A grid of four images depicting artwork details, clockwise from top-left: a brightly coloured array of objects on a table; a desert landscape with towering sandstone formations; pale blue foam carved into a geometric pattern; a dark room with a projected image of a hand touching a pottery wheel


Winter 2023 ARTbus: Exhibition Tour

28 January 2023 12pm - 5pm

Pick-up and drop-off at Mercer Union. $10 minimum donation includes transportation to all galleries and afternoon refreshments. In partnership with Oakville Galleries and the Art Gallery of Burlington, Mercer Union invites you to join us for the Winter ARTbus tour of 4 exhibitions. Beginning with Lydia Ourahmane’s exhibition Tassili at Mercer Union, the ARTbus will […]


SPACE: Laurie Kang | Mother Always Has a Mother: Burnt Orange

26 January 2023 - 5 May 2023
Opening Reception 1 January 1970 12am

Mercer Union’s SPACE billboard commission has invited artist Laurie Kang for its 2022–23 season for a yearlong series titled, Mother Always Has a Mother. Known for her sprawling installations and distinctive material repertoire, Kang’s practice is a dialogue with entropy. Elegantly disordered and richly layered, her site-sensitive works explore the relational bonds between time, personal history, […]

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fORUM: Lydia Ourahmane

24 January 2023 6pm

Event begins at 6:30PM EST Main Hall 1 Spadina Crescent John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design University of Toronto  Lydia Ourahmane leads an artist talk around her new film and the subject of her first exhibition in Canada, Tassili (2022). Documenting a two-week journey on foot with a group of artists to […]