Events

Thursday, June 22

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

A modern Canadian classic about the uprising that paved the way for nationhood.

A function in the Junction: Haiti Fundraising Dinner

"Lending Haiti a helping hand” On June 22nd, the city’s philanthropically inclined will have the opportunity to dance, drink and eat the night away, all in...

Androcles and the Lion - Shaw Festival

In ancient Rome, a group of early Christians wait to be thrown to the lions in the Colosseum. Some are more eager to be martyrs than others; the Romans just...

Anishinaabeg: Art & Power

Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries. Anishinaabeg: Art &...

Art Walk: Hidden Gems of Exhibition Place

Join Heritage Toronto as we explore the artistic side of Exhibition Place. Did you know there are over 90 works of public art installed on the grounds? Much...

Art and Innovation:  Traditional Footwear

At the top of the world, the Arctic spans over fourteen million square kilometers and includes eight countries. While its landscape seems harsh and...

As If Sand Were Stone: Contemporary Latin American Art from the AGO Collection

For the first time ever, the AGO presents its extensive collection of Latin American contemporary art as the focus of its own exhibition. The artists,...

Becoming Canadian in Toronto: Snapshots Through Time

This exhibition looks at Toronto’s changing demographics and key events in the city's history in relation to the development of Canadian identity. It...

CONFEDERATION PART I: CONFEDERATION & RIEL

VideoCabaret spectacularly conjures the era of Confederation in four tragicomic one-act plays, presented in two parts. Confederation – John A. Macdonald...

Casa Loma Escape Series

Escape from the Tower, the first installation of the Casa Loma Escape Series, blending fact with fiction and theatre with gaming. Escape the Tower is a...

Cavalia’s Odysseo

Following two very successful engagements in Toronto in 2012 and 2015, Odysseo by Cavalia returns to Ontario next summer with its debut run in...

Cultural Hotspot

From May through October 2017, the Cultural Hotspot initiative will shine a spotlight on arts, culture and community in East York; inspiring new ideas about...

Dancing on the Pier

Learn to dance on Toronto’s waterfront to the rhythmic beats and swinging sounds of live bands. Inspired by Harbourfront Centre’s summer festivals, styles...

Dessert Pervert Pastry Tour

Travel with local blogger Dessert Pervert to find the best pastries in city. Walk down Queen St West- voted by Vogue as the worlds 2nd hippest neighbourhood....

Everything is Great Again

Trump is in the White House and O'Leary is on the rise. Are we reaching the era of peak a$$hole? We're still trying to figure this all out, but we know...

Georgia O’Keeffe

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is set to present a major retrospective of pioneering American painter Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), featuring over 100...

Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries

Lawren Harris sought greater and greater heights as his career progressed; from mountains to states of mind, he aimed to go higher. This iconic Canadian...

Huicholes– A People Walking Towards The Light

Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light showcases the art and lives of the Huicholes, an Indigenous group from western Mexico whose history dates back...

Katherine Knight: Portraits and Collections

Portraits and Collections is the culmination of an ongoing project by Toronto artist Katherine Knight. Her multi-dimensional documentation of Jane Webster’s...

Kind Words Can Never Die: A Personal Collection of Victorian Needlework

Kind Words Can Never Die is the first public exhibition of Jane Webster’s comprehensive collection of Victorian stitched mottos. These textiles represent a...

Luminato Festival

Luminato Festival is Toronto's global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance and more. in june 2017 the Festival...

Me and My Girl - Shaw Festival

Book and Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber Book revised by Stephen Fry, with contributions by Mike Ockrent Music by Noel Gay Directed by Ashlie...

Ontario Science Centre presents Canada 150: Discovery Way

Canada 150: Discovery Way, the Ontario Science Centre’s year-long installation about the stories behind transformational Canadian inventions and innovations,...

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story

Share in the journey of the ROM scientists, who worked with the local communities of Trout River and Rocky Harbour Newfoundland, to recover two rare blue...

Parviz Tanavoli

Experience the work of Parviz Tanavoli, acclaimed Iranian-Canadian artist, at the Aga Khan Museum! Three of Tanavoli’s sculptures — Poet in Love, 2009; Big...

Pride Toronto

One of the premier arts and cultural events in Canada, and the largest pride celebration in North America, Pride Toronto's 10-day festival highlights...

Saint Joan - Shaw Festival

Who was Joan of Arc? The saviour of France … or a deluded country girl? Bernard Shaw’s greatest play about the most remarkable teenage girl in history.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

A new musical is born at every performance of this incredible Olivier Award winning show, each created on the spot by the acclaimed musical comedians The...

Snapshots Through Time & Maple Leaf Forever

The Market Gallery in St. Lawrence Market presents Becoming Canadian In Toronto: Snapshots Through Time and Maple Leaf Forever: Toronto’s Take on a National...

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Get ready to fall in love with STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, the dazzling new show based on the much-loved hit Australian film. This joyous musical has...

Swan Lake

One of the supreme achievements of 19th century classicism, Swan Lake has remained, since its premiere in Moscow in 1877, one of the most enduringly...

Syrian Symphony

The Aga Khan Museum opens Syrian Symphony: New Compositions in Sight and Sound, an immersive, interactive and multi-sensory portrayal of the current...

Syrian Symphony: New Compositions in Sight and Sound

Syrian Symphony orchestrates music, painting, and media arts by some of Syria’s leading artists and musicians. Along with contributions from other...

TSO - CARMINA BURANA

This season’s The Decades Project concerts reach an ecstatic climax with Carmina Burana, a choral spectacular that rejoices in the pleasures of life:...

The Complete 150

It's Canada's hundred-and-fiftieth birthday, and Ottawa's throwing a party! Not just any party - a nationwide, year-long celebration of everything that makes...

The Family Camera

The Family Camera invites you to see family photographs differently. Tucked away in a box, framed on the wall, or saved to the cloud, personal photos are all...

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project will take over the length of one of McMichael’s most honourable spaces. Eight masterwork guitars, commissioned from seven...

The Haunted Walk of Toronto

Ghosts, graveyards, hangings and haunts. Hear some of the most spine-tingling ghost stories from the earliest days of the city, including haunted theatres,...

Wilde Tales - Shaw Festival

Magical. Touching. Wildly imaginative. Four Oscar Wilde tales to delight your inner child.

Wildlife Rescue

Step into the rescue efforts with people who dedicate their lives to Wildlife Rescue. Journey to Africa and Indonesia at the Return to the Wild theatre and...

Thursday, June 22