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Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Thursday, August 16, 2018
12:01am–12:01am

Kazakhstan-Canadian illustrator Ola Volo deep-dives into the subtleties of human nature, celebrating life’s little surprises along the way.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

Encompassing paintings, drawings and films, The Power Plant presents Ellen Gallagher’s first exhibition in Canada.

Event run: June 23 – September 3, 2018

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant presents Grada Kilomba's first solo exhibtion in North America.

Event run: June 23 – September 3, 2018

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

For the fourth iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, The Power Plant has invited Abbas Akhavan to develop a new work for this specific site.

Event run: June 23 – September 2, 2018

Our Desires Fail Us

Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

In a series confronting our disconnected relationship with the vast amount of waste generated by consumer culture, JP King and Sean Martindale share large-format photographs shot within waste management facilities across the GTA.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Forty-Four

Thursday, August 16, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Explore the 44 year connection between the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre and the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College at this group exhibition.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Exchanges: Dialogue, Hesitation & Creation – An exhibition of work from the Feminist Photography Network’s Online Residency

Thursday, August 16, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

This showcase of work by woman-identified photographers underlines how the mess of daily life can both inspire and crush the spirit of art.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Rebekah Wolkstein and Drew Jurecka: Faces of the Violin

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Rebekah Wolkstein and Drew Jurecka perform classical and traditional music on violin, mandolin and the 9-string hardanger fiddle. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: August 16, 2018

Ladies of Swing

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00pm–10:00pm

Swing and sway to live music with views of the waterfront! Toronto All-Star Big Band and Niagara Lindy Hop celebrate the legendary lady swing singers from the 1920s to the 1950s. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Event run: August 16, 2018

Grada Kilomba: ILLUSIONS Vol. I & II

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00pm– 9:00pm

For this program, The Power Plant will screen two films by one of our Summer 2018 exhibiting artists, Grada Kilomba. Her film series ILLUSIONS retells notable Ancient Greek myths in contemporary context, all framed within the feminist, post-colonial paradigm of Kilomba's practice. On this night, we will present Volume I: Narcissus and Echo and Volume II: Oedipus.

Event run: August 16, 2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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