Mercer UnionA Centre for Contemporary Art
1286 Bloor Street West, Toronto ON M6H 1N9
Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6. Wheelchair accessible.
admission: FREE. Introductory tours every Saturday at 2pm.
T: 416 536 1519 F: 416 536 2955
40 years of Mercer Union, a non-profit, artist-centred space. We are dedicated to supporting production of new and experimental work, and assisting artists in realizing pivotal projects. Mercer Union has been cultivating artists and challenging audiences since 1979. Member of ARCCO (Artist-Run Centres and Collectives of Ontario).
TAG: American, Artist-Run Centres, Artists' Books, Asian, Bloordale, Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, European, 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, Printmaking (woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, etc.), Relational / Conceptual Art, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, Video / Film / Sound / Digital
22 Jun -- 10 Aug 2019 | opening reception Fri 21 Jun, 7pm:
Jennifer Rose Sciarrino: from root to lip. "Making kin is perhaps the hardest and most urgent part." – Donna Haraway. fr ... more
13 Apr -- 10 Aug 2019 | opening reception Fri 12 Apr, 7pm:
SPACE. Joi T. Arcand: I was born with butter in my mouth.
the flavour of change
the land has changed
no longer do the grandmothers pick
from the wild breast of our mother
we no longe ... more
Thur 25 Jul 2019, 7pm:
SESSION. Natasha Myers. Rendering Life Otherwise. Getting out of the Anthropocene, this era marked by colonialism and capitalism's violent excess, will demand a deep reckoning with all our relations, especially our more-than-huma ... more