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RYERSON IMAGE CENTRE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Goals for the Ryerson Image Centre:

  • To be a centre of excellence for the study, teaching, research and exhibition of photography and related media
  • To be a fully integrated and vibrant partner within the academic fabric of Ryerson University, the cultural network of greater Toronto, as well as the ever-expanding international community of exchange and collaboration
  • To provide a dynamic exhibition program with ongoing complementary public programming including symposia and film series
  • To reflect contemporary and historical developments in photojournalism, fine art photography, as well as related media arts in Canada and around the world
  • To develop a relevant publishing program
  • To engage students in all aspects of the gallery and research centre
  • To partner with cultural institutions and collections in Canada and abroad
  • To be accessible and relevant to the general public as well as academic and arts communities
  • To encourage dialogue among diverse communities
  • To be a model for educational and collaborative outreach across the city, the province and the country
  • To consciously engage in creative “City Building”


Five Strategic Areas of Activity through which to achieve our goals:

  • Guest Curator Program
  • Residency Program
  • Program of Student Engagement in Scholarly Research and Creative Activity (SRC)
  • Progressive Collections Policy
  • Traveling Exhibitions and Outreach Program

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PRESENT RIC circle PP THINNER RYERSON IMAGE CENTRE - 33 GOULD STREET, TORONTO, ONTARIO M5B 2K3 | 416.979.5164 | Contact Us | Hours & Admission