WQW Toronto Summer Art Crawl

Thursday, August 8, 2019 ~ 6-9PM

10 Art Galleries in Toronto’s West Queen West neighbourhood are opening our doors for you to come and explore. The West Queen West Art Crawl is a free and fun Summer evening filled with art. Invite your friends to join you as you tour the galleries of Toronto’s Art + Design District. As a way of celebrating our vibrant Toronto neighbourhood, the Art Galleries of West Queen West have come together to bring you the WQW Summer Art Crawl.

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Map of Queen Street West Toronto - 10 art galleries WQW Art Crawl

Summer Art Crawl Exhibitions

Stop by one of the participating galleries between 6 and 9 PM

Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West
6-9PM

EXHIBITIONS: Pride exhibitions fill all three floors of galleries 10X10 Photography Project, That’s So Gay: Love is a Battlefield
Paul Petro Contemporary Art
980 Queen Street West
6 – 8PM

EXHIBITION: Jay Isaac: Twenty Years a collection-based survey. The exhibition includes painting, sculpture, works on paper and photography.
The Zwig Collection
68 Abell Street (Abell Alley)
6-9PM

EXHIBITION: The Helen & Walter Zwig Foundation Permanent Collection
Artscape Youngplace 3rd Floor
Critical Distance Centre for Curators
Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street Suite #302
6-9PM

EXHIBITION: Publishing Against the Grain
Propeller Art Gallery
30 Abell Street 
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: CRE8TIVE – An Exploration in Mixed Media. Eight diverse artists from across Ontario invite you to discover the exciting world of mixed media art. From the abstract to the playful, the artists tell their stories and draw you into their vivid imaginations.

LIVE MUSIC by Ajit Muzumdar & David Wilson
Beer supplied by Steam Whistle
Artscape Youngplace 1st Floor
Koffler Gallery
Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street Suite #104-105
6-9PM

EXHIBITION: Peter’s Proscenium: Christian Hidaka & Raphaël Zarka
The Freedom Factory
22 Dovercourt Road 
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Chase Mullins Solo Exhibition 
Chase’s painting style is most closely described as photorealism. He is drawn to landscapes and intricate scenes as well as stark images pulled from urban life. Paint on canvas using acrylic paint is often the  medium of choice.
Artscape Youngplace 2nd Floor
Artscape Youngplace Hallway Galleries
Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street Suite
6-9PM

EXHIBITION: WINTER ISLAND 2019 – work from 5 artist’s Winter Island residency on Artscape Gibraltar Point.
Craft Ontario
1106 Queen Street West
6-9PM

EXHIBITION: WAYPOINTS: An exhibition of ceramic and glass works created by thirteen participating artists in the Fusion Clay and Glass Association’s 2018-2019 signature mentorship program.
Artscape Youngplace 1st Floor
Paperhouse Studio
Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street Suite #102
6-9PM

EXHIBITION: Paperhouse Studio Members Exhibition 

Public Transit – TTC

The 501 Queen streetcar runs along Queen Street with convenient stops for all participating Art Galleries. Hop on-Hop off the streetcar between the galleries when you pay with your PRESTO card. As long as you’re within two hours from your first tap, you won’t be charged another fare.

Go Transit + 15 minute walk

Take a Go train to Exhibition station and walk north on Atlantic Avenue to King Street, turn right onto King Street then turn left onto Sudbury Street. This will take you to Dovercourt Road.

Parking

There is ample Green P parking available in the area

  • Carpark 45 Abell Street
  • Street parking along Queen St. W. (no parking during rush hour 4-6pm)
  • Carpark 18 Ossington Avenue