Winter can be a great time to explore the city’s leading art galleries and cultural attractions. From a vibrant music festival to a new exhibition celebrating Canada’s modern design and craft movement, here are five must-see happenings this month in and near Yorkville.
Max-Steven Grossman at Galerie de Bellefeuille Toronto
This month, you’ll find an exhibition of Colombian artist Max-Steven Grossman’s entrancing “Bookscapes” at Galerie de Bellefeuille Toronto’s secondary exhibition space. Now through January 24, 2023.
“Kent Monkman: Being Legendary” at the Royal Ontario Museum
A thought-provoking exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, Being Legendary includes new paintings by Cree artist Kent Monkman, displayed with items from the ROM’s permanent collections. Now through April 16, 2023.
21C Music Festival at The Royal Conservatory
Taking place at The Royal Conservatory’s Temerty Theatre on Bloor Street, this year’s 21C Music Festival features performances of new music from talents such as composer Ian Cusson and cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Now through January 29, 2023.
“Karine Giboulo: Housewarming” at the Gardiner Museum
Karine Giboulo’s immersive, personal exhibition at the Gardiner Museum—the Montreal artist’s “response to the COVID-19 pandemic”—includes over 500 miniature polymer clay figures. Now through May 7, 2023.
“Canadian Modern” at the Royal Ontario Museum
Opened just weeks ago, this popular ROM exhibition highlights modern Canadian fashion, furniture, jewellery, electronics, ceramics and more. The 100 “culturally significant” items on display include both limited-edition and mass-produced objects. Now through July 30, 2023.