Artscape Young Place

January 30, 2015 by  
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Artscape Young Place: An Abstract Venue

Artscape Youngplace is a new age modern art gallery which doubles as a venue for events. It is located at the intersection of Argyle and Shaw placing this close to Queen Street West which has a very artistic community. This venue is like none other because of the abstract art surrounding the walls giving it a modernized feel. The contemporary feel is in style and is in high demand for its simplicity. This venue has multiple exhibits at once which gives variety to the client about what they like. Artscape features Canadian artists most of them being local.

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This is the perfect place as a venue because of its versatility. It can be transformed from a formal venue to casual. It is most commonly used for presentations of any sort. Artscape can fit 100 people when it is set up theatre style. It is not an overwhelming space because it is open but not too much space. There also have on-site catering which is optional however, it is recommended.

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This venue is often overlooked because it is an art gallery. However, this is a beautiful venue for events. They are geared towards making the experience of an event light and filled with artwork. If you are having an event you might want to consider having it at this venue because of its avant garde artwork.

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Author: Megan Teltscher

Graven Feather

January 28, 2015 by  
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Graven Feather
A unique space for unique art, Graven Feather
Written by: Nicole Giroli

Established in 2011 and run by local artists Erin Candela and Pam Lobb, Graven Feather is an art space located in the heart of Queen West next to the Trinity Bellwoods Park. This place is for both artists and the art-loving public to display their art. Graven Feather includes workshops, retail, and gallery space. The Graven Feather is becoming Torontos networking hangout for artists in the community to share their work, and also learn from others.graven feathe pic

Graven Feather bases upon building a relationship with artists and the community. Graven Feather is not only a gallery space, but it also offers a venue to host events and community oriented events. Graven Feather’s studio is an open and accessible destination dedicated to fostering creative output and artistic exchange. They’ve displayed sketches of Dave Sheppard, the oil paintings of Kari Minchin, and of course the work of the gallery owners, and others. Graven Feather posts weekly, and monthly events, and artists coming to the gallery to display their art.

Ask yourself when the last time was that you had a craft night. The Artist Residency Program is part of their initiative to widen the community and share artistic experiences. In addition to using Graven Feather as a studio to create your work, they invite you to participate in their studio/gallery/workshop space. Graven Feather has many workshops to offer, such as letterpress cards, linocut, framing and oil painting. You will gain the experience and learn something new.

The Graven Feather is a unique space that can offer 300 square feet of bright, beautiful, and affordable exhibition space. It is also a bright and cheery environment. . This brightly lit and warm space is serves double-duty as a gallery and studio space. Given the small space, Graven Feather is spacious with it’s open concept, all-white minimal decor and bright lighting. This place is inviting and pleasant rather than your typical dark dungeon like art gallery.pic 2




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The Steam Whistle Roundhouse: A great spot in the heart of downtown Toronto

August 27, 2014 by  
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With more than 20 years in the business, the Steam Whistle Roundhouse is the ideal venue to host an event. Every year, it has more than 60 weddings, a variety of corporate parties, fundraisers, art shows, auctions, concerts, book readings, media launches etc.

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The venue can hold up to 750 people and has two main rooms:

  • The Main Hall: 250 people for a seated reception and can be customized to accommodate any kind of event
  • The Gallery: Also a 250 person capacity, great for performances and art events

The venue has 60’ ceilings and large windows offering a great view of Toronto.

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More perks: A variety of in-house suppliers can be used to customize the space. As well, their list of exclusive caterers can provide a wide variety of gourmet for your guests.

Being located downtown, at the foot of the C.N. Tower, provides a ton of exciting opportunities for your event. The amazing decor and atmosphere is the icing on the cake. The venue is surrounded by history including the nearby railway heritage centre and historic trains that fill roundhouse park.

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Steam Whistle has thought of everything: they also do home delivery! So, private events, corporate parties, anniversary celebrations or neighbourhood gatherings, just give them a call and Steam Whistle Home Delivery will bring the party to your place!

For more information, you can check the Steam Whistle’s website:

Steam Whistle Roundhouse

255 Bremner Blvd


Phone: 416.362.2337.



Holiday Art Markets

December 12, 2013 by  
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Toronto Christmas Market

This holiday season Toronto will once again celebrate the romance and magic of a traditional

Christmas at Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market. This free annual event captures all of the

tradition and charm of European Christmas Market, while showcasing hundreds of unique

handcrafted products. There are some different kinds of entertainment such as musicians,

carolers and children’s choirs to Santa’s workshop which kids can have the chance to meet

Santa. You can get many kinds of Christmas gifts, especially traditional items such as crib

figurines, toys, wood carvings, hand-made ornaments, candles and holiday memorabilia.

Distillery Historic District (55 Mill Street),

Friday November 29 – Sunday December 15, Mon -Fri noon – 9pm & weekends 10am – 9pm.


The Artisans Gift Fair

This homegrown gift sale in The Annex has been running over from the end of November.

The Artisans’ Gift Fair hosts fine collection of affordable gift products. Vendors gather at the

Tranzac, located in the Annex at Bloor and Brunswick, displaying handcrafted gifts. Look for

handcrafted items such as garments, soaps, jewelry, journals, and everything from cupcakes

to cat toys. The Tranzac (292 Brunswick Ave), December 14, 15, 21, 22. 12pm – 6pm, free.


City of Craft

City of Craft is an annual craft show and exhibition in Toronto. It is also a group of people

who make other crafty things which happen throughout the year. High quality wares and

promising local crafts will be on sale, and the gifts from this sale are sure to make an


The Theatre Centre (1087 & 1095 Queen Street West),

December 14 – 15, Saturday 11am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm, $2 (children under 12 free).


Toronto Etsy Street Team’s 1st Annual Christmas Marketplace

The Toronto Etsy Street Team will be holding its first Christmas Marketplace.

Saint-Stephens-in-the-Fields (103 Bellevue, College St, in the Kensington Market neighbourhood)

December 14, 11am – 5:30pm

DAVID BOWIE IS Art Exhibition at the AGO

August 20, 2013 by  
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Get ready TORONTO – this fall at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) for the first time ever you will have a chance to take a journey through the world of a musician, performer, and style icon David Bowie. This exhibition is from the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London, England, where over 300 objects from Bowie’s personal collection has been featured throughout five decades. The show reveals the innovative artist’s collaborations in the fields of fashion, sound, theater and film.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate an amazing artist who has a massive influence on art, design, and culture. David Bowie is will be on the fourth and fifth floors of the AGO’s modern tower. The show also highlights artists who have collaborated with the culture chameleon over the years. The collection includes:

•more than 50 stage costumes including Ziggy Stardust bodysuits (19
72) designed by Freddie Burretti;
•music videos by David Mallet including Boys Keep Swinging (1979) and Let’s Dance (1983);
•set designs created for the Diamond Dogs tour (1974);
•Kansai Yamamoto’s flamboyant creations for the Aladdin Sane tour (1973);
•photographs by Helmut Newton, Brian Duffy and John Rowlands;
•album sleeve artwork by Guy Peellaert and Edward Bell; and
•excerpts from films and live performances including Top of the Pops (1972), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Saturday Night Live (1979)

To join this extravaganza it will be occurring from September 25, 2013 to November 27, 2013.

For more information visit

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