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What’s On Calendar
February 15–21, 2021

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.

COVID COMICS

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Leonardo Drew with Amin Alsaden – In Conversation

Thursday, February 18, 2021
7:00pm – 8:00pm

The Power Plant presents Propelled into Otherness, Leonardo Drew’s first solo exhibition in Canada. Drew discusses the evolution of his work with exhibition curator Amin Alsaden. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Leonardo Drew with Amin Alsaden – In Conversation

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

The Power Plant presents Propelled into Otherness, Leonardo Drew’s first solo exhibition in Canada. Drew discusses the evolution of his work with exhibition curator Amin Alsaden. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Leonardo Drew with Amin Alsaden – In Conversation

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

The Power Plant presents Propelled into Otherness, Leonardo Drew’s first solo exhibition in Canada. Drew discusses the evolution of his work with exhibition curator Amin Alsaden. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Dear Ayeeyo - Yasin Osman

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Through portraiture, Yasin Osman shares scenes of everyday life of the Somali people through intimate portraits and snapshots. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Everything she left behind - Christine Nnawuchi

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Accessible 24/7

The eclectic, organic sensibility of these porcelain clay sculptures is reminiscent of an ancient time and speaks to the artist’s ancestral African roots. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Backxwash Wavelength Concert

Saturday, February 20, 2021
9:00pm –10:00pm

Montreal-based rapper-producer Backxwash performs after a wildly successful year culminating in a 2020 Polaris Music Prize win for God Has Nothing to Do with This Leave Him Out of It. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Leonardo Drew with Amin Alsaden – In Conversation

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

The Power Plant presents Propelled into Otherness, Leonardo Drew’s first solo exhibition in Canada. Drew discusses the evolution of his work with exhibition curator Amin Alsaden. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Backxwash Wavelength Concert

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Montreal-based rapper-producer Backxwash performs after a wildly successful year culminating in a 2020 Polaris Music Prize win for God Has Nothing to Do with This Leave Him Out of It. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Dear Ayeeyo - Yasin Osman

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Through portraiture, Yasin Osman shares scenes of everyday life of the Somali people through intimate portraits and snapshots. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Everything she left behind - Christine Nnawuchi

Sunday, February 21, 2021
Accessible 24/7

The eclectic, organic sensibility of these porcelain clay sculptures is reminiscent of an ancient time and speaks to the artist’s ancestral African roots. Part of Kuumba 2021.

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