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

EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology is Coming Soon to a Factory Near You!

Have you bought your ticket to the festival of the future yet? Step inside a world where crickets combat global hunger, medical supplies are 3D-printed in outer space, drones deliver blood to remote communities, and shipping containers are the future of farming.

September 28–October 8, 2017

The Power Plant Fall 2017 Opening Party

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, join in celebrating The Power Plant’s Fall 2017 Exhibition Season and be among the first to experience the shows.

Fall 2017 marks the last exhibition season of 2017, the year of their 30th Anniversary, and the launch of the Creative Time Summit! Cash bar available all evening.

September 28 
Admission is FREE, RSVP to the event on Facebook today.

Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche Toronto is a free, annual, city-wide celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community.

For one sleepless night, from sunset to sunrise, the familiar is discarded and Toronto is transformed into an artistic playground for a series of exhilarating contemporary art experiences in unexpected public spaces.

Sunset September 30 – Sunrise October 1, 2017

Book Signing with Guillermo Del Toro

In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Guillermo del Toro: At Home With Monsters, we are excited to announce a book signing by the legendary artist himself.

The book signing is expected to be a very popular event.

September 27, 2017

Culture Days at the Gardiner Museum

Celebrate Ontario Culture Days with a weekend of free admission at the Gardiner Museum. Guests will have a chance to explore the museum’s world-renowned collection of ceramics for free as well as enjoy a lineup of special programming.

September 29 – October 1, 2017

ROM Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum returns this fall with live entertainment, DJs, and fresh themes to excite every Friday night. Explore the museum’s stunning galleries, or hit the dance floor with tasty food and drinks.

Fridays, September 29–November 24,  2017