Exhibitions

Current

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.

Gallery

October 4, 2021

-January 23, 2022

Periphery will illustrate the ways that Jewish people in Ontario, with intersecting social identities, negotiate a sense of place and recognition and reflect on what periphery means to them.

Gallery

December 3, 2021

-January 23, 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.

Window Gallery

November 22, 2021

-March 24, 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.

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

May 3, 2021

-June 10, 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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.
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