The Power Plant

What’s On

Step into The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery—Canada’s leading public gallery devoted to contemporary art, ideas, and conversations.

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Shop Closure

The Power Plant Shop will be closed for order and pickup on March 31. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Temporary Opening Hours

Excuse our appearance as parts of the building will be under construction over the next few weeks. Starting from February 28 and until further notice, The Power Plant will reduce its opening hours due to building renovations. We will also be moving our main entrance to the doors facing the lake for the moment being.

Free Weekly Power Tours

Curious to learn more about contemporary art exhibitions at The Power Plant? Join us for weekly free thirty-minute giuded Power Tours to explore ideas behind artworks on view. Happening every Thursday at 6 PM and every Saturday at 3 PM. No sign up required, just drop by!


Winter 2023 Family Guide is here!

The Winter 2023 Family Guide is inspired by The Power Plant's three current exhibitions and features fun and creative riddles that families can solve together. Download the Family Guide here, or get it at the front desk of The Power Plant!

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Explore exhibition-inspired reading lists

Every season we ask exhibiting artists and curators to share texts and books that continue to inspire and inform their artistic interests.

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Discover The Power Plant's Archive

On May 1, 1987, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery opened its doors for the first time. For the past 35 years, we've stayed true to our commitment to exhibit artists from diverse backgrounds, draw attention to pressing issues, and connect with communities from Canada and around the world through contemporary art. To this day, The Power Plant remains an open platform for thought-provoking art, ideas, and conversations.


Get Ready for Your Visit

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is currently closed until February 3rd for installation of Winter 2023 exhibitions. Learn more about the upcoming shows!