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October 25, 2014 – October 26, 2014

The BSM’s Halloween Extravaganza!

Say boo at the Bata Shoe Museum this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun! Decorate a Halloween inspired cookie, make a special craft and play I Spy in the galleries. Kids who wear their costumes get in free!

Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th; Drop in during Museum hours.

Bata Shoe Museum — 327 Bloor Street West (at St. George).

COST: Included with Museum admission; kids in costume get into the Museum for free!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 416.979.7799 or www.batashoemuseum.ca

Start: October 25, 2014
End: October 26, 2014
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October 24, 2014 – October 27, 2014

October 24 – October 27, 2014. Over 100 international art galleries! Thousands of artworks; from modern masters to contemporary art, painting to sculpture, photography to video. On-site art installations; diverse programming including speaker series, panel discussions and public tours.

For more details: www.arttoronto.ca

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building Hall A, B & C – 255 Front Street West

Start: October 24, 2014
End: October 27, 2014
Location: Art Toronto

October 19, 2014

No Art Tours: Blindfolds Tour

Sunday, October 19, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


This tour will lead visitors through the gallery blindfolded, experiencing the exhibition through the remaining heightened senses, and exploring the differences in cultural consumption and artistic understanding when vision is omitted.

Aisle 4 is a curatorial project consisting of Emily Fitzpatrick, Shannon Linde, Patricia Ritacca, Renée vander Avoird.

Please visit our website: www.mocca.ca/event/open-sesame/

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) — 952 Queen Street West

Date: October 19, 2014

No Art Tours: Walls + Outlets Tour

Sunday, October 19, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM


This tour offers audiences an opportunity to learn about the structure of MOCCA, both architecturally and institutionally. In looking past the art, literally, the guide will illuminate the institution’s intimate exhibition, building, and bureaucratic histories, with which only its employees or longstanding members would be familiar.

Please visit our website: www.mocca.ca/event/walls-and-outlets-tour/

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) — 952 Queen Street West

Date: October 19, 2014

October 18, 2014

Open Sesame: Critics Forum Vii

Saturday, October 18, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


This Fall MOCCA is hosting the 7th instalment of LUFF art+dialogue’s Critics Forum.

Based on David Cohen’s Review Panel at the National Academy Museum in New York City, three critics will review three current Toronto exhibitions, after which questions and dialogue between critics and audience will be facilitated.

Please visit our website: www.mocca.ca/event/open-sesame/

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) — 952 Queen Street West

Date: October 18, 2014

October 9, 2014

To Be Discussed Panel Series: The Innovators

Thursday, October 9, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM


PANELLISTS: Xenia Benivolski, Kunstverein Toronto, Kim Simon. MODERATOR: Su-Ying Lee, Curator of TBD, Assistant Curator, MOCCA.

Sounding off from the previous panel (The Builders), the participants in The Innovators discussion will elaborate upon ways to contribute to community and culture and where the gaps may exist.

Please visit our website: www.mocca.ca/event/innovators/

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) — 952 Queen Street West

Date: October 9, 2014

October 6, 2014

To Be Discussed Panel Series: The Builders

Monday, October 6, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM


PANELLISTS: Jill Birch, CEO, Canadian Art Foundation; Gail Dexter Lord, Co-President, Lord Cultural Resources; Alfredo Romano, President, Castlepoint Numa; Matthew Teitelbaum, Michael and Sonja Koerner director, and CEO, Art Gallery of Ontario. MODERATOR: Christopher Hume, Architecture Critic and Columnist of the Toronto Star.

The panel will identify and discuss issues considered urgent for contemporary art institutions locally and globally. </P.

Please visit our website: www.mocca.ca/event/builders/

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) — 952 Queen Street West

Date: October 6, 2014

October 3, 2014

Brewtality Of Fact Beer Club: Meeting 4

Friday, October 3, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FREE ADMISSION! Beer Club members will drink and discuss Brew Pub #3, a homebrew that redefines publication; something that is typically understood to be comprised of a type of book or journal. A $5 Beer Club membership is required.

Please visit our website: www.mocca.ca/event/tbd-beer-club-4/

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) — 952 Queen Street West

Date: October 3, 2014

September 28, 2014

Celebrate Community Day

10 am to 5 pm

The Ontario Science Centre first opened its doors to the public in September 1969 as one of the world’s first interactive science museums that sparks the curiosity of its visitors.

Celebrate Community Day with FREE general admission* to the Science Centre and a special price for IMAX® films!

Presented by TELUS, Community Day is the Science Centre’s way of celebrating science with the whole community. In addition to FREE admission to all our exhibits, The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll and special programming in the Centre throughout the day, we invite all adults to become children again! For this day only, adult visitors will be able to turn back the clock to see the popular IMAX films Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Under the Sea at the children’s price.
*IMAX film tickets for all age categories on September 28 will be $9 per person.

For all IMAX ticket holders please arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the film.
*Please note: Parking is not included. Parking at the Ontario Science Centre is $10 per vehicle.

More details can be found here: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/CommunityDay/

Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road

Otario Science Centre
Date: September 28, 2014
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September 18, 2014 – September 21, 2014

The Sketchbook Project

Trinity Square, 1 Trinity Street

September 18 – 21

The Sketchbook Project is an evolving library that features more than 18,000 artists’ books contributed by creative people from 130+ countries. The Sketchbook Project transports thousands of sketchbooks city-to-city in their custom Mobile Library. Join us for the only Toronto stop on the tour, and you’ll be able to make a free library card on-site and search our catalog by tag words, location, themes, and even find books by local artists.

Free admission.

For more information, please visit www.sketchbookproject.com

Start: September 18, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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