July 28, 2022, Summer Art Crawl

Lex Barrie organizer of the 2022 WQW Art Crawl

Thursday, July 28th from 6 to 9 PM

After a two-year hiatus, we are thrilled to be hosting the return of the West Queen West Art Gallery Crawl this July!

With some new additions to our roaster, 8 art galleries in Toronto’s West Queen West neighbourhood stayed open late for you to come and explore. The West Queen West Art Crawl was a fun summer evening filled with art.

Check out the map of the participating galleries for this year!

Summer Art Crawl Exhibitions

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

Gladstone House

1214 Queen Street West
6 – 8PM

EXHIBITIONS: Ghosts of Home (Stairway Gallery) / Becky Comber: The Woods (Second Floor)
Paul Petro Contemporary Art

980 Queen Street West
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: The Hissing of Summer Lawns
Gallery 1313

1313 Queen St. West
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Rencontre (featuring Jason Bomers, Julia Pal, Geoffrey Cheung and Sandrine Dick) – exhibition to celebrate the unlikely virtual friendship of 4 artists, who finally get to exhibit their works together in person.
Artscape Youngplace Hallway Galleries

180 Shaw Street
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Enclosure + Exclusion: A Visual Treatise (Design TO exhibition from Susan Campbell*) – considers how urban environments are manipulated and shaped

(*DesignTO Festival is Canada’s largest annual celebration of design with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week – which was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic to July 21st-30th)
Propeller Art Gallery

30 Abell Street 
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Twenty-Something / Ian Mackenzie + Joseph Muscat – Experiences and perspectives of the ages 20-29 by artists within that age group / COVID-19 experiences

LIVE MUSIC by Ajit Muzumdar & David Wilson
Twist Gallery

1100 Queen St. West
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Perceptions – featuring 8 Toronto-based artists who showcase colour, vitality and inspiration of the city of Toronto and it’s diverse cultures
Craft Ontario

1106 Queen Street West
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Michelle Mendlowitz’s “Reflections on Growth” – sculptural and ceramic works exploring the relationship we have with our bodies
John B. Aird Gallery

906 Queen St. W Unit B05
6 – 9PM

EXHIBITION: Ilene Sova’s “UNKNOWN RELATIVE” – exhibition which draws upon personal memory and familial research through photographic collages and video works, exploring the complexities of African diasphoric histories

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

  • Green P Carpark at 1313 Queen Street West
  • Green P Carpark at 45 Abell Street
  • Street parking along Queen St. W. (no parking during rush hour 4-6pm)
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