Searching for what to do in Toronto this week? There are always cool events and exhibitions going on, but sometimes all that choice can be a little overwhelming. That’s why we’ve put together a weekly list of the most interesting art and design events going on in the city. Here’s a list of Toronto events we’re checking out this week.
One of a Kind Show

The One of a Kind Show or OOAK winter edition is finally here! If you love shopping locally and shopping early for Christmas gifts, this is your chance to find uniques gifts that are all under one roof. Open from November 22 – December 2, 2018, OOAK has some new things in store this year including an Exhibitor Candy Competition and a Late Night Tote Pop-up. There is also one night designated for Late Night Shopping on Thursday November 29th from 10am-11pm. So what are you waiting for?  

November 22 – December 2, 2018

Weekdays and Saturdays
10am – 9pm

10am – 6pm

It’s on this Winter—Opening Weekend at Ontario Place!

After a much needed renovation, Ontario Place if finally back up and running like the old days. This winter, Ontario Place opens its doors to a host of programs including the Winter Light Exhibition, Synthetic Ice Skating Rink, movies at the Cinesphere, Community Bonfires and more. Programs run from November 23, 2018 to March 17, 2019 and is mostly FREE! Check out their website or facebook event page for more details.

November 23, 2018 – March 17,2019

Opening Weekend
November 23 – 25, 2018

The Philosophy and Design of Muji

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the Japanese brand Muji is so successful today and what it foresees in the future. As a celebratory event for the opening of Toronto’s MUJI Atrium flagship, “Masaaki Kanai, Chairman of Ryohin Keikaku, will discuss MUJI’s global strategy, philosophy and design for a one-time event at the University of Toronto’s Convocation Hall.” The event is currently sold out online, but you can contact Hart House Tickets at (416) 978-8849 or in person for further inquiries.

November 24, 2018
2 – 4pm

Norden: The Festival of Cool

Art, Design, Music & Thought Leadership

This NEW festival at Harbourfront Centre includes visual arts, crafts, lecture series, markets, live music by the rink, films and unique culinary experiences. “Featuring some of the most creative driving forces in contemporary art, music and thought leadership, Norden: The Festival of Cool promises to make you think differently about the dark nights of winter.” Don’t miss out on the plethora of events starting November 24 through December 2, 2018.

November 24 – December 2, 2018

Image: Artist, Sini Majuri. VUORI, 2018. Glass. Photo by Heidi-Hanna Karhu