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The Gallery at the J: Safari

Photographs by Mark L. Freedman

Safari is a collection of intimate wildlife images captured during several photographic expeditions to East Africa. The images celebrate nature in all its glory. “I am constantly inspired by the innocence and raw beauty of wildlife and the harsh conditions in which they struggle to survive. Co-presented with Contact.


Kristen Dobbin and Thomas Volkmann's Photo Exhibitions "Two Ends of a Lifespan"

Kristen Dobbin and Toomas Volkmann's photo exhibits Two Ends of a Lifespan presents the perspectives on Estonian identity in Toronto's tight-knit diaspora community from two ends of a lifespan. Kristen Dobbin's nostalgic series on Estonian summer camp, Jõekääru, documents young campers exploring their culture and identity, while highlighting a diaspora institution in transition. Toomas Volkmann's triptychs portray Estonian-Canadians born in Estonia in the early years of the Republic, between 1918 adn 1923, alongside personal reflections on their lives spent in two countries.

Toronto Revealed

Toronto Public Library's collection of documentary art captures the city's changing streets and built environment through a variety of artists' works.

Toronto Revealed presents art that captures Toronto's quickly changing streetscape from the mid-twentieth century to the present day: homes and alleyways, diners and corner stores, markets, parks, and community hubs.

Building a Community: Estonian Architects in Post-War Toronto

VEMU has been working in collaboration with the Museum of Estonian Architecture in Tallinn since 2015 to prepare an exhibit about architects in Toronto with Estonian backgrounds. The exhibit will celebrate both Canada's 150th and Estonia's 100th birthdays. The exhibit will be on display in Tallinn at the Museum of Estonian Architecture Museum in 2018.

Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, during events, and upon request.
Tartu College, 310 Bloor St. W. (entrance on Madison Ave.)


Exhibition on Screen: Experience the work of masters in exhibitions around the world. 

Living master David Hockney entered his 80s with as much momentum and inspiration as ever. In this illuminating cinematic celebration of his work, explore two sensational exhibitions (from 2012 and 2016) at the Royal Academy of Arts, and hear from the man himself as he opens up in a revealing and insightful interview. From his Pop Art origins to influential shows in Paris, New York and London, witness the craft and working life of one of the world's most popular artists.

Best Laid Plans

Now in the Gallery at the J
January 4 - 29. Opening reception: Sunday January 7, 4:00 pm.
A group exhibition by Romy Block, Bernice Manalo and Talie Shalmon, exploring the theme of control versus the absence of control in the art-making process. Each artist uses different methods and techniques to achieve a distinct aesthetic, while leaving room for chance along the way.


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