institutional solo show in Toronto, Vancouver-based artist Howie Tsui presents a series of works that examine the complexities of ... more

Sep 26, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021:

Nathan E. Carson: Cut from the same cloth. Curator: Laura Demers, TD Curator of Education and Outreach Fellow. In his first major institutional solo exhibition, Nathan Eugene Carson presents several interrela ... more


Sundays 2pm, 4 & 18 Oct, 22 & 29 Nov, 6 & 13 Dec 2020 (on Instagram):

Talks on Instagram Live ( Sunday Scene. FREE. Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current ex ... more