The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a contemporary Jewish arts and cultural institution that serves audiences of all ages and backgrounds and presents a range of artistic programs through a global lens in a specifically Canadian context. The Koffler Centre of the Arts is an independent not-for-profit charitable organization.

Mission Statement
The Koffler’s mission is to explore and celebrate contemporary Jewish and world culture within the context of the larger multicultural community. The institution brings people together through arts and culture to create a more civil and global society. The unique mix of programs and exhibitions examines the arts across different disciplines and cultures in a way that strengthens identity while encouraging an appreciation of difference.

Mandate
As Toronto’s only multi-disciplinary contemporary Jewish cultural institution, the Koffler Centre of the arts is committed to presenting the highest level of excellence in cutting-edge contemporary art exhibitions, public programs, and educational experiences. The Koffler aims to be a beacon for leadership in the arts world, inspiring Jewish commitment to the advancement of global arts and culture.

Core Values
The Koffler Centre of the Arts champions diversity of views within the Jewish community and among people of all heritages. Through its exhibitions, public programs, and educational experiences the Centre aspires to foster mutual understanding, pluralistic expressions, and wide-ranging perspectives.

The Koffler Centre of the Arts strives to be an institution that welcomes and engages people of every background and affiliation in respectful dialogue around arts and culture.