The Power Plant

At Harbourfront Centre

The Power Plant
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON M5J 2G8
hours: Tues & Wed 10-5, Thur 10-8, Fri-Sun 10-6. Open holiday Mondays.
admission: FREE. Wheelchair accessible.
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The Power Plant is Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art. Please visit our website for updates of events and programming. All are welcome. The Power Plant is a barrier-free space.

TAG: American, Asian, Canadian, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, European, Financial District and Harbourfront, Latin & South American, Middle Eastern, Mixed Media / Collage, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Performance Art / Music, Photography / Lens-based, Public Galleries / Museums, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art, Video / Film / Sound

CONTINUING FALL 2018 EXHIBITIONS

23 Jun -- 30 Dec 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 22 Jun, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

Abbas Akhavan's a site-specific installation, variations on a landscape, uses a round fountain to alter the gallery space, recalling the ... more


15 Sep -- 30 Dec 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 19 Oct, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

Beth Stuart's Length, Breadth, Thickness andDuration presents a body of new work that expands from the inside of the gal ... more


20 Oct -- 30 Dec 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 19 Oct, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

Karla Black develops an expansive site-specific sculpture for her first solo exhibition in Canada. The large-scale immersive sculpture engages ... more


20 Oct -- 30 Dec 2018 | Circle of Supporters exhibition preview Fri 19 Oct, 6-8pm | public opening party 8-11pm:

La Canícula is Vivian Suter and Elisabeth Wild's first exhibition in Canada. The expansive site-specific installation ... more


WINTER 2019 EXHIBITIONS

26 Jan -- 12 May 2019 | opening party Fri 25 Jan, 8pm:

Alicia Henry's Witnessing is the artist's first solo exhibition in Canada. Her work focuses on isolation and interaction and presents images that immerse visitors in a web of encounters, spanning the walls of the Gallery' ... more


26 Jan -- 12 May 2019 | opening party Fri 25 Jan, 8pm:

Same Dream is Omar Ba's first institutional solo exhibition. His works build up universes which intertwine the histories of Europe and Africa with his mythical and poetic iconography. Using objects and materials from his immediate ... more


26 Jan -- 12 May 2019 | opening party Fri 25 Jan, 8pm:

Shuvinai Ashoona's Mapping Worlds brings together a selection of works on paper produced by Shuvinai Ashoona over the past two decades in dialogue with more recent drawings. Though many of Shuvinai Ashoona's early drawings dep ... more


PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Sundays 2pm, 9 & 16 Dec 2018:

Talks. Sunday Scene. FREE. [...]. 16 Dec: Becky Blake on Abbas Akhavan's variations on a landscape.


Every Saturday 3pm :

Power Tours. Join a FREE guided tour of the exhibitions and engage in dialogue about art and ideas.


Sat 19 Jan 2019, 1pm:

Master Class. Alicia Henry. FREE for Artist Members; RSVP by 14 Jan.


Sun 20 Jan 2019, 2pm:

Film & Dance. Didi ContractorMarrying the Earth to the Building. In Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre. Part of DesignTO Festival. FREE to members; $10 non-members.


Mon 21 Jan 2019, 7:30pm:

In Conversation. Alicia Henry with Daina Augaitis. At OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Room 109, Toronto. FREE.


Fri 25 Jan 2019, 8pm:

Winter 2019 opening party. FREE. During winter 2019 The Power Plant presents Witnessing by Alicia Henry, Same Dream by Omar Ba and Shuvinai Ashoona's Mapping Worlds. Be amongst the first to experience these works at our FREE public opening party.


Sundays 2pm, 3, 10 & 17 Feb 2019:

Talks. Sunday Scene. FREE. [...]. 3 Feb: Marieme Lo. 10 Feb: Cheryl Thompson. 17 Feb: Nyla Innuksuk.


Tues 5 Feb & Wed 6 Feb 2019, 7:30pm:

Performance. Okwui Okpokwasili: Poor People's TV Room. Part of Progress Festival at The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. Tickets: $25.


Sat 23 Feb 2019, 2pm:

Film Double Feature & Panel. Kinngait: Riding Light Into the World and Ghost Noise. In Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre. FREE to members; $10 non-members.


Tues 5 Mar 2019, 6:30pm:

Face to Face. Join artist Rashid Johnson for an intimate conversation and dinner for The Power Plant's annual fundraiser.


The Power Plant is open late Thursdays, until 8pm.


(See Community Courses for info on Power Kids and Power Youth programs – click here).