Visual Arts

Events listing

The Power Plant: Fall 2015 Exhibitions

September 26, 2015-January 3, 2016

Explores Toronto’s position in the global consciousness with three major solo exhibitions by renowned artists Dora García, Carlos Amorales and Mark Lewis.

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Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2015

September 26-December 24, 2015

27 artists present new works which respond to food in all its complexity. From the celebration of the meal to food politics, these exhibitions explore our relationship to the food we eat.

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Saturday Encounters: Sharing a diversity of experience, perception and language

September 26, 2015-January 2, 2016

Experts by experience share insights into living with experiences that may seem extraordinary.

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W. Bruce C. Bailey: The Art of Art Collecting

October 18, 2015

Hear Canadian investment banker, lawyer, farmer, art collector and arts patron W. Bruce C. Bailey provide insight into art collecting for both the novice and the experienced art collector.

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Power Talk: Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

October 23, 2015

Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, Hernández Chong Cuy will speak to her role in building the contemporary holdings of the Colección.

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Power Talk: Carlos Amorales

October 24, 2015

Amorales’ large scale installation Black Cloud, currently on view at The Power Plant, consists of 30,000 black moths cut out of paper. Artist Carlos Amorales will discuss Black Cloud, currently on view at The Power Plant, within the context of his artistic practice.

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Power Talk: Elisabeth Vollert

October 25, 2015

Bogotá-based Elisabeth Vollert is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of La Otra, arte contemporaneo amd will discuss La Otra Bienal as a vital platform for the contemporary art of Latin America. TICKETS: FREE admission to Power Talks is included with daily Art Toronto Admission. 3-Day Power Talks pass, $45. Co-presented with Art Toronto. For the 10th year running, Power Talks presents influential art-world figures speaking in the context of Art Toronto 2015, visit for more information.

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Carlos Amorales: A Film Trilogy

October 28, 2015

In tandem with the exhibition Black Cloud, The Power Plant is pleased to present the Canadian premiere of Carlos Amorales’ recently completed film trilogy.

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Sunday Scene: Ed Pien

November 1, 2015

Toronto-based artist Ed Pien will discuss Carlos Amorales’ exhibition Black Cloud.

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Workshop with Kevin Healey

November 2, 2015

In conjunction with Dora Garcia's exhibition I SEE WORDS, I HEAR VOICES, Kevin Healey will lead a workshop exploring the ways in which language both enable and limits our understanding of the five senses.

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November 7- 8, 2015

Come and display your ofrenda and celebrate the life of your ancestors.

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Day of the Dead Catrinas

November 7- 8, 2015

Join Las Catrinas from Casa Cultural Mexicana Toronto as they roam around the our Day of the Dead festivities spreading a little bit of Mexican tradition.

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