GradEx 103


More than 900 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at the biggest GradEx ever — OCAD University's 103rd! This year, GradEx is a four-day exhibition spread across several buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2018.

 
DateThursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:30am to Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

Location

OCAD University: 100 McCaul St. 113 McCaul St. 49 McCaul St. 51 McCaul St.

More than 900 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at the biggest GradEx ever — OCAD University's 103rd! This year, GradEx is a four-day exhibition spread across several buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2018.

Students from undergraduate and graduate programs will show their final thesis work to an audience of more than 45,000 guests, some of whom attend the show to recruit new talent for their own galleries and firms.

Be mindful of those in our community who have scent sensitivities; please help OCAD U maintain a healthy, scent-free campus.

GradEx Schedule

Opening Night Celebration Thursday, May 3 9:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. (opening night party 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.) 
Friday, May 4, 9:30 a.m.– 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 6, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Secondary school visits can be booked on both Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

Book your secondary school visit today!

Questions? Email admissions@ocadu.ca.

Venue and Address

OCAD University:
100 McCaul St.
113 McCaul St.
49 McCaul St. 
51 McCaul St.

TTC Directions: Get off at St. Patrick Subway Station and walk west on Dundas to McCaul (south of Dundas).

Accessible parking permit holders may park in designated city parking spots for free

Please note that parking along the west side of McCaul Street between Dundas Street and Grange Road will be closed on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

DateThursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:30am to Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

Website Location

OCAD University: 100 McCaul St. 113 McCaul St. 49 McCaul St. 51 McCaul St.

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Gradex 103
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:30am to Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

More than 900 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at the biggest GradEx ever — OCAD University's 103rd! This year, GradEx is a four-day exhibition spread across several buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2018.

Students from undergraduate and graduate programs will show their final thesis work to an audience of more than 45,000 guests, some of whom attend the show to recruit new talent for their own galleries and firms.

Be mindful of those in our community who have scent sensitivities; please help OCAD U maintain a healthy, scent-free campus.

GradEx Schedule

Opening Night Celebration Thursday, May 3 9:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. (opening night party 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.) 
Friday, May 4, 9:30 a.m.– 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 6, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Secondary school visits can be booked on both Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

Book your secondary school visit today!

Questions? Email admissions@ocadu.ca.

Venue and Address

OCAD University:
100 McCaul St.
113 McCaul St.
49 McCaul St. 
51 McCaul St.

TTC Directions: Get off at St. Patrick Subway Station and walk west on Dundas to McCaul (south of Dundas).

Accessible parking permit holders may park in designated city parking spots for free

Please note that parking along the west side of McCaul Street between Dundas Street and Grange Road will be closed on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University: 100 McCaul St. 113 McCaul St. 49 McCaul St. 51 McCaul St.
Keywords: 
Ignite Imagination - The Campaign for OCAD U

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Be mindful of those in our community who have scent sensitivities; please help OCAD U maintain a healthy, scent-free campus.