Exhibitions + Parties

Join us for exhibitions and parties throughout the year at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Richard Kerr: Postindustrial

Canadian filmmaker and artist Richard Kerr transforms salvaged 35mm and 65mm film footage into lightboxes that emphasize the film medium as a sequence of images. This free exhibition opens Friday, January 13.


February - Showcasing a variety of interactive installations, the award-winning digiPlaySpace is all about learning through play, collaborative discovery, open exploration, and accessibility, designed to stimulate imaginations and inspire a lifelong passion for creativity and invention.


October - BOOMBOX will take guests through a building-wide, multi-sensory adventure at TIFF Bell Lightbox as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series.


Summer - A series of three installations showcasing the best in virtual reality and immersive media. If 2016 is "the Year of VR," TIFF is the place to experience it as it's meant to be experienced.

TIFF Soirée

September - Kick off the 41st Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Soirée, where we are thrilled to welcome acclaimed actor Michael Fassbender as our special guest of honour. The evening includes an exclusive onstage conversation at TIFF Bell Lightbox, followed by a rooftop cocktail party with a beautiful view of the Toronto cityscape.

Summer Soirée

June - A spectacular onstage conversation featuring a special guest, followed by a cocktail party. In 2016, we were thrilled to host actor and producer Alec Baldwin as our celebrated guest for Summer Soirée. Check back for more details about Summer Soirée 2017.

Past Exhibitions

Since opening in 2010, TIFF Bell Lightbox has housed several exhibitions including David Cronenberg: Evolution, Designing 007 - 50 Years of Bond Style, Tim Burton, and Stanley Kubrick.

Browse our past exhibitions

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