Visual Arts

Events listing

Power Tour

June 25, 2016-September 2, 2017

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

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Stories We Tell: Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2016

September 24-December 22, 2016

Our five fall exhibitions help celebrate the 37th International Festival of Authors and Nuit Blanche at Harbourfront Centre. The lineup includes Five Ways, which explores the graphic novel and is guest curated by Canadian cartoonist, writer and artist Seth.

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Stroller Tours

October 25-December 13, 2016

Stroller Tours are designed to ease concerns that parents, guardians and caregivers may have regarding crying babies or talkative children in the galleries.

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Power Talks: Carla Fernández: Dances and Ceremonies

October 29, 2016

Hear artist and designer Carla Fernández speak about her approach to preserving the cultural heritage of Mexico's indigenous communities.

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Power Talks: Diego Bianchi: Impurity

October 30, 2016

Diego Bianchi will share his perception of artistic practice as a testing ground and space for experimentation.

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Sunday Scene: Rajni Perera

November 6, 2016

Artist Rajni Perera will discuss Latifa Echakhch’s exhibition, Cross Fade.

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Saturday Story-Time: Sounds in the City!

November 12, 2016

Award-winning children’s book author Kari-Lynn Winters will read On My Walk and lead other related activities inspired by Maria Loboda's exhibition.

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Power Kids: Sound Signs

November 13, 2016

Inspired by Maria Loboda's exhibition, participants will make a sound sign and use it to animate a tableau vivant in a live-action comic strip.

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Sunday Scene: Mark Kingwell

November 27, 2016

University of Toronto professor Mark Kingwell will discuss Maria Loboda's exhibition Some weep, some blow flutes.

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Power Kids: Fresh Fresco

November 27, 2016

Inspired by Latifa Echakhch's exhibition, participants will combine mosaic with abstract painting techniques to create a unique work of art

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Book Discussion: The First Fossil Hunters by Dr. Adrienne Mayor

December 1, 2016

Attend a discussion of Dr. Adrienne Mayor's book The First Fossil Hunters.

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Sunday Scene: Tamara Toledo

December 4, 2016

Toronto-based curator Tamara Toledo will discuss Yto Barrada's exhibition Faux Guide.

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