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The Gallery at the J

Three people look at photos hanging on a gallery wallLocated in the Jacobs Lounge on the main floor of the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, the Gallery provides a platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their talent, share their stories and connect with the community through visual art.

Our exhibitions draw the viewer's attention to corners of everyday life, often challenging pre-existing opinions of culture, religious identity and social issues. Celebrate the powerful world of images and painting at The Gallery at the J.

Thank you to the artists who have applied to show. Our 2017-18 season is now booked.

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Call for Submissions

Looking for an audience? The Gallery at the J is accepting submissions for its 2018-19 season. The selected artists will receive excellent exposure thanks to the 1,000 members and guests visiting the gallery each month.

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Current Exhibit - Built to Remember: The Holocaust Museums of Today and Tomorrow

two men walk through a museumNovember 2 - 29, 2017

Over the past fifty years there has been a phenomenal rise in the number of Holocaust museums. This exhibition presents a sampling of these museums from around the globe to show how the narratives and stories shared by these institutions have significantly impacted how the Holocaust is understood. These museums position the events of the Holocaust and its legacy as relevant to our present and future, considering that generations of students are learning about the Holocaust through visits to these institutions.
Image: An artist’s rendering of the Holocaust exhibit at the soon‐tobe‐opened Amud Aish Memorial Museum in Brooklyn, N.Y. Image courtesy of Amud Aish Memorial Museum, 2017

Read more: Current Exhibit - Built to Remember: The Holocaust Museums of Today and Tomorrow

Current Exhibit - Noah’s Ark: A Modern Take on a Biblical Story

a photograph of two sheep with a graphic overlayThird Floor Exhibit: October 1 - November 30, 2017

Osnat Lippa
The story of Noah's Ark has always fascinated me. I feel it is significant as both a moral tale of humanity being punished for ‘wickedness' and as a mirror for my own struggles with rootlessness and being an outsider like the animals in the Ark. Working with storytelling and narrative is an important aspect of my work. In this series I have used digital photography and image manipulation to create my desired effect.

Read more: Current Exhibit - Noah’s Ark: A Modern Take on a Biblical Story

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Sunday November 19
Bloor St Closed Christie St - Avenue Rd
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Changes to our Hours:
Sunday December 24

7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday December 25
Tuesday December 26
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday December 31
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday January 1
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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