The Power Plant

What’s On

Step into The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery—Canada's leading free public art gallery dedicated to presenting art, ideas, and conversations.

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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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Arctic/Amazon Family Guide is here!

The Fall 2022 Family Guide is inspired by The Power Plant's current exhibition Arctic/Amazon: Networks of Global Indigeneity, and is filled with engaging riddles and exercises that help explain complex topics of the show in a fun and creative way. Download the Family Guide here,or get it at the front desk of The Power Plant!


The Power Plant Announces Participants in the RBC Emerging Artist Network 2022-23

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and the RBC Foundation are thrilled to launch the second edition of the RBC Emerging Artist Network with the announcement of its 25 participants. The Network includes a robust calendar of engaging programs that spans eight months.

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Discover 35 Years of The Power Plant

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!