Current Exhibitions in Toronto

Current Exhibitions in Toronto and Surrounding Areas

Art Toronto is proud to partner with a number of important Canadian cultural institutions.

Extend your cultural experience this fall by visiting the exhibitions listed below.


Aga Khan Museum 
77 Wynford Dr, North York, ON
416 646 4677

Admission:
Adult $20.00
Child (6-13) $10.00
 Senior $15.00
 Student $12.00
Free admission on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 8:00PM 

Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday – Sunday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

 

Museum Collection
Ongoing

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa
September 21, 2019 - February 23, 2020


Art Gallery of Guelph
358 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON
519 837 0010

Free admission

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Sunday: 12NOON – 5:00PM

 

Seth: A Life, All PlaySeptember
12, 2019 – January 5, 2020 

Tina Guyani | Deer Road
Curated by Missy LeBlanc, the 2019 winner of the Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators
September 12 – December 15, 2019


Art Gallery of York University 
8 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto ON
416 736 5169

Free admission

Monday – Tuesday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday – Friday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 12NOON – 5:00PM

 

Caecilia Tripp: Going Space and Other Worlding
Additional work by Caecilia Tripp on view as part of Toronto Biennial of Art at 259 Lake Shore Blvd. E., Toronto, ON
September 11 – December 1, 2019

Jae Jarrell
Co-presented by the AGYU and the Toronto Biennial of Art. Additional work by Jae Jarrell on view as part of Toronto Biennial of Art at 259 Lake Shore Blvd. E., Toronto, ON
September 11 – December 1, 2019


Art Metropole 
Clouds & Horizon (Shop), 158 Sterling Road, Toronto, ON
416 703 4400

Free admission

Monday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Thursday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM


Art Museum at the University of Toronto 
7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON
416 978 1838

Free admission

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12NOON – 5:00PM
Wednesday: 12NOON – 8:00PM
Thursday – Saturday: 12NOON – 5:00PM
Sunday: Closed

 

God of Gods: A Canadian Play, Works by Deanna Bowen
September 5 – November 23, 2019 

Qaggiq: Gathering Place, Works by Isuma
Presented in partnership with the Toronto Biennial of Art
September 18 – November 30, 2019


The Bentway Conservancy 
250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto, ON
416 304 0222

Free admission

 

Community Incubation Program
The 2019 program centers on the Fall Season and the theme of Second Nature, which explores the ways city-dwellers are disconnected from natural rhythms and proposes new forms of connection to the natural world
September – October, 2019

Double Dribble
Esmaa Mohamoud’s installation Double Dribble is part of
The Bentway’s Spring Summer 2020 Season, Playing in Public, which explores play and its role in shaping decisions about public space
May – August 2020


Esker Foundation 
4th Floor, 1011 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
403 930 2490

Free admission

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Friday: 11:00AM – 8:00PM
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM

 

Jeffrey Gibson: Time Carriers
28 September – 20  December, 2019 

Nep Sidhu: Divine of Form, Formed in the Divine (Medicine for a Nightmore)
Presented in partnership with Mercer Union
28 September – 20 December, 2019 

Marjie Crop Eared Wolf
28 October, 2019 – 26 January, 2020 


Fogo Island Art Gallery 
210 Main Road, Joe Batt’s Arm, NL
709 266 1248

Free admission

Monday – Sunday: 12NOON – 9:00PM

 

Abbas Akhavan


Gardiner Museum 
111 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON
416 586 8080

Admission
General: $15.00
Child (under 18): Free admission
Senior: $11.00
Student: $9.00

Monday – Tuesday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Thursday – Friday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday – Sunday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

 

Savour: Food Culture in the Age of Enlightenment
October 17, 2019 – January 19, 2020

Cannupa Hanska Luger: Every One
August 30, 2019 – January 15, 2020

Kali Spitzer: Sister 
August 30, 2019 – January 15, 2020


Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery 
101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON
519 579 5860

Free admission courtesy of Sun Life Financial

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 9:30AM – 5:00PM
Thursday: 9:30AM – 9:00PM
Friday: 9:30AM – 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM

 

The Awesome and the Awful: Works from the Permanent Collection
24 August 2019 – 15 March 2020

all the world began with a yes: Lois Andison
4 October 2019 – 12 January 2020

Glints and Reflections: Adad Hannah
Produced and circulated by the Musée d’art de Joliette
24 October 2019 – 2 February 2020


Koffler Centre of the Arts 
180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON
647 925 0643

Free admission

Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Friday: 12NOON – 6:00PM
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00AM – 5:00PM

 

Undomesticated
September 19 – November 17, 2019


MacLaren Art Centre 
37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, ON
705 721 9696

Suggested donation of $5.00

Monday – Tuesday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Thursday – Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday – Sunday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

 

Derek Sullivan: Bookworks
June 29 – October 27, 2019


Mercer Union 
1286 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON
416 536 1519

Free admission

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Saturday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM

 

Bambitchell: Bugs and Beasts before the law
September 14 – November 2, 2019


Museum London 
421 Ridout Street North, London, ON
519 661 0333

Admission by donation

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 12NOON – 5:00PM
Thursday: 12NOON – 9:00PM
Friday – Sunday: 12NOON – 5:00PM

 

Esmaa Mohamoud: To Play in the Face of Certain Defeat
September 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020 

Ways of Being: Yhonnie Scarce and Michael Belmore
September 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020 

London: A History
Ongoing


Wigwam Chi-Chemung: Indigenous Interpretive Centre
Ontario Place Marina
June 29 – October 6, 2019


Oakville Galleries 
Centennial Square, 120 Navy Street, Oakville, ON
905 844 0533

Gairloch Gardens, 1306 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON
905 844 4402 

Free admission

Centennial Square
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00AM – 9:00PM
Friday: 12NOON – 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM

Gairloch Gardens
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Thursday: 1:00PM – 8:00PM
Friday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM

 

Laurie Kang
September 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020 (Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens)

Georgia Dickie: Agouti Sky
September 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020 (Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square)


Ottawa Art Gallery
50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa, ON
613 233 8699

Free admission

Monday – Sunday: 9:00AM – 9:00PM

 

Molly Lamb Bobak: A Woman of the Crowd
June 29, 2019 – January 12, 2020

Facing Claude Cahun & Marcel Moore
September 14, 2019 – February 9, 2020

Inaabiwin
October 4, 2019 –January 19, 2020


Robert McLaughlin Gallery 
72 Queen Street, Oshawa, ON
905 576 3000

Free admission

Monday – Wednesday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

 

David Bobier + Dani Crosby
September 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Carole Conde + Karl Beveridge: Oshawa: A History of Local 222
October 4, 2019 – January 19, 2020   


Royal Ontario Museum 
100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON
416 586 8000

Visit rom.on.ca for admission rates

Monday – Sunday: 10:00AM – 5:30PM

 

It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection
July 13, 2019 – January 5, 2020


Ryerson Image Centre 
33 Gould Street, Toronto, ON
416 979 5164

Free admission

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday: 11:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Friday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday: 12NOON – 5:00PM
Sunday: 12NOON – 5:00PM

 

The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture. Photographs from The Walther Collection
September 11 – December 8, 2019 

Syrus Marcus Ware: Ancestors, Can You Read Us? (Dispatches from the Future)
September 11 – December 8, 2019 

Lucy Lu: Da Pi Yuan
September 11 – October 20, 2019


Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
80 Spadina Avenue, Suite 205, Toronto, ON
416 539 9595

Free admission

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

 


Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON
416 599 5321

Admission
Adult: $15.00
Child (5 and under): Free
Child (6-18): $6.00
Senior: $10.00
 Student (with valid Post-Secondary ID): $6.00
Family (5 individuals; max. 2 adults): $30.00
Members: Free
Admission by donation on Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:00PM

Monday – Tuesday: 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday: 11:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday – Sunday: 11:00AM – 8:00PM

 

Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project
June 12 – November 17, 2019

Wild
October 2, 2019 - March 15, 2020

 



Toronto Biennial of Art

Launching in fall 2019, the Toronto Biennial of Art is a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. From September 21 to December 1, Toronto and surrounding areas will be transformed by free exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect our local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. The inaugural Biennial will present over 100 works by Canadian, Indigenous, and International artists installed at more than 15 sites on or near Toronto's waterfront.  

 

Exhibition Sites + Hours

(Hours effective from September 21-December 1, 2019)

 
259 Lake Shore Blvd E
Wednesday-Thursday, 10:00am-6:00pm
Friday, 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday-Monday, 10:00am-6:00pm
Closed Tuesday     
 

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St.
Tuesday, 10:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday/Friday, 10:30am – 9:00pm
Thursday/Saturday-Sunday, 10:30am – 5:00pm
Closed Monday    
 

Art Gallery of York University – 8 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St.
Tuesday,10:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Closed Saturday
Sunday, 12:00pm-5:00pm
 

Art Museum, University of Toronto – 15 King’s College Circle
Tuesday, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday, 12:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday-Saturday, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Closed Sunday-Monday    
 

Harbourfront Centre (Artport Gallery) – 235 Queens Quay W
10:00am – 9:00pm daily  
 

 

MOCA – 158 Sterling Road

Monday, 10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday, Closed
Wednesday-Thursday, 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday, 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm   
 

Ontario Place (Marina) – 955 Lake Shore Blvd West
Wigwam Chi-Chemung: 1:00pm-3:00pm on select dates
   

Riverdale Park West – 375 Sumach St.
Outdoor site, accessible 24 hours
 

Ryerson Image Centre – 33 Gould St.
Tuesday, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday, 11:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday/Friday, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday/Sunday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Closed Monday
    

Small Arms Inspection Building – 1352 Lakeshore Road E
Monday, Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am-6:00pmClosed Tuesday
  

The Cinesphere (Ontario Place) – 955 Lake Shore Blvd W
The Drowned World (Cinesphere): Saturdays, 12:00pm-4:00pm
     

The Port Lands – 55 Unwin Ave
Outdoor venue, accessible 24 hours
       

The Power Plant – 231 Queen’s Quay W
Tuesday-Wednesday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday, 10:00am – 8:00pm
Friday-Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Monday
        

Toronto Sculpture Garden – 115 King St. E
Outdoor site, available 24 hours
  

Union Station – 65 Front St. W
5:30am-12:45am daily