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September 29, 2017
Nuit Blanche Toronto to transform city tomorrow from sunset to sunrise
  
The 12th edition of the annual Nuit Blanche Toronto takes place tomorrow night with 90 art projects from more than 350 local, national and international artists. The event will run from sunset (officially 6:58 p.m.) on Saturday, September 30 to sunrise (7 a.m.) the next morning.

The all-night celebration of contemporary art features four distinct exhibitions located at four sites:
- "Taking to the Streets" at Queen's Park and University of Toronto
- "Calculating Upon the Unforeseen" along Dundas Street from the Art Gallery of Ontario to Yonge-Dundas Square
- "Life on Neebahgeezis; A Luminous Engagement" on Bay Street between Albert Street and King Street and at Campbell House Museum, and
- "Monument to the Century of Revolutions" at Nathan Phillips Square.

The partner-produced projects are presented throughout the city. Full event details are available at http://nbto.com/.

Event updates can be found on Twitter @nuitblancheTO, Instagram @nuitblancheTO and Facebook at facebook.com/nuitblancheTO and Snapchat at nuitblancheTO. The event hashtag is #nbTO17.

Media note: Art project previews, artist interviews and spokespeople availability can be arranged through the media contact identified below.

About Nuit Blanche Toronto
Nuit Blanche Toronto is the city's annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community and funded by the Government of Ontario and Tourism Toronto. Since 2006, this award-winning event has featured almost 1,400 art installations by approximately 4,900 artists and has generated over $311 million in economic impact for Toronto. Information and updates are available at http://www.nbto.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/nuitblancheTO, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/nuitblancheTO, on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/nuitblancheTO/. The event hashtag is #nbTO17.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto is honouring Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/TorontoComms and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/cityofto.


Media Contact
Justine Palinska
Economic Development & Culture
416-395-7318
justine.palinska@toronto.ca

 

 

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