Empire of Dreams Outreach and Education Events

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MOCCA is pleased to announce an exciting roster of outreach and education events this summer in conjunction with the exhibition Empire of Dreams: Phenomenology of the built environment.

Public Events

Empire of Dreams Live
Panel Discussion: Artists and the Built Environment

Moderated by Ann MacDonald, Director/Curator, Doris McCarthy Gallery
Panelists: Empire of Dreams artists Sara Graham, An Te Liu, Samina Mansuri, and MOCCA Artistic Director & Curator, David Liss
Tuesday June 29, 6:30-8 pm, Drake Underground, 1150 Queen Street West
Free to the public

Meet the Artists: Saturday July 10, at MOCCA, free to the public

1 p.m. Dan Bergeron discusses his urban interventions and his latest site-specific installation created for Empire of Dreams

2 p.m. Janet Jones speaks about her paintings that investigate the spaces of cyber-cities in relation to women in the urban environment and the techno-sublime

Meet the Artist: Saturday August 7, 1 p.m., at MOCCA, free to the public

Bruno Billio & Jade Rude talk about their collaborative project Russian Mountain and Yellow-Black Tower featured in Empire of Dreams

Members’ Events

Exhibition tour with Artistic Director & Curator David Liss
Wednesday, June 23, 12-1 p.m. at MOCCA, open to all members

Studio Visit with artists Yvonne Lammerich & Ian Carr-Harris and MOCCA Exhibition Tour with Artistic Director & Curator David Liss
Wednesday June 23, 7-9 p.m., meet at MOCCA
Limited registration, MOCCA Partner and up, RSVP required

Collecting Contemporary Art: A conversation with Jamie Angell & Gareth Brown-Jowett Angell Gallery Co-Directors and artist
Alex McLeod

Wednesday July 14, 7-9 p.m, meet at Angell Gallery, 12 Ossington Avenue
Limited registration, Contributing Member and up, RSVP required

To register for members’ events please contact:
Nicole Neufeld | 416- 395- 7613 | nneufel(at)toronto(dot)ca

Educational programming for the exhibition Empire of Dreams has been made possible with the support of Matthew Teitelbaum, Partners in Art, the RBC Foundation, and David Blackwood. Partners in Art would like to acknowledge the support of First Capital, BMO Financial Group, Aastra, Rogers, TD Securities, C.A Delaney Capital Management Ltd, Gluskin Sheff, Odgers Berndtson, RP Investment Advisors, St. Joseph Communications, and UBS.