Good news art lovers: there is a lot going on in Toronto over the next few months. In addition to the cities many outdoor fairs, the following shows/events look promising.
ABOVE: Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967, screenprint on paper, 36 x 36 inches
If art is your thing, you may want to mark the following dates in your calendar:
Various locations around Toronto, June 19 – 28
The 9th annual festival of arts and creativity takes over Toronto for ten days this summer. The 2015 edition features hundreds of events – with the majority of them being free.
Andy Warhol Revisited: A Mirror for Today
77 Bloor Street West, July 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015
Canada’s largest collection of Warhol prints and paintings are coming, not to gallery, but to an empty retail space in one of Toronto’s swankiest neighborhoods.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto
Various locations around Toronto, October 3, 2015
At times hit and miss, the concept behind this event is still pretty sound – the city comes alive too.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, October 23-26, 2015
Other cities host bigger (and glitzier) fairs, but this one’s still pretty good. A must see for art lovers and buyers.
J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free
Art Gallery of Ontario, October 31, 2015 – January 31, 2016
The AGO’s fall blockbuster examines the last 15 years of Turner’s career and features more than 50 works on loan from Tate Britain.