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What’s On Calendar
August 3–5, 2018

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

The Peacock’s Tale

Friday, August 3, 2018
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, August 3, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Friday, August 3, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Friday, August 3, 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Friday, August 3, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Friday, August 3, 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.

Forty-Four

Friday, August 3, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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.

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

Friday, August 3, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

The Peacock’s Tale

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, August 4, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Saturday, August 4, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Saturday, August 4, 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Saturday, August 4, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, August 4, 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.

Family Crafts

Saturday, August 4, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Create your own clothespin carnival characters and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces and accessories with artist Karen Bell-Higgins.

Forty-Four

Saturday, August 4, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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.

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

Saturday, August 4, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 5, 2018
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, August 5, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Sunday, August 5, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Sunday, August 5, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, August 5, 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.

Family Crafts

Sunday, August 5, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Create your own clothespin carnival characters and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces and accessories with artist Karen Bell-Higgins.

Forty-Four

Sunday, August 5, 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.

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

Sunday, August 5, 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.

Sunday Scene: Chelsea Rothman

Sunday, August 5, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Chelsea Rochman is an Assistant Professor in Ecology at the University of Toronto. Chelsea has been researching the sources, sinks and ecological implications of plastic debris in marine and freshwater habitats for the past decade. She has published dozens of scientific papers in respected journals and has led international working groups about plastic pollution. In addition to her research, Chelsea works to translate her science beyond academia. Rothman will discuss Ellen Gallagher's exhibition Nu-Nile.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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