Happy New Year!!
We have a fantastic season of events planned at the Koffler this winter and spring: exhibitions, Koffler Chamber Orchestra concerts, artist talks, programs for teens and families, the 2011 Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards, and so much more.
First up is the Koffler Gallery's latest off-site project:
Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women
February 17 to April 17, 2011
Koffler Gallery Off-Site at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St West
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:30 – 10 PM | FREE
It's a groundbreaking touring exhibition of original drawings, full comic books and graphic novels from eighteen Canadian and international artists, providing the first in-depth look at a unique and prolific niche of graphic storytelling – Jewish women’s autobiographical comics.
The exhibition is originated and curated by Michael Kaminer and Sarah Lightman, and just finished a successful run at San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum. It received some great press from San Francisco media - here and here. The Canadian Press also ran a great article (Canada-wide!) announcing the exhibition - the Toronto Star picked it up among others. The Jewish Daily Forward out of New York City is the media sponsor of the show.
Join us on the opening weekend - February 17-21, Family Day weekend - for a packed schedule of events and programs associated with the opening of the exhibition. Full details will be up on our website soon!
And check out the Graphic Details blog: http://graphicdetailstheshow.wordpress.com/
Hope to see you at the exhibition!