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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Closed for Installation

The Power Plant is currently closed for installation. The gallery will reopen with its Fall 2023 exhibitions on October 13.

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Summer 2023 Family Guide

The Power Plant's Family Guide is a free seasonal booklet that invites visitors on a fun tour with a few stops around the gallery to engage with artworks through riddles, puzzles and educational bits. Download a digital copy of the Summer 2023 Family Guide here.

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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.


RBC Emerging Artist Network Network 2022-2023

Together with the RBC Foundation, we are thrilled to launch the second edition of the RBC Emerging Artist Network with the announcement of its 25 participants.

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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.