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What’s On Calendar
July 2018

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Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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.

Films of our Land – shorts for kids!

Sunday, July 1, 2018
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The National Film Board of Canada co-presents selections from their invaluable collection of powerful Canadian stories.

Films of our Land – stories of identity, community and artists

Sunday, July 1, 2018
3:45pm – 4:45pm

These short films provide a unique window into the meaning of identity and how we see and define ourselves - in terms of gender, as communities and as artists. The National Film Board of Canada co-presents selections from their invaluable collection of powerful stories.

Red Sky Performance: Great Lakes

Sunday, July 1, 2018
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy live dance and music produced especially for this performance in our Natrel Pond.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Monday, July 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Thursday, July 5, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Thursday, July 5, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, July 5, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 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.

Barbados Fashion Show

Saturday, July 7, 2018
6:00pm

Don't miss two days of seamless fashion shows as Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water!

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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.

Barbados Fashion Show

Sunday, July 8, 2018
3:00pm

Don't miss two days of seamless fashion shows as Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water!

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Thursday, July 12, 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

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Thursday, July 12, 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.

Carnival de Cuba

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Cuban music ensemble Changui Havana moves effortlessly from salsa and merengue to cumbia, bachata and gritty street-style timba, while Ritmo Caliente and C.U. Dance Productions share their passion for movement. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

An Evening with John Waters

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:30pm

The most vile film-maker of all time, John Waters can teach conventional wisdom a few things. He’s odd, urbane... and brave.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Friday, July 13, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Friday, July 13, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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.

Sean Martindale

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Friday, July 13, 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.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Cecil B. DeMented

Friday, July 13, 2018
6:30pm

An insane filmmaker of guerilla-production proportions kidnaps a Hollywood star and turns her into a cult movie heroine.

He Hated Pigeons with Jane Siberry

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:00pm

Hosted by Jane Siberry and accompanied by musicians from the CFC Slaight Music Residency, He Hated Pigeons is a simple love letter to Chile that follows a young Santiago man as he embarks on a solo trip after the death of his boyfriend.

Double Bill: The Room and The Disaster Artist

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:30pm –12:15am

This is your chance to be able to say you've seen the absolute worst movie in cinematic history. Bring your own spoon! Licensed event 19+.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Desperate Living

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:30pm

A neurotic society woman murders her husband with the help of her maid and, on the lam, they escape to Mortville, a homeless community ruled over by a fascist queen.

John Waters Movie Marathon: A Dirty Shame

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:30pm

This trip through the salacious subconscious of our society demonstrates that everyone is a potential pervert.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Saturday, July 14, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, July 14, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, July 14, 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, July 14, 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, July 14, 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.

Sean Martindale

Saturday, July 14, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Saturday, July 14, 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.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:30pm

This children’s classic was such a failure on its cinematic release, Paramount actually let the film rights expire.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Pecker

Saturday, July 14, 2018
2:00pm

A young Baltimore photographer (Edward Furlong) finds fame and snobbery, after being dragged into the New York art scene.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 14, 2018
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

The Wizard of Oz

Saturday, July 14, 2018
3:30pm

Although this film has made millions of dollars, it started off as a giant box-office flop.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Cry-Baby

Saturday, July 14, 2018
5:30pm

In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold (Johnny Depp) wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

John Waters Triple-D: Female Trouble / Polyester / Pink Flamingos

Saturday, July 14, 2018
6:30pm –12:10am

The quintessential Waters experience sees the infamous Divine in three back-to-back-to-back trash classics.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Hairspray

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:00pm

Ricki Lake delivers a star-making turn as Tracy Turnblad, whose determination to win a regular slot on a twee Baltimore dance TV show sees her become an unwitting figurehead for the local civil rights movement.

Heathers

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:30pm

An intelligent teen teams up with a sociopath to kill the cruel, cool kids in this classic 80s black comedy.

Mama Mihirangi and the Mareikura

Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00pm

New Zealand live loop artist Māmā Mihi reclaims her roots, celebrating female power through culture, music and dance.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Sunday, July 15, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, July 15, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 15, 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, July 15, 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, July 15, 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.

Sean Martindale

Sunday, July 15, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Sunday, July 15, 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.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Interactive Haka and Mau Rakau Workshop with Mama Mihirangi and the Mareikura

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm

New Zealalnd’s Māmā Mihirangi & the Māreikura share the fundamentals of traditional Maori dancing.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Serial Mom

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm

Settle in for a near-perfect, pitch-black send-up of celebrity culture and social conservatism from John Waters.

Brazil

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:45pm

The cult classic that almost never was. The film did not break even at the box office but Gilliam was finally able to release his director’s cut on home video and the Criterion Collection has released it five times on multiple formats since 1996.

The Breadwinner featuring Live Music by Qais Essar

Sunday, July 15, 2018
3:00pm

An intricately woven sonic tapestry of Afghan music performed by Qais Essar introduces a screening of The Breadwinner.

Dazed and Confused

Sunday, July 15, 2018
4:20pm

“All right, all right, all right.” Discover Richard Linklater’s characters and their last day of high school shenanigans – all set to a killer soundtrack.

Donnie Darko

Sunday, July 15, 2018
6:00pm

The film that helped launch Jake Gyllenhaal’s career was a huge flop when it came out in theatres, but has become a sleeper cult hit.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Monday, July 16, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Monday, July 16, 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.

Sean Martindale

Monday, July 16, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Tuesday, July 17, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Tuesday, July 17, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Tuesday, July 17, 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.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Wednesday, July 18, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Wednesday, July 18, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Wednesday, July 18, 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.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Thursday, July 19, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Thursday, July 19, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Thursday, July 19, 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.

Sock Hop 50s & 60s Flashback

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of the Sock Hop, while Julie Epplett of West Coast Swing teaches accompanying steps and moves. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Film Screening: Wan Pipel

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Power Plant's summer exhibiting artist Ellen Gallagher suggested the film Wan Pipel as it explores themes similar to those she explores in her exhibition Nu-Nile. The film will be introduced by Vincent van Velsen, who will also give remarks afterwards about the themes of the film and how they overlap with Ellen Gallagher's exhibition Nu-Nile.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Friday, July 20, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Friday, July 20, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 20, 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.

Sean Martindale

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Friday, July 20, 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.

Bif Naked: How I Came to Love Myself Today

Friday, July 20, 2018
7:30pm

She’s survived sexual abuse, drug overdose and cancer. No wonder she blazes with life.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Saturday, July 21, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, July 21, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, July 21, 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, July 21, 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, July 21, 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.

Sean Martindale

Saturday, July 21, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Saturday, July 21, 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 Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 21, 2018
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Sunday, July 22, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, July 22, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 22, 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, July 22, 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, July 22, 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.

Sean Martindale

Sunday, July 22, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Sunday, July 22, 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.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 22, 2018
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Wāhine Toa - Warrior Women

Sunday, July 22, 2018
6:00pm

An exploration of contemporary Indigenous music and dance that invokes and expresses the strength and spiritual earthy power of the women of Aotearoa – the Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Maniapoto peoples.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Monday, July 23, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Monday, July 23, 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.

Sean Martindale

Monday, July 23, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Tuesday, July 24, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Tuesday, July 24, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Tuesday, July 24, 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.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Wednesday, July 25, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Wednesday, July 25, 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Wednesday, July 25, 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.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Thursday, July 26, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Thursday, July 26, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Thursday, July 26, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Thursday, July 26, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, July 26, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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.

Sean Martindale

Thursday, July 26, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Thursday, July 26, 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.

Slow Art Tour

Thursday, July 26, 2018
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Pivoting off of the global event Slow Art Day, this program seeks to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art by encouraging visitors to look at art slowly, and then meet to talk about their experiences. While we share personal associations with the art, we can also make interpersonal connections with other participants.

Havana Nights

Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Toronto-favourite ensemble Changui Havana set the stage with live music by the waterfront, while members of Baila Boogaloo Dance Company guide you through classical Latin dance moves. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Bassem Youssef: The Joke Is Mightier than the Sword

Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:30pm

Forced to flee his home country, Bassem Youssef proves the only way to be a satirist in Egypt is to be a satirist outside Egypt. Even Jon Stewart raves.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Friday, July 27, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Friday, July 27, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 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.

Sean Martindale

Friday, July 27, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Friday, July 27, 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.

Human Flow

Friday, July 27, 2018
6:00pm

Human Flow is an epic film journey, a powerful visual expression of the recent refugee crisis.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Saturday, July 28, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, July 28, 2018
10:00am – 5:30pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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.

Sean Martindale

Saturday, July 28, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Saturday, July 28, 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.

Migrant Dreams

Saturday, July 28, 2018
2:30pm

This powerful documentary tells the under-told story of migrant agricultural workers battling Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 28, 2018
3:00pm – 9:30pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Exiled at Night

Saturday, July 28, 2018
10:30pm – 3:00am

Experience a multi-sensory late-night party extravaganza taking over the entire Artport building for one night only.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Sunday, July 29, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, July 29, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 29, 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, July 29, 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, July 29, 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.

Sean Martindale

Sunday, July 29, 2018
10:00am

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Sunday, July 29, 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.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 29, 2018
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

They Will Have to Kill Us First

Sunday, July 29, 2018
2:00pm

This award-winning documentary follows Mali musicians in the wake of a jihadist takeover and the subsequent banning of music.

Sunday Scene: Kwame McKenzie

Sunday, July 29, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Dr. McKenzie is Director of Health Equity at CAMH. As a physician, psychiatrist, researcher and policy advisor, Dr. McKenzie has worked to identify the causes of mental illness, particularly in cross-cultural health, for over two decades. McKenzie will discuss Grada Kilomba’s exhibition Secrets to Tell.

Tickling Giants

Sunday, July 29, 2018
4:00pm

Witness the behind-the-scenes essence of surgeon-turned-comedian Bassem Youssef, the “Jon Stewart of Egypt.”

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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