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June 2016

The Museum presents Vera Frenkel’s Points of Departure: Words & Works at the Toronto Art Book Fair

June 19, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Museum celebrates the launch of Vera Frenkel's new book, Points of Departure: Words & Works, at Toronto's inaugural Art Book Fair. This ambitious and beautiful publication features a brilliant overview of Frenkel's practice by Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada, and has its roots in "Ways of Telling", the exhibition he curated for our museum in the Winter of 2014. Vera Frenkel is among a small number of artists who have changed the way…

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May 2016

West End Gallery Crawl

May 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Open to the public The Museum of Contemporary Art_Toronto_Canada and Akin Projects invite you to attend a special CONTACT edition of the Akin Gallery Crawl. The tour will begin at Cooper Cole Gallery (1134 Dupont Street) at noon and will continue with stops at Angell Gallery, Richard Rhodes Dupont Projects, Erin Stump Projects, AC Repair Co., Division Gallery, with a final stop at the Akin Collective Dupont location (1485 Dupont Street). All are welcome to join. Drinks will be served…

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The 21C Music Festival: Christof Migone, Mixer

May 25, 2016 - May 29, 2016
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Dates: May 25-29, 2016, various times Location: TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto Tickets: free Works by Christof Migone are mixed and remixed by an ensemble of performers - including Migone himself. These live performances also include works and performances by Abbas Akhavan, Ronnie Clarke, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Jessica Karuhanga, Duncan MacDonald, Hazel Meyer, Stephen Mueller, Lisa Myers, Juliana Pivato, Tazeen Qayyum, Jon Sasaki, Skawennati, Xuan Ye, and Andrew Zukerman. Wednesday, May 25: 1pm - 9pm Thursday,…

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April 2016

Members’ Event: Studio tour with Steve Driscoll

April 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Offered to moccamigos members moccamigo members are invited to an evening at the studio of Steve Driscoll. Join us for an exclusive preview at the studio of artist Steve Driscoll. We'll interact with a specially designed installation, featuring an actual lake and boardwalk running through the space that showcases a large-scale romantic landscape painting, reminiscent of breathtaking shoreline vistas. Limited registration. RSVP required.

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Members’ Event: Studio tour Erin Loree

April 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sandy Pranjic - Erin Loree

Offered to moccamigos members moccamigo members are invited to an evening at the studio of Erin Loree. Erin Loree is a Toronto-based artist who works primarily in oil on canvas. Through this intuitive approach, Loree explores how materials and their application can communicate to us deep truths about the nature of impermanence and inner transformation. Mediating between intention and chance, certainty and ambiguity, she explores the psychic realms of the subconscious, inviting audiences to peer with her beneath the work's…

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March 2016

Members’ Event: Private collection tour of Rick Hiebert’s uptown condo

March 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Offered to moccamigos members moccamigos members are invited to a private collection tour of Rick Hiebert’s uptown condo. Rick Hiebert has been involved in the Canadian arts scene for over twenty years as an arts consultant, art appraiser and patron of numerous organizations. His collection includes a breadth of works from contemporary photography and painting, sculptures and prints to Inuit art. Rick will share his acquisition stories, shed light on the works and artists featured in his collection, and share tips…

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February 2016

Members’ Event: Studio tour with Nick Bierk and Charles Bierk

February 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Offered to moccamigos members moccamigo members are invited to an evening at the studio of Nick Bierk and Charles Bierk. Nick Bierk and Charles Bierk are Toronto-based artists who primarily work in oil on canvas. While a shared characteristic is the production of figurative paintings, the conceptual elements explored within each practice are quite distinct. Charles’ works, which are chiefly a profound examination of the portrait, are an unquestionable triumph in photo-realistic painting. Nick, while more varied in subject and composition,…

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January 2016

Gary Hill in conversation with Chantal Pontbriand at Shaulager (Basel, Switzerland)

January 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Gary Hill is represented in the exhibition FUTURE PRESENT with the video installation Dervish (1995), which belongs to the collection of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation. ‘Artist’s Talk’ is a conversation series on the occasion of the exhibition FUTURE PRESENT. The Artist’s Talks are included in the entrance ticket for the exhibition. For further information see www.schaulager.org

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Members’ Event: Studio tour with 2015 Kingston Prize Winner, Jen Mann

January 19, 2016
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moccamigos members are invited to an exclusive evening at the studio of Kingston Prize Winning artist, Jen Mann.

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Chantal Pontbriand at the AGO — MOVING: 20/20 to 20/40

January 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jackman Hall | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 Canada
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Chantal Smile Square

Free tickets available on the AGO website beginning Monday, December 14. Location: Jackman Hall | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto On the occasion of her arrival in Toronto as the incoming CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), join us for a free talk with the renowned curator and critic Chantal Pontbriand. The reopening of MOCCA in Spring 2017 will coincide with the launch of Demo-Graphics 1, the international art event planned for the Greater…

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