Message from the Director

Welcome to The Power Plant! Learn more about The Power Plant from Director Gaëtane Verna, as she speaks about why we're Canada’s leading public art gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art.


About the Director

Gaëtane Verna joined the team at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto as Director in March 2012. Before taking up the post at The Power Plant, she was Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Musée d'art de Joliette in Lanaudière, Quebec for six years. From 1998 to 2006, she was the curator of the Foreman Art Gallery at Bishop’s University, while also teaching in the Art History department of both Bishop’s University and the Université du Québec à Montréal. She has many years of experience in curating, presenting, publishing catalogues and organizing exhibitions by emerging, mid-career and established Canadian and international artists such as Vasco Araújo, Alfredo Jaar, Luis Jacob, Shelagh Keeley, Kimsooja, Yam Lau, Oswaldo Maciá, Ed Pien, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Pedro Reyes, Gabor Szilasi, Javier Tellez, Denyse Thomasos, YOUNG HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES and Zineb Sedira, among many others.