Get out and explore the last few weeks of TBA 2022

Augustas Serapinas, 5 Sheds, 2022. Reclaimed wood, nails and wallpaper reassembled from an existing shed on Barr’d Islands, Fogo Island, destined to be demolished, reclaimed wood from Sawmill Sid. On view at Small Arms Inspection Building as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art (2022). Photo: Toni Hafkenschied. Commissioned by the Toronto Biennial of Art with support from Fogo Island Arts, who commissioned prior versions of the sculpture. Produced by the artist in collaboration with Sawmill Sid [Sid Gendron].

Take advantage of the spring weather and explore the Biennial’s 9+ sites!

West End:
Go on a mini art crawl of our west end sites – 72 Perth Ave, Arsenal Contemporary Art Toronto, Mercer Union, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto. Explore 15+ Biennial artists across the four sites, all situated just a few blocks from Dundas West Station or the Bloor GO.

Exploring the Cherry Blossoms in High Park? Pop by Colborne Lodge at the base of the park and experience Eduardo Navarro’s outdoor work Wind Oracle – accessible 24/7.

Near Marie Curtis Park? Walk over to the Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga to explore works from 10 local and international artists.

Downtown:
Hop on the 509 or 511 streetcar and visit Fort York National Historic Site, including works by Ange Loft with Jumblies Theatre & Arts.

Near the Eaton’s Centre? Walk over to the Textile Museum of Canada and take in the co-curated exhibition Double Vision.

Enjoying a weekend walk along the waterfront? Stop by 5 Lower Jarvis, home of three Biennial works.


Ange Loft with Jumblies Theatre & Arts, DISH DANCES, 2021, film still.

Upcoming Programming: May 19 to June 1

Dish Dances Movement Workshop, A Talking Treaties Movement Education Initiative
Participants: Ange Loft and Jumblies Theatre & Arts

Sat, May 21 and 28 | 1–3pm
Fort York National Historic Site – Participants will meet at the Fort York Visitor Centre at 250 Fort York Blvd.
In Person | Workshop
Registration is required.

ASL Interpreted Storytelling at Small Arms Inspection Building
Storyteller: lwrds Duniam

Sat, May 21 | 11am–12pm
Small Arms Inspection Building
Registration is recommended.

This program is presented in partnership with Toronto Sign Language Interpreter Service (TSLIS).

Workshop: Measuring A Leaf
Participant: Toronto Landscape Observatory

Sun, May 22 | 2–4pm
72 Perth Ave
In Person | Workshops
Registration is required.

Part of a weekly programming series in partnership between Toronto Landscape Observatory and the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Asking the Wind Oracle
Participants: Naomi McCarroll-Butler and Sara Constant

Thurs, May 26 | 4–5pm
Colborne Lodge
In Person | Performance

Co-commissioned and co-presented by the Toronto Biennial of Art and the City of Toronto with support from Colborne Lodge, Toronto History Museums and ArtworxTO. This exhibition has been supported by Cadillac Fairview Corporation.

ASL Interpreted Storytelling at 72 Perth
Storyteller: Melly Davidson

Fri, May 27 | 2–3pm
72 Perth Ave
Registration is recommended.

This program is presented in partnership with Toronto Sign Language Interpreter Service (TSLIS).

A Listening Walk
Participant: Toronto Landscape Observatory

Sun, May 29 | 2–4pm
72 Perth Ave
In Person | Workshops
Registration is required.

Part of a weekly programming series in partnership between Toronto Landscape Observatory and the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Judy Chicago: In Conversation
Participants: Judy Chicago, Candice Hopkins, and Xiaoyu Weng

Tues, June 1 | 7–8:30pm
Art Gallery of Ontario – Baillie Court
In Person | Talk
Registration is required

This program is presented in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario.

For a complete list of programs occurring throughout the 10-week Biennial, visit our Events Calendar.


TBA Pass and Perks
Explore over 65+ local and international artists across 9+ exhibition sites, using our single-download, multi-use pass. With your download, you will not only gain access to view 100+ contemporary artworks, you will also be able to enjoy special perks and discounts from our partners. Learn more about the TBA Pass HERE.

About TBA
The Toronto Biennial of Art is Canada’s leading visual arts event focused exclusively on contemporary art from around the world. For 10 weeks every two years, local, national, and international Biennial artists transform Toronto and its partner regions with free exhibitions, performances, and learning opportunities. Grounded in diverse local contexts, the Biennial’s city-wide programming aims to inspire individuals, engage communities, and contribute to global conversations.

This event has been financially assisted by the City of Toronto, the Government of Ontario, and the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

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