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Studio:  Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque Studio: Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque
November 14th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Members of The Ministry are invited to spend the evening at the studios of Toronto-based artists (and spouses) Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque.
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Access: FASTWURMS & Sandy Plotnikoff at Paul Petro Access: FASTWURMS & Sandy Plotnikoff at Paul Petro
November 7th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Ministry for an intimate introduction and tour of two current exhibitions by artists FASTWURMS & Sandy Plotnikoff led by gallerist Paul Petro...
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Tour: Art Toronto 2012 Tour: Art Toronto 2012
October 27th, 2012 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Members of The Ministry are invited to attend our 3rd annual guided tour of Art Toronto. Over the past decade, art fairs have seen a huge increase in ...
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Access: Dominic Nahr at O'Born Contemporary Access: Dominic Nahr at O'Born Contemporary
October 10th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Ministry at O'Born Contemporary for a special exhibition preview of new documentary images of South Sudan by acclaimed photojournalist, Domin...
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Studio: Anders Oinonen & Susy Oliveira Studio: Anders Oinonen & Susy Oliveira
September 18th, 2012 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join The Ministry for an intimate studio visit with two of Toronto's most exciting emerging visual artists, Anders Oinonen and Susy Oliveira. These a...
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Insider: MoCCA & <em>trans</em>/FORM Insider: MoCCA & trans/FORM
August 7th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join The Ministry for our third annual talk with Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art (MOCCA) Artistic Director and Curator, David Liss, who will expla...
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Tour:  The Galleries of Tecumseth Street Tour: The Galleries of Tecumseth Street
July 19th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Ministry invites members to attend a special evening gallery hop of the galleries of Tecumseth Street. A backbone of the Toronto contemporary art...
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Access:  Souther Salazar at Narwhal Art Projects Access: Souther Salazar at Narwhal Art Projects
June 18th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Ministry for an intimate evening of magic and creativity with artist Souther Salazar at Narwhal Art Projects. More info..

Access: Ministry Member Night at The Spoke Club Access: Ministry Member Night at The Spoke Club
June 1st, 2012 9:00pm - 11:00pm

Join the Ministry for a special evening of art, friends, and drinks at Toronto's exclusive Spoke Club.

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Collector Visit: The Collection of Alison and Alan Schwartz Collector Visit: The Collection of Alison and Alan Schwartz
May 9th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join The Ministry for an exclusive tour of the private collection of Alison and Alan Schwartz. Members are invited to an exclusive opportunity to view...
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Insider:  Kerry Tribe at The Power Plant Insider: Kerry Tribe at The Power Plant
April 3rd, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Ministry at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery for a special viewing of the film works of Kerry Tribe and a discussion with the museum ...
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Studio:  Steve Driscoll Studio: Steve Driscoll
March 15th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Condensing the essence of the Canadian landscape into hallucinatory and spiritualised paintings, Toronto-based artist Steve Driscoll brings forward th...
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Dialogue: Brendan Monroe at Cooper Cole Dialogue: Brendan Monroe at Cooper Cole
March 3rd, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join The Ministry for an artist talk with internationally exhibited artist Brendan Monroe. ...
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Access: C Magazine Auction Tour 2012 Access: C Magazine Auction Tour 2012
February 29th, 2012 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Members of The Ministry are invited to to a private viewing and presentation by auctioneer Perry Tung of the work available in the upcoming C Magazine...
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Studio: Niall McClelland Studio: Niall McClelland
February 21st, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

For the past five years, Niall McClelland has been exhibiting his art in numerous galleries across North America. A true multidisciplinary artist, McC...
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Access: Tibi Tibi Neuspiel and Geoffrey Pugen at NSC Access: Tibi Tibi Neuspiel and Geoffrey Pugen at NSC
January 25th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Ministry for an evening with artists Tibi Tibi Neuspiel and Geoffrey Pugen at Neubacher Shor Contemporary where they will discuss The Tie-bre...
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Access: Derek Sullivan Access: Derek Sullivan
November 11th, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join The Ministry for an intimate talk with Toronto-based artist Derek Sullivan at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects.
"Employing formal and textua...
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Tour: Art Toronto 2011 Tour: Art Toronto 2011
October 29th, 2011 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Members of The Ministry are invited to attend a guided tour of Art Toronto. Over the past decade, art fairs have seen a huge increase in importance in...
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Dialogue: AGO Curator Sasha Suda Dialogue: AGO Curator Sasha Suda
October 12th, 2011 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join The Ministry for an intimate talk and guided tour of the fantastic Medieval Art collection at the AGO with the museum's Assistant Curator of Euro...
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Access: Gary Taxali Book Signing Access: Gary Taxali Book Signing
September 21st, 2011 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Join The Ministry at the AGO for the release and a signing of Gary Taxali's newest monographs More info..

Tour: ArtSpin Tour: ArtSpin
August 25th, 2011 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Art Spin is an art crawl style bicycle tour of art galleries, art performances and artist's studios in Toronto's west end art district. Each Art Spin ...
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Tour: West End Gallery Crawl Tour: West End Gallery Crawl
July 6th, 2011 8:00pm - 11:00pm

The Ministry invites members to join us for an evening gallery hop. Select galleries will stay open after hours exclusively for this event and their p...
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Insider: MoCCA & The Cameron House Insider: MoCCA & The Cameron House
June 29th, 2011 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join The Ministry for our second annual talk with MOCCA director David Liss who will explain the museum's newest curatorial effort, "This Is Paradise"...
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Access: Extreme Animals Access: Extreme Animals
May 17th, 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Ministry of Artistic Affairs invites Members to attend a unique lecture and audio/visual experience with Extreme Animals' Jacob Ciocci (paper rad)...
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Access: Maya Hayuk & Jen Stark Access: Maya Hayuk & Jen Stark
May 14th, 2011 4:20pm - 5:20pm

The Ministry of Artistic Affairs invites you to an intimate meet and greet with artists Maya Hayuk & Jen Stark as they discuss their artistic practice...
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Film: Beautiful Losers Film: Beautiful Losers
April 13th, 2011 9:00pm - 10:00pm

"Beautiful Losers" celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation. In the early 1990s a loose-knit group of...
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Tour: TIFF Bell Lightbox Tour: TIFF Bell Lightbox
March 23rd, 2011 4:00pm - 7:00pm

One of Toronto's new cultural gems, the Bell Lightbox is the beautiful new home of the Toronto International Film Festival. More than just the home-ba...
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Studio: Dorian Fitzgerald Studio: Dorian Fitzgerald
February 24th, 2011 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Dorian FitzGerald has quite suddenly, it seems, become one of the most important painters in Toronto. Though he only recently began showing his work, ...
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Access: Kim Dorland Access: Kim Dorland
January 27th, 2011 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Known for his high-key colours and built-up globules of paint, Kim Dorland's paintings have been referred to in Maclean's magazine as "extreme" for th...
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Collection: Schulich School Of Business Collection: Schulich School Of Business
November 27th, 2010 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join The Ministry for a tour of the permanent art collection at the Schulich School of Business by art consultant Judy Schulich. The Schulich School o...
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Tour: Art Toronto 2010 Tour: Art Toronto 2010
October 30th, 2010 11:00am - 3:00pm

Members of The Ministry are invited to attend a guided tour of Art Toronto (previously called the 'Toronto International Art Fair"). Over the past dec...
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Dialogue: Don Thompson Dialogue: Don Thompson
September 30th, 2010 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Why would a someone pay $12 million for a taxidermic shark? How does a Jackson Pollock painting sell for $140 million? What factors set the price of a...
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Access: Dan Bergeron Access: Dan Bergeron
September 11th, 2010 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Bergeron's most recent body of work, Faces of the City, juxtaposes the abrasive charm of the distressed surfaces of modern cities with the intimate fa...
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Studio: Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins Studio: Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins
September 1st, 2010 4:20pm - 5:20pm

Two of the most promising artists on the rise in Canada, Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins inject intelligent humour and pop culture into conceptual a...
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Studio: Matt Bahen Studio: Matt Bahen
August 18th, 2010 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Matt Bahen is one of the most highly skilled painters in Toronto. Since graduating from OCAD (Ontario College of Art and Design) as a painting and dra...
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Collection: Private Collector Collection: Private Collector
July 20th, 2010 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Not only do these private collectors have one of the nicest homes you will ever see, but their collection of contemporary art is certainly one of the ...
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Insider: MoCCA Insider: MoCCA
June 22nd, 2010 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join The Ministry for a talk with MOCCA director David Liss who will explain his newest curatorial effort, an exhibition that examines ways in which s...
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Access: Friends With You Access: Friends With You
June 10th, 2010 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Ministry of Artistic Affairs invites Members to attend a private opening of "Daydreamers", a special presentation by the Miami-based visual arts c...
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Insider: Photography Insider: Photography
May 13th, 2010 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Stephen Bulger Gallery will welcome members and gallery director Stephen Bulger will discuss the current exhibition of vintage prints of photos that g...
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Dialogue: Greg Lamarche Dialogue: Greg Lamarche
April 27th, 2010 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Ministry Of Artistic Affairs invites you to an intimate meet and greet with artist Greg Lamarche on Wednesday April 7th, between 7 - 9pm. Please j...
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