What's Happening

Culture, Lifestyle, Fashion Events & Exhibits Happening in Toronto

I enjoy attending different events, exhibitions and happenings throughout Toronto. There are so many great events going on that there is no way I can list them all but, below is a few Happenings going on or coming soon. Check back often as this page is continually updated with reviews and more events! New to Toronto or just visiting? Please visit my Explore Toronto Link (menu to the right) to find out more about museums, galleries, and other interesting places to visit in Toronto and beyond!

World Press Photo Exhibit 2016
Art & Culture Exhibits:
Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh & More: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), October 22, 2016 - January 29, 2017

Toronto: Tribute + Tributaries, 1971 - 1989: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO),September 29, 2016 - May 7, 2017

Chihuly: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), June 25, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Review!

Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century: Bata Shoe Museum, June 18th, 2014 - January 2017 (Extended!)
Review!

Sheila Hicks: Material Voices: Textile Museum of Canada, October 6, 2016 - February 5, 2017

Worlds On A String: Beads, Journeys, Inspirations: Textile Museum of Canada, June 15 - October 23, 2016

Edmund de Waal: Rhythm in White: The Gardiner Museum, September 9, 2016 - January 4, 2017

True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada: The Gardiner Museum, October 13, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Fashion Victims Exhibit at Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, art, artmatters, culture, the purple scarf, melanieps, ontario, canada, history
Fashion Victims, Bata Shoe Museum
Ontario Art Gallery: The Great Upheaval: Masterpieces From The Guggenheim, 1910-1918 (Review!)

Royal Ontario Museum: The Forbidden City: Inside The Court of China's Emperors (Opens March 2)

Tiff Lightbox: David Cronenberg: Evolution (Review!, Ended)

Bata Shoe Musuem: Out Of The Box: The Rise of Sneaker CultureMusuem of Contemporary Art: Misled By Nature: Contemporary Art And The Baroque (Opens February 8)
Textile Museum of Canada: From Geisha To Diva: The Kimonos Of Ichimaru

Canadian Opera Company: Cosi Fan Tutte (Working Rehearsal Review!)
Canadian Opera Company: A Masked Ball (Opens February 2)


The Canadian National Ballet of Canada: Watch Her (Opens February 26) - See more at: http://www.thepurplescarf.ca/#sthash.zbYnjq7a.dpufYto Barrada: Faux Guide: The Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery, October 15, 2016 - January 2, 2017
YTO Barrada : Faux Guide: The Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery, October 15, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Maria Loboda: Some weep, some blow flutes: The Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery, October 15, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Latifa Echakhch: Cross Fade: The Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery, October 15, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Stories We Tell: Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2016: Harbourfront Centre, September 24 - December 22, 2016

Hard Twist 11: Spin: Gladstone Hotel, August 24 - December 27, 2017
Review!
Hard Twist 10: Memory Exhibit Review!
Hard Twist 9: Fibre Optics Exhibit Review!
Hard Twist 8: This is Personal Exhibit Review!

Why the @#&! Do You Paint?: Go Figure: Gladstone Hotel, October 4 - November 28, 2016 (Ended)

Yonder: Koffler Gallery,September 21 - November 27, 2016 (Ended)

Leoplod Plotek: No Work, Nor Device, Nor Knowledge, Nor Wisdom: Koffler Gallery, January 19 - March 19, 2017

Honest Ed Installation: TTC Bathurst Station, November 1 - December 31, 2016
Review!

Hard Twist 11: Spin, Gladstone Hotel
Theatre & Music Shows:
Free Concert Series: The Canadian Opera Company - The Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Various Dates
Review!  

Potted Potter: The Panasonic Theatre, December 15, 2016 - January 15, 2017

Onegin: The National Ballet of Canada: The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, November 23 - 27, 2016

The Nutcracker: The National Ballet of Canada: The Four Seasons for the Performing Arts, December 10 - 31, 2016


Culture Events: 
Human Rights Film Festival: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, December 9 - 11, 2016

European Union Film Festival: Royal Cinema, November 10 - 24, 2016

Free Concert Series at The Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Toronto Canadian Opera Company Melanie.Ps The Purple Scarf Culture
Free Concert Series, The Four Seasons for the Performing Arts
Lifestyle Events:
The Toronto Christmas Market: The Distillery Historic District, November 18 - December 22, 2016

 One of A Kind Show and Sale: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, November 24 - December 4, 2016

Holiday Fair: Nathan Phillips Square, December 8 - 23, 2016

Magical Winterland Nights: Casa Loma, Wednesday Nights, December 7, 2016 - January 4, 2017

DJ Skate Nights: Harbourfront Centre, Saturday Nights, December 17, 2016 - February 18, 2017

Winterlicious: Various Locations, January 27 - February 10, 2017

Canadian International Autoshow: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, February 17 - 26, 2017

Interior Design Show: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, January 19 - 22, 2017


 Nuit Blanche 2016, Nathan Phillips Square
P.s!: If you know of other events and happenings that I might want to attend or that need advertising, please send me an email to let me know. I might see you there! And don't forget to check my archived posts below to learn about past events and exhibits.

P.s,
Melanie!

Archived Events & Exhibits:
10X10 Photography Photography Project: Gladstone Hotel, June 9 - August 17, 2016
Review!
That's So Gay: Come Together: Gladstone Hotel, June 9 - August 17, 2016
Review!
Deliberately Ambiguous: Visual Arts Exhibitions Winter/Spring 2016: Harbourfront Centre, January 23 - June 19, 2016
Review!
Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art.: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), April 2 - September 5, 2016
Review!
Song Dong's Communal Courtyard: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), January 30 - July 17, 2016
Review!
Outsiders: American Photography and Film, 1950s -1980s: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), March 12 - May 29, 2016
Review!
Urban Wild: Gladstone Hotel, April 5 - 25, 2016
Review!
Tim Burton: A Group Show Tribute: Gladstone Hotel, March 28 - April 14, 2016
Review!

***Events and times are subject to change. Please check with the event website before attending for more details.***

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