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Posted by Staff / Posted on May 31, 2007

MOCCAThe Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA for short) is slightly hidden behind a courtyard off Queen. Inside, the gallery showcases innovative art by Canadian and international artists whose works engage and reflect the stories of our times.



Christopher King / March 25, 2008 at 10:12 am
No offense, but this is truly one of the most boring spaces I have seen portrayed, and somehow, I cannot see any exhibit taking away from that.
C'mon, I can understand minimalism, but this?
Ivan / December 8, 2008 at 03:35 pm
This looks to be the back room only, where the Art Metropole show is now (Dec 08). Kind of misleading considering how much larger the main space is...
Tim replying to a comment from Ivan / December 8, 2008 at 06:48 pm
Yes. It is the back room only. For a look at the bigger gallery space check this post out:
uzi smilovich / January 27, 2009 at 10:52 am
we are a chassidic ensemble , we would love to play any place in toronto,
uzi smilovich
John Turner / June 6, 2010 at 01:08 am
THANKS, John Turner

Debra Bannister / June 6, 2011 at 08:16 am
The space may seem boring to some but to me it represents a simplicity that rests the mind so that you can immerse yourself in the art and images being presented. It requires one to pause longer and really let your mind escape to consider the possibilities. Cheers!
sabrine cohen / June 8, 2011 at 06:40 am
Hi Debra, Simplicity is good for sure, but this space is too small for a needs to have some sort of international standard. Immersion in a work of art is not codependent on simplicity of the space, but the kind of work exhibited, produced and also the personal interest of the viewer. I feel there is no point in being defencive- MOCCA is very very small and should not be labeled a museum. For a gallery space it is ok. Occassionally they do put up some very interesting shows and the staff are rather nice, friendly and helpful.
mikailus / April 8, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Consider my work:
House of Moments / April 11, 2014 at 09:07 pm
Emerging artists, meet Moments.

Moments Art Gallery 2 years of trading, is an exciting commercial art gallery; Established in Toronto in May 2011. Providing emerging and established artists with space and exposure to place their work in today's contemporary corporate and domestic environments.

Moments Art Gallery is known to be an art hub for emerging artists. Artist without studio space and financial strength to continue their passion of art . Everyday hand full of new but very talented artist use Moments art Gallery as their studio space, Everyday they are provided paint, canvas and all necessary essentials in order to prepare them for their own opportunity to exhibit within our gallery space.

Opened by the founder and director, Hamid Kouchak; with experience over 10 years as an artist and art collector himself. Hamid is very grateful to be able to provide this opportunity for emerging talent within Toronto art community as he has been involved locally and internationally for many years.

Moments Art Gallery encourages all aspects of creativity in the art world through promotion, and exhibition.

The creativity and determination of the new wave of Canadian and international artists, wishing to be exposed and accepted by the world art market motivates us. Moments Art Gallery will continually present exciting, dramatic and provocative works of art in Canada and to the worldwide art market.

Gallery hours Monday to Saturday 11am-6pm

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Enter, Be You.
Sarah B / January 22, 2015 at 11:33 am
For anyone interested in purchasing art for their homes/apartments/offices/gifts Gallery Hi Art recently opened a new location at Spadina and Adelaide (101 Spadina Ave). It's amazing!! Some really exceptional quality art can be found there and their prices are incredibly reasonable. Everything in this gallery is hand painted and original. Definitely worth a look.

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