Toronto's new light therapy room will help you beat the winter blues

Dec 1 2018, 12:12 am

Feeling the doom and gloom of Toronto’s fall and winter months?

There’s now a new way to feel that glow of the summer sunshine thanks to the Light Therapy exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Light Therapy room is filled with “generous amounts of light” to simulate the brightness of a beautiful sunny day.

Its exposure light is designed for people who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the winter blues, and sleep disorders caused by overworking, stress, or jet lag.

 

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“However, the subject of happiness is always related to a specific context or situation where light therapy is installed. In this context, it allows visitors to a contemporary art museum to be aware of its role in society today,” says MOCA.

Considering Toronto recently set the record for the least amount of sun in November 2018, light therapy seems like the perfect way to add some (simulated) sunshine back into your life.

Light Therapy at MOCA 

When: November 28, 2018, to April 30, 2019

Where: MOCA floor four – 158 Sterling Road, Toronto

Time: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; Friday from 10 am to 9 pm

Tickets: Available online

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