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FOUR MUSIC AND ART EXHIBITIONS AT MUSEUM LONDON FOR 2019 JUNO Awards
February 2 - March 31by donation
In celebration of the 2019 JUNO Awards coming to London, Museum London, in partnership with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and the 2019 JUNO Host Committee, will be exhibiting FOUR music-related exhibitions. The JUNO Photography Exhibition, Art is Art, Polaris Music Prize Posters, and Women to the Front will feature visual art based on and created by Canadian musicians that will be on display before, during, and after JUNO Week 2019 (March 11 to 17). This is a great chance for Londoners to get up close and personal with the visual and artistic side of the Canadian music world and serves as a complement to the JUNO festivities.
“We are really excited to be showcasing four incredible music exhibitions this year in partnership with the 2019 JUNO Host Committee,” said Allan Reid, President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards and MusiCounts. “I encourage everyone to come out to Museum London and experience music through photography, and visual art and to celebrate incredible Canadian artists through different mediums.”
See everything from photographs of behind the scenes JUNO moments, beautiful posters, art made by JUNO Award winning artists, and a look inside the complex world of being a female in the music industry.
Exhibition Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Exhibitions run from February 2, 2019 to March 31, 2019.
Admission by donation
Open Monday to Sunday: noon to 5:00 pm, open until 9:00 pm on Thursdays
421 Ridout Street North
JUNO Photography Exhibition
See famous images of Canadian legends like Burton Cummings, Carly Rae Jepsen, Daniel Caesar, Drake, Jessie Reyez, Justin Bieber, k.d. lang, and many more!
A stunning retrospective photography exhibition showcasing the past 40+ years of Canadian music and the JUNO Awards. This exhibition features never before seen photos taken by Canada’s foremost rock and roll photographers including Alex Urosevic along with photographers from iPhoto Inc., Barry Roden, Bruce Cole, Grant Martin, Ryan Bolton and Tom Sandler.
Art is Art
See 25 visual art pieces created by Canadian music talents such as Bryan Adams, Alex Lifeson, Laurence Nerbonne, Leonard Cohen, Lights, and Tom Wilson.
Highlighting the synergy between visual art and music, Art is Art showcases the visual art practices of prominent Canadian recording artists. Commissioned by CARAS in 2017, this exhibition encourages its participants to explore the extensive manifestations of artistic energy. Whether crafting a song or painting a portrait, the creative core is similar. Art is art – and this collection celebrates the creative connection between these two disciplinary fields.
Polaris Music Prize Posters
As a sister organization, CARAS/The JUNO Awards are proud to support the Polaris Music Prize; rewarding artists who produce Canadian music albums of distinction. Illustrators are commissioned yearly to produce artwork in the spirit of gig posters for the year’s shortlisted albums. Come see posters of the 13 winning albums.
Women to the Front
This exhibition pays respect to voices that are often missing from the story of the Canadian music industry. The influence of Canadian women in music is indisputable as they continue to dominate the charts, break records, and innovate. Take a look inside the layered and complex world of being a female in the music industry. This exhibition is presented in partnership with the 2019 JUNO Host Committee. Who invited women to the front? The women.