Last Chance to See Summer 2023 Exhibitions at the Power Plant

Only a few days are left to discover the captivating Summer 2023 exhibitions at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.

On view until Monday, September 4, are the three thought-provoking contemporary art exhibits: a solo show by Vancouver-based artist Ron Terada, WE DID THIS TO OURSELVES; Jen Aitken’s first major institutional presentation, The Same Thing Looks Different; and a group show in parallel, featuring works by six outstanding local artists including Ella Gonzales, Micah Lexier, Matt Nish-Lapidus, Erdem Taşdelen, Sami Tsang, and Shaheer Zazai.

Installation view of Ron Terada’s TL; DR series, The Power Plant, 2023. Photo by Henry Chan.

Check out the two final events of the season!

Brutalist Toronto: The Walking Tour
Wednesday, August 30, 6 PM–7 PM

Explore Toronto’s architecture at Brutalist Toronto: The Walking Tour, inspired by the geometric shapes and industrial materials featured in Jen Aitken’s sculptures. Led by the award-winning architect Alex Josephson, participants will start their journey with a tour of Aitken’s exhibition The Same Thing Looks Different, and then take a walk from The Power Plant building to St Andrew Station to explore connections between Toronto’s urban landscape and the geometric forms in Aitken’s work.

Installation view of Jen Aitken’s The Same Thing Looks Different, The Power Plant, 2023. Photo by Henry Chan.

Power Kids: Draw in Space
Sunday, September 3, 3 PM–5 PM

The Power Plant invites kids ages 7–12 and their families to join the last Power Kids art-making workshop of this season. During the Draw in Space session, participants will find inspiration in Jen Aitken’s wood pieces Outline 1 and Outline 2 while creating their own 3D sculptures using wire, beads, and branches.

Power Kids workshop at The Power Plant. Photo by Hyerim Han.

About The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’s leading public gallery dedicated exclusively to contemporary visual art. It is a vital forum for engaging with the advanced artistic culture of our time and offers an exceptional facility and professional support to diverse artists, while also engaging equally diverse audiences. The Power Plant pursues its activities through exhibitions, publications, and public programming that incorporates other areas of culture when they intersect with visual art. For more information, please visit

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231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada | | 416-973-4949
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The venue is easily accessible and includes automatic doors at the entrance, and has accessible parking nearby.

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