Posts tagged as:

MOCCA

Who’s Running the Show? On MoCCA’s Shifting Creative Vision

by Rea McNamara on January 13, 2016
Thumbnail image for Who’s Running the Show? On MoCCA’s Shifting Creative Vision

If the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MoCCA) were a book, it’s cover would be looking pretty good right now. The 17 year old institution dedicated to showcasing contemporary artists is in the midst of moving into Toronto’s historic Tower Automotive Building. Expected to occupy 25,000 square feet of the industrial heritage building now being restored by developer Castlepoint Numa, MoCCA’s new permanent home will be the so-called anchor tenant of a new mixed-used community in the Lower Junction neighbourhood. On top of that, the organization hired its first-ever CEO Chantal Pontbriand to bring an international outlook and shake things up. With so many hurdles cleared, MoCCA appears on the verge of becoming one of Toronto’s few international institutional players.

Read the full article →

Report from the Academy: Q&A with Harbourfront Centre Curator Patrick Macaulay

by Sally McKay on June 20, 2011
Thumbnail image for Report from the Academy: Q&A with Harbourfront Centre Curator Patrick Macaulay

How do you curate challenging contemporary art for massive audiences in a tourist destination? For the past ten years, Patrick Macaulay has been doing just that, and he has recently transformed a serious work injury into a renewed sense of curatorial ambition.

Read the full article →