Nov. 24–Dec. 15: View the PaykanArtCar

Free admission to see Iranian car painted to call attention to human rights abuses

The PaykanArtCar is exhibiting at 1956 Gerrard St. E. from Nov. 24 to Dec.15.

This historic 1974 Paykan Hillman Hunter was once a gift from the Shah of Iran to Romanian Dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and has been transformed into a vehicle for human rights. Painted by Iranian artist and activist Alireza Shojaian, the car calls attention to LGBTQ+ oppression and other human rights abuses in Iran.

Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. Admission is free.

For more information visit or follow  @paykanartcar.




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Posted: Nov 10 2021 8:18 pm
Filed in: Exhibits  THINGS TO DO