New facility opens 2017
On June 25, MOCCA opens its 2015 summer exhibitions (Dean Baldwin: Q.W.Y.C and Elmgreen & Dragset: Drama Queens). MOCCA will close its doors at its current location on August 23 and temporarily relocate its administrative offices to 80 Ward Street until December 31, 2016. MOCCA is currently developing plans for itinerant, off-site, and pop-up programming during the transitional phase before occupying its new permanent home in the Tower Automotive Building.
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) was officially founded from the former Art Gallery of North York in 1999 with a mandate to exhibit, research, collect, and promote innovative art by Canadian artists whose works engage and reflect the relevant stories of our times. MOCCA currently exists as a not-for-profit, arms-length agency of the City of Toronto's Cultural Services Section.
MOCCA's relocation to downtown Toronto in January 2005 is central to achieving a bold vision. In the heart of one of North America's most dynamic arts communities, our facility is modest in scale, impressive in design, and functions effectively as a nucleus of energies for the production and exchange of creativity, ideas and innovation.