Exhibitions

Current

Gallery

May 6, 2022

-May 30, 2022

Presenting the winning student artworks with the theme “Jewish Music and the Holidays.”

Virtual

May 2, 2022

-May 31, 2022

An MNjcc early childhood education exhibition showcasing art made using the Sheva Framework and foundation of each lens within the creative projects.

Gallery

May 1, 2022

-June 1, 2022

Presenting a collection of anecdotes, images and films, the exhibition is a tapestry of the communal experiences that have forged the South African Jewish identity.  

Window Gallery

April 26, 2022

-August 26, 2022

Parchment is an installation of community collected parchment papers exploring the mark made by baking challah bread for Shabbat, leaving an imprint of memory.

Virtual

November 11, 2020

-November 11, 2022

Over 17,000 Canadian Jews enlisted in the military during WWII. Through their personal collections, preserved at the OJA, we can learn about these Canadian Jewish servicemen and women and the Jewish organizations that aided them.

Virtual

May 1, 2021

-May 31, 2023

A virtual tour of Toronto’s historic Kensington Market. Scroll through all eight stops and watch the streets come to life though guided videos presenting the sights and sounds of the one-time Jewish Market.

Virtual

February 14, 2022

-February 14, 2024

Whether examining a highly formal, early-twentieth-century studio portrait or a glamorous 1940s bridal portrait, these images offer an opportunity to get lost in the romance and history of a flourishing community.

Archived Exhibitions

Virtual

April 1, 2022

-April 30, 2022

Canadians were encouraged to make art inspired by Shmita rooted in ritual objects, texts, music and practices that facilitate both a personal and collective engagement with Jewish cycles of time.

Virtual

March 1, 2022

-March 31, 2022

A celebration of female artists for International Women’s Day! The Women’s Art Association of Canada (WAAC) is the longest-standing arts organization of Canada.

Virtual

February 1, 2022

-February 28, 2022

This virtual exhibition of a series of images and designer silks, titled “NEO-KENTE” represents the next generation of contemporary cloth-making, integrating digital design and ancient and modern symbols of intersectional Black identities.

Virtual

January 4, 2022

-January 31, 2022

Collaborating with a courageous and diverse group of dancers during the COVID-19 lockdown, photographer Kyle Adler has crafted a stunning visual testament to how we share a need to create even while each of us owns a unique story.

Gallery

December 3, 2021

-February 13, 2022

The Spiders and the Bees is a survey exhibition by French-Canadian, Venice based artist François Xavier Saint-Pierre, including his most recent body of work following a residency at the Villa Medici in Rome.

Virtual

December 1, 2021

-December 31, 2021

Drawings in oil and graphite have a gestural immediacy in their depiction of churning ocean and cold light that provides a counterpoint to the major canvases.

Window Gallery

November 22, 2021

-April 23, 2022

An abstracted tree without roots hangs in the FENTSTER window gallery, its limbs and leaves composed of many double-sided drawings created by Yaara Eshet (Toronto) and Aya Rosen (Brooklyn), longtime transplants to North America from Israel.

Window Gallery

November 12, 2021

-November 27, 2021

This project features disabled people telling their own stories through narrative and visual art, woven into a 10 minute multi-media piece that will be projected onto exterior building walls.
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