Toronto is the second city in the world to showcase Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style, following its premiere at London’s Barbican Centre this past summer. What claims to be the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the famous spy, it features costumes, gadgets, set designs, artwork and other special gadgets.
The exhibit runs until January 20, 2013 and is part of the 50th anniversary of Bond in cinema, and examines how the famous spy has influenced design, culture and technology. Bond items featured in the exhibition include the poker table from Casino Royale and multiple gadgets from Q Branch. Also on view are elegant clothes designed by Giorgio Armani, Donatella Versace, Tom Ford, Hubert de Givenchy and Oscar de la Renta.
Special tours are also available on a first-come, first served basis and run weekly: Thursdays at 6 pm, Saturdays at 11am & 6pm and Sundays at noon. Each tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Prices, not including taxes, are:
Students & Seniors: $12
Don’t forget to stop for martinis and great food at the Luma restaurant, also located in the TIFF Bell Lightbox upstairs, or for something more casual, Canteen restaurant, located on the main floor.
TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto, Canada
+1 416 968 3456
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