What To Do This Week: Oct. 2nd to Oct. 6th, 2023

What To Do This Week: Oct. 2nd to Oct. 6th, 2023

Ontario Culture Days Festival presents textile artist Alisa McRonald’s exhibition “Fables in Yarn” at the Toronto Reference Library.
The female-led group exhibition “She Work Hard For It” featuring Lido Pimienta, Maria Qamar, and MissMe opens at Cultural Goods Gallery.
Experience the moon landing and space exploration at Illuminarium’s immersive exhibit “Space: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond.”

Ontario Culture Days Festival Presents :

Fables in Yarn, an Exhibition by Creative in Residence Alisa McRonald 

Choose Creative in Residence to view On Ontario Culture Days Festival Presents , Alisa McRonald’s textile punch needle art exhibit was on display at the Toronto Reference Library. Alisa McRonald is a modern textile artist who explores fables, esoteric ideas, and folklore. The Reference Library and the Guelph Civic Museum both feature Alisa’s vibrant, modern punch-needle wall hangings, which she made specifically for her stay. She oversaw a sizable group artwork for the Queen West Art Crawl in Oct. 2nd to Oct. 6th, 2023. Here, art enthusiasts were welcomed to participate in this group artwork and learn the craft of punch-needling on-site.

Sept. 26th – October 15th

Toronto Reference Library,

3rd Floor 789 Yonge St.,

Toronto, ON

Ontario Culture Days

She Work Hard For It

Oct. 2nd to Oct. 6th , 2023 She Work Hard For It, which made a great debut at Nuit Blanche Toronto, will have a longer display at the Cultural Goods Gallery. Lido Pimienta, MissMe, and Maria Qamar (Hatecopy), three internationally recognized female Canadian artists, are the focus of this female-led group exhibition directed by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes. This immersive installation honors the beginning of Johnnie Walker’s ‘First Strides’ program in Canada, an inspiring project that honors and supports individuals advancing society and straining traditional norms.


Cultural Goods Gallery

1444 Dupont Street, Unit 15, Toronto, Ontario, M6P 4H3

Exhibition Dates: September 28th to October 12th, 2023

Operating Hours: Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Visit SPACE: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond at Illuminarium

Oct. 2nd to Oct. 6th , 2023 In the Distillery District, take in Space: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond. Toronto residents may bounce on asteroids, smell space, and leave their mark in moondust at Illuminarium’s debut exhibition, which features breathtaking views of space through a variety of interactive technologies. There will also be amazing photos and videos taken by the James Webb Space Telescope that visitors may view and interact with. Loved space songs like David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon” go perfectly with these amazing photos.

Space: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond

Location: Illuminarium, The Distillery District

Address: 28 Distillery Lane, Toronto

Ticket Information:

Adults: $35

Children: $30

Ticket Purchase: Visit https://www.illuminarium-canada.com/toronto-schedule#

Operating Hours:

Tuesday to Sunday

11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Closed on Mondays

The Children Have To Hear Another Story

Oct. 2nd to Oct. 6th , 2023 The Art Museum at the University of Toronto is hosting the exhibition, The Children Have to Hear Another Story, by acclaimed Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin, which runs from September 7 to November 25. This international traveling retrospective exhibition, which opens this fall, will feature pieces from the artist’s decades-long career.

The Art Museum at the University of Toronto

Location: University of Toronto Art Centre

Address: 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto

Exhibition Dates: September 7th to November 25th

Operating Hours:

Tuesday through Saturday

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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