Visual Arts

Events listing

The Power Plant: Summer 2016 Exhibitions

June 25-September 5, 2016

Immerse yourself in the physical and aesthetic experience of works presented in solo exhibitions by German artists Franz Erhard Walther and Ulla von Brandenburg, as well as a new performance by American artist Emily Mast.

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All Over Town: Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2016

June 25-September 18, 2016

By digging deep into the fabric of our city we discover the secrets and differences that make it truly unique, even to long-time residents. This group of exhibitions brings attention to Torontoís hidden gems from the far reaches of its arts community and showcases up-and-coming artists.

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Power Tour

June 25, 2016-September 2, 2017

Every Saturday, join a thirty-minute guided tour of The Power Plantís current exhibitions and engage in a dialogue about art and ideas.

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Itís Not U Itís Me / July 9 / July 30 / August 20

July 9-August 20, 2016

Itís Not U Itís Me and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery presents a world class summer party series with internationally renowned DJs, AV performance art, sculptural installations, and dance floors you can lose yourself in.

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FACES by Robert Young

July 29-August 1, 2016

FACES is the signature fine art photography collection of Robert Young. The body of work was inspired by his mother. Young began capturing these unique portraits in 2009 beginning with the "Original 7".

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Sunday Scene: Maryse LariviŤre

August 7, 2016

Maryse LariviŤre is an artist, writer and scholar whose work re-imagines how we engage with the textual, visual and social through bodily and emotional acts of encounter

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Migration: a place-less place.

August 12-14, 2016

The expedition of oneís destination, not as an end to itself but a journey which covers the meaning of oneís own identity, perspective and fate.

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Sunday Scene: Roald Nasgaard

August 14, 2016

Roald Nasgaard is Professor Emeritus of Art History and former chair of the Department of Art at Florida State University. In 2013, he was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Power Kids: All the World's A Stage

August 14, 2016

Build an environment inspired by Ulla von Brandenburgís elaborate stage-like installations.

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Sunday Scene: Erika DeFreitas

August 21, 2016

Erika DeFreitas is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary conceptual artist. DeFreitas explores the influence of language, loss and culture on the formation of identity through textile-based works and performative actions.

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The Face Cultures

August 27-28, 2016

What lays behind the mask of everyday life? How far would you go to preserve the image you wish others to see? Explore the many stories we weave in the struggles of the Face Cultures.

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Power Kids: All Spelled Out

August 28, 2016

Experiment with felting techniques and make your own expressive letters inspired by Franz Erhard Waltherís Das Neues Alphabet (1990-96).

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