Luis Jacob

PAST EVENT

In Studio: Luis Jacob

23 November 2011 7pm

Wednesday 23 November 2011, 7 PM FREE to Sustaining Members on RSVP $25 single tickets for non-members (pending availability) Refreshments will be served We are pleased to present this exclusive opportunity for Mercer Union Sustaining Members to meet over drinks with Luis Jacob. The event will be hosted by Sarah Robayo Sheridan, Director of Exhibitions and […]

PAST EVENT

PIN UP – posters by artists! Call for Submissions

31 October 2011 12am - 12am

On 15 December 2011, Mercer Union will be hosting a sale of limited edition posters by artists. The posters will be juried by former AGO Curator of Modern Art Michael Parke-Taylor. As a complement to the new works, Parke-Taylor will also be delving into his personal archives of Toronto gig posters to create a rare […]

PAST EVENT

Changing Stakes: Artist Talk by Armin Linke

22 October 2011 12am - 12am

Saturday 22 October, 4 PM Armin Linke will be joining us via live stream from Berlin to discuss his work in the exhibition Changing Stakes: Contemporary Art Dialogues with Dubai (Sept 9 – Oct 29, 2011). A recently completed video work by the artist will also be premiered. Armin Linke’s participation has been made possible […]

PAST EVENT

Creative Time Summit 2011 – live stream

23 September 2011 12am - 12am

Friday 23 September, 10am-6pm at Mercer Union A livestream broadcast of the NYC proceedings of the third edition of the Creative Time Summit. The Creative Time Summit is a conference that brings together cultural producers—including artists, critics, writers, and curators—to discuss how their work engages pressing issues affecting our world. Their international projects bring to […]

PAST EVENT

Changing Stakes: Panel discussion

10 September 2011 12am - 12am

Saturday 10 September, 4PM Join us for a panel discussion with artists Haig Aivazian, Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen and Hajra Waheed lead by guest curator Srimoyee Mitra. Presented in conjunction with Changing Stakes: Contemporary Art Dialogues with Dubai (Sept 9 – Oct 29, 2011). Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen’s participation has been made possible by the […]

PAST EVENT

ART FAG CITY PRESENTS: THE SOUND OF ART

11 August 2011 12am - 12am

A project by Paddy Johnson Live performance at Mercer Union Thursday, August 11th, 9pm Admission: FREE Find out what art sounds like in the hands of artists Paul Slocum and Lewis Kaye. Thursday 11 August, the musicians will remix Art Fag City’s limited edition LP, The Sound of Art, a record composed of sounds heard […]

PAST EVENT

RG/RG – Introduction to Typography Workshop with Dan McCafferty

31 July 2011 12am - 12am

Introduction to Typography: A workshop offered with Mercer Union’s Resource Group for Recent Grads Sunday 31 July 2011, 11AM – 4PM at Mercer Union Limited to 12 participants, membership required $5 for current paid student members / $20 new membership + workshop Lunch will be provided Mercer Union is getting typographical! Dan McCafferty (M.Des) will […]

BIG on Bloor

PAST EVENT

Mercer Union / C Magazine at BIG on Bloor

23 July 2011 12am - 12am

Visit the Mercer Union / C Magazine table at the BIG On Bloor Festival this Saturday July 23rd from 1 to 9 pm. The galleries at Mercer Union will also be open from 1 to 9pm, showing the commissioned project by Aleksandra Mir – The Seduction of Galileo Galilei. Pick up a free copy of […]

On Location

PAST EVENT

On Location: The Seduction of Galileo Galilei

11 June 2011 12am - 12am

The Seduction of Galileo Galilei by Aleksandra Mir is an action that will consist of building a tower of automotive tires as high as possible until it topples over, only to start over again. Several attempts will be made over the course of the day on Saturday 11 June 2011 from 10am to 6pm at […]

Stellar Living 2011

PAST EVENT

STELLAR LIVING 2011

3 May 2011 12am - 12 May 2011 12am

Mercer Union’s Stellar Living 2011 is the premiere contemporary art and design benefit auction in Canada. The preview exhibition features a variety of work by Canadian and international artists and designers that provides a cross-section of cutting-edge practices. Proceeds from the auction will directly support the innovative programming vision of Mercer Union, Toronto’s leading artist-run […]

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STELLAR LIVING 2011

18 March 2011 12am

Stellar Living 2011 is the fourth installment of Mercer Union’s Living exhibition and auction series. For this event, we have asked Canadian and international artists and designers – the brightest minds in their fields – to share their insights and provide new models for how we live. The unique works of art and design they […]

PAST EVENT

No Reading After the Internet

1 January 1970 12am

Ulises Carrion’s The New Art of Making Books Thursday 17 February 2011, 7 PM Free Facilitated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan and cheyanne turions No Reading After the Internet is a free monthly series, in which a selected text is read aloud and discussed. Ulises Carrion’s text “The New Art of Making Books” has been selected as […]

Spiked Tea 2011

PAST EVENT

SPIKED TEA

11 February 2011 12am

A Mercer Union Afternoon Social Saturday 12 March, 2 PM www.mercerunion.org/spikedtea MERCER UNION is pleased to announce SPIKED TEA, a new fundraising initiative presenting guests with a twist on the time-honoured ritual of afternoon tea. Toronto’s art lovers will be enchanted by the unique opportunity to be welcomed to Mercer by a select group of […]

PAST EVENT

In Studio: Kristan Horton

3 February 2011 12am - 12am

Thursday 3 February 2011, 7 PM FREE to Sustaining Members on RSVP $25 single tickets for non-members (pending availability) Refreshments will be served Following the success of the first visit in the series—Abbas Akavan graciously hosted by Micah Lexier—we are pleased to present this exclusive opportunity for Mercer Union Sustaining Members to meet with 2010 Grange […]

Jayson Musson AKA Hennessy Youngman

PAST EVENT

Mercer Union Off-Site: Jayson Musson (aka Hennessy Youngman) at The Drake

31 January 2011 12am - 12am

HENNESSY YOUNGMAN’S ART THOUGHTZ Artist talk and screening with Jayson Musson Tuesday 31 January 2012 7:30-9:30 PM, doors open at 7 PM Admission $8 / $5 Students The Drake Hotel, Underground 1150 Queen Street West New York-based artist Jayson Musson (aka Hennessy Youngman) will talk about why he started his wildly popular video series Art […]

PAST EVENT

No Reading After the Internet

31 January 2011 12am - 12am

Featured Reading: Jorge Luis Borges, “August 25, 1983” Tuesday 31 January 2012, 7 PM Free Facilitated by cheyanne turions No Reading After the Internet is a free monthly series, in which a selected text is read aloud and discussed. The short story “August 25, 1983” by Jorge Luis Borges has been selected as a complement […]