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The Power Plant

231 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
+1 416-973-4949
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5 stars for free and unique

There were 4 exhibits while we visiting. The content of 3 out of 4 evoked some sadness within me... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
shearexpert2015
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Good space

This is a great space but with disappointing exhibitions, especially after recently visiting the... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Russ1470
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Nottingham
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231 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

There were 4 exhibits while we visiting. The content of 3 out of 4 evoked some sadness within me. But I'd rather be affected by art then not. Although a lot more could be done with the space, it's great that they can bring quality...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a great space but with disappointing exhibitions, especially after recently visiting the MAC in Montreal.

Thank Russ1470
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stumbled across this place walking along the harbour front. We loved that the gallery focuses on 2-3 exhibits at a time as to not overwhelm those walking through. We were able to learn so much about the artists and their processes because the staff...More

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My only disappointment was that Some of the installations could make better use of the power plant's physical space. The curator ought to take a trip to MASS MoCA in North Adams to get some inspiration. But other than that, this is a site well...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Who says arts and engineering can't be mixed? Well, its in the heart ot this old power plant that they have actually immersed the works of creative artist...so naturally blended in! I'm no artist, but was pretty impressed by those exhibits on display within the...More

Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Went on a boat ride and encountered this gallery on the way to our next destination. It's a large space that's perfect for large scale avant garde installations and video presentations. The summer exhibition features two German conceptual artists. One is captivated by cloth while...More

Thank BrantfordMark
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Walking in this area of town was really special. We even picked up a geocache named after the power plant itself just outside the premises.

Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Small but interesting modern art gallery with a strong affinity to progressive causes. Stayed for half an hour. Entrance is free!

Thank gboi77
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I read about this online and decided to check it out as well as the other galleries in the vicinity. And I thought this one was pretty good, It's small and free but they had some really cool/pretty artwork, like the moths. And upstairs now...More

Thank Sindre H
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Located next to the Harbourfront Centre and close to CN Tower, this is a small but cool little gallery to visit. It's free and a couple of the exhibitions are really interesting, especially the room full of black butterflies. I think you'd struggle to spend...More

Thank LouiseMa385
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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
...More
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