New ex­hibits ex­plore high fash­ion, lit­tle-seen Cana­di­ana and trea­sures from the east.

new ex­hibits ex­plore the world of high fash­ion, lit­tle-seen Cana­di­ana and trea­sures from the east

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Joachim Ban­dau Nov. 2–25

Ger­man artist Ban­dau has ex­hib­ited work in more than 45 mu­seum col­lec­tions through­out his half-cen­tury ca­reer.

His works in wood, metal and wa­ter­colour have had an un­in­ter­rupted run dur­ing that time, al­ways on dis­play in at least one ma­jor show­ing.

The Ni­cholas Me­tivier Gallery brings a se­lec­tion of his paint­ings and sculp­tures to Toronto this fall. Ni­cholas Me­tivier Gallery,

451 King St. W., metivier­gallery.com

Chris­tian Dior Opens Nov. 25

Chris­tian Dior was one of the most in­flu­en­tial fash­ion de­sign­ers of the 20th cen­tury, known for his use of lux­ury tex­tiles and gor­geous em­broi­deries. To cel­e­brate the 70th an­niver­sary of the House of Dior, the Royal On­tario Mu­seum dis­plays items from its rarely seen col­lec­tion of haute cou­ture pieces de­signed by Dior from 1947 to 1957. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park, rom.on.ca

The Far­away Nearby: Pho­to­graphs of Canada from the New York Times Photo Archive To Dec. 10

To mark the coun­try’s sesqui­cen­ten­nial, the Ry­er­son Im­age Cen­tre was gifted a vast trove of 25,000 Canada-cen­tric pho­to­graphs from the New York

Times photo archive. This ex­hibit dis­plays but a small num­ber of them, high­light­ing im­ages of ma­jor po­lit­i­cal events, beau­ti­ful land­scapes, and por­traits of no­table Cana­di­ans. Ry­er­son Im­age Cen­tre, 33 Gould St., ry­er­son.ca/ric

The Cana­dian Odyssey of Lord Mil­ton To Jan. 7

In 1862, English noble­man Vis­count Mil­ton and physi­cian Wal­ter Chea­dle trav­elled across Canada, look­ing for a di­rect route to the Cari­boo gold­field in Bri­tish Columbia. The story of their trip was de­tailed in a book, il­lus­trated by Chea­dle, called The North-West Pas­sage By Land. This fall, vis­i­tors to the Gar­diner Mu­seum can view 13 pieces, from both pub­lic and pri­vate col­lec­tions, of a com­mem­o­ra­tive tea set fea­tur­ing hand-painted art in­spired by the book’s draw­ings. Gar­diner Mu­seum, 111 Queen’s Park, gar­diner­mu­seum.on.ca

Arts of the East: High­lights of Is­lamic Art from the Br­uschet­tini Col­lec­tion To Jan. 21

Lav­ish tex­tiles, pat­terned car­pets, paint­ings and in­laid met­al­work from the 13th to 17th cen­turies are on dis­play at the Aga Khan in this de­but ex­hi­bi­tion of one of the most im­por­tant pri­vate col­lec­tions of Is­lamic art in the world. Aga Khan Mu­seum, 77 Wyn­ford Dr., agakhan­mu­seum.org

Mem­bers of the toronto Maple Leafs hockey team in the trenches dur­ing a mil­i­tary train­ing ses­sion, 1939 (gelatin sil­ver print)

Chris­tian Dior at the ROM

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