The 5 most comprehensive art galleries that are not the AGO in Toronto

1) Art Museum

The art museum comprises two buildings located side by side: the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery and the University of Toronto Art Centre. The large venue hosts an array of exhibitions as well as events. The Hart House has established a very extensive collection of Canadian art, representing a wide range of artists.

two men watching art at the Art Museum of Toronto

at: University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle, 15 King’s College Circle

+1 416 978 8398

http://artmuseum.utoronto.ca

3) Cooper Cole

Cooper Cole is a small independent gallery. It’s intimate and very exclusive. They are not always open, so it’s best to call ahead and make an appointment to visit. One of the advantages is that you’ll get a lot of attention as you stroll through this high-end art space.

art at the Cooper Cole gallery in Toronto

4) The Power Plant

The Power Plant is a large public gallery in the centre of the Harbourfront neighbourhood. It’s easy to visit some of the other venues located nearby as well. There’s always something really interesting happening here. They have a good schedule of events that will appeal to all sorts of people. Admission is free.

exterior of the Power Plant gallery in Toronto

at: Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay West

+1 416 973 4949

http://thepowerplant.org

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