The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) is proud to announce a multi-year donation of photographs by celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, whose iconic images have brought worldwide attention to the impacts of human industry on the natural landscape.
Visionary Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky gifts career-spanning archive to the Ryerson Image Centre
Nov. 24, 2020
Temporary shutdown extended / fall season closed
Nov. 13, 2020
As daily COVID-19 cases in Toronto remain high, the temporary shutdown of our galleries and research centre has been extended and our fall exhibitions are now closed.
Temporary Closure — Fall Exhibition Season
Oct. 13, 2020
The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Government of Ontario on Friday, October 9, we have temporarily closed our galleries and research centre. We hope to reopen our doors in November in concert with the 28-day period outlined in the new restrictions.
Artists Stephen Waddell and Mohamed Bourouissa headline the RIC’s fall online programs
Sep. 10, 2020
The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) is pleased to open three new exhibitions on September 16, including Scotiabank Photography Award: Stephen Waddell, Mohamed Bourouissa: Horse Day, and Ethan Murphy: Front & Back. Visitors are encouraged to read the RIC’s reopening FAQ to learn more about the operational changes that have been made to ensure a safe and enjoyable gallery experience for all.
Ryerson Image Centre reopens Sept. 16, 2020, with Stephen Waddell’s enigmatic, large-scale photographs
Aug. 21, 2020
The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) is pleased to announce its plan to reopen at noon on September 16, 2020, with the launch of three new exhibitions, including Scotiabank Photography Award: Stephen Waddell, Mohamed Bourouissa: Horse Day, and Ethan Murphy: Front & Back.
A commitment to equity at the RIC
Jun. 18, 2020
What role can museums play at this urgent moment, and in the years to come, to bring real change to society?
More to the point: what should the Ryerson Image Centre be doing to meet the challenge raised by activists and concerned citizens over the past few weeks to change our culture for the better, and to address systemic racism, brutality, and discrimination experienced every day by Black people?
Spring/Summer Exhibitions Postponed
Mar. 26, 2020
On March 13, we temporarily closed our galleries and research centre in response to COVID-19. The health and safety of our community remains our top priority and, given the evolving nature of the situation, we have now made the difficult decision to postpone our spring/summer exhibition season until fall 2020. The launch party for the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, scheduled for April 30, has been cancelled.
Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our community.
Mar. 13, 2020
Temporary Closure Effective March 13, 2020
The Ryerson Image Centre has temporarily closed its galleries and research centre, effective March 13 through April 30, in conjunction with Ryerson University’s efforts to protect members of the community during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Acclaimed curator David Campany and renowned French photographer Sophie Ristelhueber headline the RIC’s winter public program
Jan. 20, 2020
This winter, the Ryerson Image Centre presents A Handful of Dust: From the Cosmic to the Domestic, an exhibition by acclaimed curator and critic David Campany focused on the visual representation of dust in photography, both as an element of the everyday and as poetic allegory. This season’s public programs feature celebrated curators, collectors, and artists.