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

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.

Virtual

September 1, 2020

-September 30, 2020

In the exhibit entitled Life, the artists explore different perspectives using a technique known as “Modern Batik Art” to bring their pieces to life!

Virtual

September 1, 2020

-November 30, 2020

Gail Geltner is a visual artist and illustrator. All images have been selected from the book, What You See, published by Second Storey Press in 1992.

Virtual

August 19, 2020

-September 18, 2020

Celebrate 25 years of the Ashkenaz Festival by exploring the festival’s archives in this virtual exhibition at the MNjcc Virtual Gallery.

Virtual

August 18, 2020

-November 30, 2020

A Koffler Digital exhibition that uses food, and the cultures that surround it, to examine our relationships to one another, society and the world at large.
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