Now in its second year, temporary winter art exhibit Ice Breakers is returning to Toronto’s waterfront today.
Organized by Winter Stations and The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (WBIA), this outdoor art exhibit will provide the city with five temporary wintertime art installations that are 100% free to the public from January 19 to February 25.
This year, visitors will discover five new wintertime art installations located on Queens Quay from Harbourfront Centre to the Toronto Music Garden.
This year, the Waterfront BIA hosted an international design competition for the selection of five artist teams to provide installations for five unique sites.
Each of the winning art pieces was inspired by the stars in support of 2018’s theme, “constellation.”
Here’s what you’ll be able to see this year:
By Liz Wreford and Peter Sampson, Public City Architecture (Winnipeg, Canada)
By Bennet Marburger and Ji Zhang of 2408 Studio ( Hangzhou Shi, China)
By Thena Tak (Vancouver, Canada)
By João Araújo Sousa and Joana Correia Silva, JJs Arquitectura (Porto, Portugal)
‘Through the Eyes of the Bear’
By Tanya Goertzen of People Places (Calgary, Canada)
This winter, if you’re looking for an excuse to get out of your condo, let this be it. We guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
When: January 19 to February 25
Where: Queens Quay from Harbourfront Centre to the Toronto Music Garden