Wednesday, 25 March 2015

WHAT'S HAPPENING WEDNESDAYS

BY: JENNIFER MAXWELL

Welcome to Wednesday!  A plethora of events are happening this week, from exhibition openings to museum talks - there is something for everyone.  Enjoy the week!

I. GERTRUDE KEARNS: THE ART OF COMMAND
Date: Ongoing until June 14th
When: 10 am - 4 pm (Monday to Friday), 10 am - 5 pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Where: Fort York Visitor Center, 250 York Blvd. 
What: The Art of Command is a rare exhibition by Canada's leading active contemporary war artist, Gertrude Kearns.  This exhibition showcases 46 large scale portraits and posters created between 2006 and 2015.  Most of these works will be on public display for the first time.  Visit Fort York National Historic Site for more information.


II. 20th ANNIVERSARY OF STEPHEN BULGER GALLERY
Date: Ongoing until April 25th
When: 11 am - 6 pm
Where: Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen St. W.
What: Please join the Stephen Bulger Gallery in celebrating their 20th anniversary.  The Stephen Bulger Gallery opened on 23 March 1995, and since that time the Gallery has exhibited over 130 solo exhibitions, 40 group shows and been host to many book launches and special events.  A Group Exhibition Celebrating 20 Years will feature a photograph from every artist from whom the Gallery hosted a solo exhibition.  Visit the Stephen Bulger Gallery website for more information.

Stephen Bulger Gallery Celebrating 20 Years exhibition poster
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III. 93rd ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Thursday, March 26th
When: 6 - 8 pm
Where: East Common Room, Hart House
What: Attend the Opening Reception for the Hart House Camera Club's 93rd Annual Exhibition of Photography.  Awards will be presented for the best photographs by University of Toronto students and Hart House members in a variety of categories.  This is a free event with light snacks and a cash bar.

93rd Annual Exhibition of Photography poster
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IV. ROM SPEAKS - EXTREME MUSEUM MAKEOVER
Date: Tuesday, March 31st
When: 6:30 - 10 pm
Where: Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery, Royal Ontario Museum
What: Hear community, museum, arts and lifestyle trailblazers as they discuss their dream Museum of the Future.  Post-discussion, visit galleries to participate in making over the ROM.  Experience ROM collections in new ways, explore innovative technologies, play with sound and texture, and most importantly tell Panel Contributors what you would like to see incorporated into the ROM of the Future!  Register here.

ROM Speaks 100
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