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Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 19, 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

Sunday, August 19, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018
10:00am– 9:00pm

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018
10:00am– 9:00pm

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

Sunday, August 19, 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

Lakeview Market

Sunday, August 19, 2018
12:00pm– 7:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs.

Event run: August 17–19, 2018

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

Sunday, August 19, 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

Éthiopiques – Revolt of the Soul

Sunday, August 19, 2018
1:00pm

This documentary tells the story of French music journalist Francis Falceto, who masterminded the famous "Éthiopiques" series of CDs that first introduced Ethiopia to the Western world.

Event run: August 19, 2018

Sunday Scene: Nilou Salimi

Sunday, August 19, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Nilou Salimi is a Gallery Attendant at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. An artist and educator based in Toronto, her work is primarily in contemporary drawing. She holds a BFA from OCAD U and an MFA from Western University. Salimi will discuss Abbas Akhavan’s exhibition variations on a landscape.

Event run: August 19, 2018

Power Kids: On Wishes and Fountains

Sunday, August 19, 2018
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Throughout history, fountains have provided running water for cities and have been sites for gathering, rituals and making wishes. Participants in this FREE workshop will learn how to create their own mini wishing fountains using clay and paint.

Event run: August 19, 2018

Cénacle: Sunday Afternoon at the Opera

Sunday, August 19, 2018
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Delightful arrangements of scenes and arias from Mozart's operas, performed on historical clarinet, viola and violone by Cénacle. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: August 19, 2018

Las Cafeteras (USA)

Sunday, August 19, 2018
5:30pm

Pounding Afro-Mexican rhythms with an LA-alternative edge and political message close out this year’s Small World Music Festival. Travel to the past and listen to the future of the Americas in one show!

Event run: August 19, 2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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