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Koffler Centre of the Arts

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Image: Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Never Never Land (Koffler Gallery installation detail), 2019. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid.

The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a cultural platform that explores critical ideas and concerns of our time through exhibitions, publications, performances, literary events and digital initiatives. We examine complex issues through transformative art experiences that stimulate intercultural dialogue and position Jewish identity in conversation with diverse perspectives and global voices.

Featuring a year-round program of exhibitions, publications, public programs and educational initiatives, the Koffler Gallery fosters new production while equally aiming to expand the visibility of existing work by Canadian and international artists. The program positions the contemporary Jewish experience in a context of comparative discussions of identity, memory and place.
 
Committed to nurturing and promoting Canadian artists, the Koffler Gallery provides a stimulating and supportive environment for the creation of new work, the promotion of current artistic practices, and the exchange of ideas across disciplines. Programs aim for the highest artistic standards while being accessible and engaging for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. As a Jewish organization, the Koffler Gallery promotes ideals of social justice, equality and inclusiveness, affirming the power of art to provide common ground and activate social change.

Address: Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St., # 104-105, Toronto, ON, M6J 2W5
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Upcoming Related Events

Still Lives: Visual Diaries

July 6, 2020

- July 31, 2020

In collaboration with the Koffler Centre of the Arts, Youth Leaders from Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital took part in a unique photography project during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Self-Loving Jew

July 4, 2016

- July 5, 2021

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

Eleventh House

April 13, 2020

- May 3, 2021

Eleventh House is a Koffler Digital project exploring the rituals of astrology reading and horoscope writing.

Thresholds

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. 
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