Art is Cool x Galleries

By Trainee

Toronto is a city full of creative energy and buzzing new artists.

With so much talent, We're home to many unique art galleries hidden around the city. Take a look at 5 art galleries you may not have heard of yet that are definitely worth checking out.

Art Square and Cafe Gallery

Located right across from the AGO, Art Square and Cafe Gallery is an amazing space that hosts two gallery spaces as well as a cafe in the back. This year, the gallery is celebrating 12 years of being open, having successful shows both in the above ground and underground galleries. Their above ground gallery is 1000 square feet with ten foot high ceilings, sure to make any art display stand out. In contrast, the underground gallery is an ambient and remarkably flexible space that is sure to create a memorable event for you and for art lovers. Find details on their upcoming shows here.

 

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is an art space you have got to check out. Located in the Harbor Front Center, The PPCAG is designed with open windows that display a beautiful view of lake Ontario. They’ve got new events and exhibitions happening every week, and the best part? This year, all admission for shows are free! To check out who’s art you’ll be seeing next, click here.

 

Corkin Gallery

Located on the East side of Toronto in the Distillery District, Corkin Gallery is one of the most impressive in the city. The gallery is divided into five exhibition spaces which showcase well known contemporary artists.The Gallery represents a roster of artists whose works explore issues concerning the environment, identity, concrete abstract painting, digital media, and sculpture. Here are the details for events and exhibitions coming up this month.

 

LE Gallery

LE Gallery is a really dope space that is definitely worth giving a visit. At only 22 years old, Wil Kucey set out with a goal to make it big in the Toronto art scene, creating LE Gallery. The gallery was created with the mission to provide young and budding artists a platform to showcase their talent. LE Gallery was opened to the public for the first time in 2003 in the Little Portugal area, and now features ten exhibitions every month. Pick a show and come support your local artists! For more details, click here.

 

Bau-xi Gallery

Saving the best for last, is the Bau-xi Gallery. This gallery has been around for over 50 years, having established a highly respected reputation in Toronto. Bau-Xi (pronounced bow-shee) was created by Paul Huang in 1965 in Vancouver to showcase the many Canadian artists in need of gallery representation on the West Coast. To see more info on the beautiful art work and upcoming events, click here.

 

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