Exhibitions

Current

Window Gallery

March 26, 2021

-May 16, 2021

A Jewish creative response to real-world plagues of our time. In Toronto, Bareket Kezwer’s mural at the Miles Nadal JCC engages with the plague of binary thinking.

Window Gallery

January 25, 2021

-June 1, 2021

A new, site-specific installation referencing the immigrant experience, environmental fragility, and resilience. Artist Rachel Miller creates a textured, tapestry-like assemblage from repurposed and natural materials taking inspiration from Jewish folk art and speaking to the urgent need for ecological healing.

Virtual

May 1, 2021

-June 30, 2021

Part studio portrait, part collaboration, Martha Davis empowers senior citizens to fulfill their longings virtually, using the magic of green screen photography.

Virtual

May 3, 2021

-June 30, 2021

Almost every family has a shoebox filled with old photos tucked away in a drawer or closet. But our shoebox is special. In it are images taken by my father during the l940’s and 50’s that have danced around in my head for years.

Virtual

July 4, 2016

-July 5, 2021

Self-Loving Jew by Jonathan Rotsztain is a series of autobiographical comics claiming a secular, cultural Jewish identity on Koffler Digital.

Virtual

November 4, 2019

-April 29, 2022

Thresholds is a new Koffler.Digital podcast hosted and produced by Maya Bedward in collaboration with members of Holland Bloorview’s Youth Advisory Council. 

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.

Archived Exhibitions

Virtual

March 8, 2021

-April 9, 2021

Amanta Scott celebrates International Women’s Day with Eyeing Medusa, 25 encaustic paintings depicting some of the most iconic women of our time such as Greta Thunberg, Margaret Atwood, Tarana Burke and Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Virtual

February 1, 2021

-February 28, 2021

This series weaves together the visual vocabularies of communal Jewish prayer and the artist’s own objects of pain management.

Virtual

January 4, 2021

-February 28, 2021

The text in each print is customizable to reflect a couple’s distinct union. These prints juxtapose a modern-day aesthetic with a long-standing tradition.

Virtual

December 15, 2020

-January 31, 2021

Celia Brandao is a Toronto-based ceramic artist and educator with an extensive background in commercial graphic design.

Window Gallery

December 8, 2020

-January 4, 2021

For Hanukkah, the windows of the MNjcc have been covered with the work of Bareket Kezwer, who has added a burst of colour to the corner of Bloor and Spadina.

Virtual

October 1, 2020

-November 30, 2020

Archive is a combined series by multimedia artist Myriam Nafte, inspired by medieval Jewish communities and celebrating their contributions to the arts and sciences.

Window Gallery

September 25, 2020

-January 21, 2021

The site-specific installation, by Toronto-based photo-video artist Ella Cooper, features a self-portrait series, presenting faces of grief and sorrow through the lens of a mixed race artist of Jewish heritage.

Gallery

September 23, 2020

-November 15, 2020

Vancouver artist Carol Sawyer assembles a fiction as truthfully as possible to tell a needed story.
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