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What’s On Calendar
August 20–26, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Monday, August 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

Monday, August 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Monday, August 20, 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.

The Peacock’s Tale

Tuesday, August 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Tuesday, August 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.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, August 21, 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Tuesday, August 21, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Forty-Four

Tuesday, August 21, 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

Tuesday, August 21, 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 Peacock’s Tale

Wednesday, August 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Wednesday, August 22, 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.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, August 22, 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Wednesday, August 22, 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, August 22, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Forty-Four

Wednesday, August 22, 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

Wednesday, August 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 Peacock’s Tale

Thursday, August 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.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, August 23, 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

Thursday, August 23, 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, August 23, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Thursday, August 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Thursday, August 23, 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.

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

Thursday, August 23, 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.

Forty-Four

Thursday, August 23, 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.

Music of the Latin Caribbean Islands

Thursday, August 23, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Journey through Puerto Rico, Cuba and Dominican Republic with music by Victor Yanqui y Orquesta Fantasia, and learn new moves with “Salsa Guru” Frank Bishun on our open-air dance floor. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

The Peacock’s Tale

Friday, August 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

Friday, August 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.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Friday, August 24, 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Friday, August 24, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, August 24, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Our Desires Fail Us

Friday, August 24, 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.

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

Friday, August 24, 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.

Forty-Four

Friday, August 24, 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.

The Peacock’s Tale

Saturday, August 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.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Saturday, August 25, 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, August 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Saturday, August 25, 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.

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

Saturday, August 25, 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.

Forty-Four

Saturday, August 25, 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.

Hop on Board! The Jeepney Experience

Saturday, August 25, 2018
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Hop on board! In the modern “civilized” world, personal space can lead to distances between people. Remind yourself of how close humans can be, and squeeze on in!

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 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.

Our Desires Fail Us

Sunday, August 26, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, August 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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.

Hop on Board! The Jeepney Experience

Sunday, August 26, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Hop on board! In the modern “civilized” world, personal space can lead to distances between people. Remind yourself of how close humans can be, and squeeze on in!

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

Sunday, August 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.

Forty-Four

Sunday, August 26, 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.

Sunday Scene: Sandra Brewster

Sunday, August 26, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Sandra Brewster is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited nationally and abroad, engaging many themes that grapple with notions of identity, representation and memory. Sandra holds a BFA from York University and a Masters of Visual Studies degree from University of Toronto. She will discuss Ellen Gallagher’s exhibition Nu-Nile.

Power Kids: DIY Zoetropes

Sunday, August 26, 2018
3:00pm – 5:00pm

In Nu-Nile, Ellen Gallagher uses both analogue and digital animation to activate images and create the feeling of being transported into new worlds. Inspired by Gallagher’s interest in moving pictures, kids will explore the history of film by creating zoetropes using wood, cardboard and paper in this FREE workshop.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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