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Operations at the Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery have been modified to comply with current provincial guidelines for indoor venue capacity . All necessary measures to ensure a safe environment for all guests will be implemented .
The Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery welcomes thousands of visitors annually . It was established in 1987 under the beneficent patronage of Toronto businessman , Joseph Carrier . Often referred to as “ Toronto ’ s mini-Guggenheim ,” the gallery has 21,000 square feet of exhibition space over three circular levels , topped by a giant skylight . The Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery is situated in the Columbus Centre .
“ 40 Under Forty ” October 1 – November 21 , 2020 In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Columbus Centre , the Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery is presenting an exhibition of 40 Ontario-based artists , all of whom were born after the Columbus Centre was established . This comprehensive exhibition will give the audience a look at what young artists are doing during a worldwide pandemic and while society experiences rapid and much-needed cultural and political growth . From faces to figures , still life to action painting , landscape to seascape , this broad exhibit will give the audience a look at varied themes and disciplines as diverse as the young artists themselves . Location : Upper and Lower Gallery
Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery , Columbus Centre
Mandate The gallery features modern contemporary art in photography , painting , sculpture and design . The gallery has displayed original work by international masters such as Leonardo da Vinci , Piranesi , Picasso and others .
The Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery places strong emphasis on work by emerging , mid-career and senior Canadian artists of Italian heritage . We also promote cross-cultural , intergenerational understanding and appreciation , through socially relevant exhibitions . The Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery also hosts the traditional Presepe-Nativity Exhibition organized by Centro Scuola every year in December .
From the Renaissance brilliance of da Vinci , Michelangelo , and Raphael , to their present-day contemporaries , art has been one of the great expressions of Italian culture , ideas and achievement .
40 Under Forty , FengShui 風水 ” by Peter Chan
Today that tradition lives on as we celebrate the artistic expressions of artists from across the country .
The gallery also maintains a significant permanent collection of contemporary works of art .
For more information and a full schedule of upcoming art exhibitions at the Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery , visit us online at villacharities . com .


Gallery Hours : Monday to Friday , 10am – 5pm Admission : Free to the public
For more information contact : Cassandra Zannella , Arts & Culture Coordinator Phone : 416-789-7011 ext . 248 Email : cultural @ villacharities . com
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