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May 2018

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Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Thursday, May 3, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Friday, May 4, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Saturday, May 5, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Sunday, May 6, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Power Kids: Fixer Upper

Sunday, May 6, 2018
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Bring along a broken toy, book or stuffed animal, or choose one of ours, and learn about repairing them under the guidance of Repair Café experts!

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Youth, friends, family, neighbours and community members are invited to attend this opening reception to celebrate the participating youth and view the show.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Thursday, May 10, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Thursday, May 10, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Friday, May 11, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Friday, May 11, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Saturday, May 12, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Saturday, May 12, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Sunday, May 13, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Sunday, May 13, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Sunday Scene: Lee Ann Fujii & Jessica Thompson

Sunday, May 13, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Lee Ann Fujii is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, specializing in political violence and African politics, especially in Rwanda. Jessica Thompson is a media artist working in sound, performance and mobile technologies. Her practice investigates the ways in which sound reveals spatial and social conditions within cities. Fujii and Thompson will discuss Emeka Ogboh’s exhibition The Song of the Germans.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Friday, May 18, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Saturday, May 19, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Saturday, May 19, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Sunday, May 20, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Sunday, May 20, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Monday, May 21, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Monday, May 21, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Thursday, May 24, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Thursday, May 24, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Humanizing The Homeless

Friday, May 25, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm

Young people can make a big difference in the world when they use their voice and their talent to make change. 17-year-old Leah Denbok is doing just that with her series of photographs called Humanizing The Homeless.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Friday, May 25, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Saturday, May 26, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Sunday, May 27, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Thursday, May 31, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our newest exhibitions include solo works by Daniel Alexander and Tess Roby, presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival; and Luke Painter, presented as part of Junior.

Power Ball XX

Thursday, May 31, 2018
7:00pm – 1:00am

The Power Plant collaborates with fashion house Max Mara for an evening of unique art installations, performances, cocktails and more—all in support of the ambitious exhibitions and programming at The Power Plant.

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018
8:00pm

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto celebrates the vibrancy and vitality of contemporary Indigenous expression and its connection to Indigenous knowledge and ways of life.

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