A list of Museums and Art Galleries in Canada

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A list of Museums and Art Galleries in Ontario, Toronto

Toronto - Museums and Art Galleries in Ontario, Toronto including non-profit art centers and galleries, government entities, and private businesses.

A Space Gallery 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8 Telephone: +1 416-979-9633
Founded in 1971, A Space Gallery is one of the oldest artist-run centres in Canada. A Space has played a significant role in the evolution of contemporary art in Canada.
Aga Khan Museum 77 Wynford Dr, North York, ON M3C 1K1 Telephone: +1 416-646-4677
With artifacts dating from the 8th century through to the 21st century and covering a broad geography from Spain to Southeast Asia, the Aga Khan Museum’s collection encompasses many renowned works of art. Selected works from the Museum’s unparalleled manuscripts, drawings, paintings, decorated ceramics, metalwork, and architectural ornamentation are on display in permanent gallery spaces to inform, educate, and inspire audiences about the arts of Muslim civilizations.
Art Gallery of Ontario 317 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Telephone: +1 416-979-6648
AGO’s collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as Untilled (Liegender Frauenakt) by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Rubens’s The Massacre of The Innocents; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists; with a photography collection that tracks the impact of the medium with deep holdings of works by artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus; and with focused collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art.
Art Gallery of York University 8 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Telephone: +1 416-736-5169
Part of York University, contemporary art. The middle of every narrative represents a moment of uncertainty before an arrival or change. Most artists and curators understand well that this is a productive process—and purgatory. This is because arrival and change are also ruptures. So, what if one used this time-before-the-arrival to shape the change-about-to-happen? “All the way out there?”
Art Museum at the University of Toronto Justina M. Barnicke Gallery 7 Hart House Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3 Telephone: +1 416-978-8398
Contemporary art museum comprising the neighbouring Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at Hart House and the University of Toronto Art Centre at University College
Canadian Sculpture Centre 500 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C8 Telephone: +1 647-435-5858
The Sculptors Society of Canada (SSC) is solely dedicated to the education, promotion and exhibition of contemporary Canadian sculpture. Founded by some of the most prestigious sculptors in Canadian art history, the Sculptors Society of Canada has been exhibiting and raising the profile of sculpture in Canada for more than 75 years.
Cedar Ridge Creative Centre 225 Confederation Dr, Scarborough, ON M1G 1B2 Telephone: +1 416-396-4026
The Cedar Ridge Creative Centre is nestled within lush gardens enjoyed by the public and often rented for weddings and special events. Explore the main house and the Cedar Ridge Gallery which exhibits contemporary and classic visual and folk art. The upper floor of the main house and the adjacent carriage house contain working studio spaces where we welcome all ages in our hands-on creative arts programs
Design Exchange 234 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5K 1B2 Telephone: +1 416-363-6121
Design Exchange's permanent collection celebrates Canada's rich industrial design history from 1945 to the present, and has recently expanded to include international design objects of beauty, innovation and historical relevance.
Doris McCarthy Gallery 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4 Telephone: +1 416-287-7007
The mandate of the Doris McCarthy Gallery is to be a visionary professional art gallery dedicated to the collection, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art in all media.
Eric Arthur Gallery 230 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1R2 Telephone: +1 416-978-5038
The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto offers professional graduate programs in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and visual studies — as well as unique undergraduate programs that use architectural studies and visual studies as a lens through which students may pursue a broad, liberal arts-based education.
Etobicoke Civic Centre Gallery 399 The West Mall, Etobicoke, ON M9C 2Y2 Telephone: +1 416-394-8628
The Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery was established in 1976 and exhibits art by local, national and international art organizations. The art gallery is operated by the City of Toronto and has presented more than 400 art exhibitions throughout its history. Browse through exhibits at the gallery where select groups of artists share their inspiring artistic visions.
Gallery Arcturus 80 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M5B 1G6 Telephone: +1 416-977-1077
Entering the gallery there is a sense of entering a sanctuary for seeing, a space to be explored and contemplated. The works exhibited are placed intentionally and in relationship to each other so that the individual works, while significant in themselves, also help to shape a larger experience. The writing on the walls suggest a context or question through which to view the work.
Gardiner Museum 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Telephone: +1 416-586-8080
The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national museum of ceramics. It is one of a small number of specialized museums of ceramics in the world.
Glendon Gallery 2275 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M4N 3M6 Telephone: +1 647-785-1012
The Canadian Language Museum was established in 2011 to promote an appreciation of all of the languages spoken in Canada and of their role in the development of this nation. Few countries can match Canada’s rich and varied language heritage, which includes Aboriginal languages from coast to coast, the official languages of French and English and their regional dialects, and the many languages brought to this country by more recent immigrants.
InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre 950 Dupont St Unit 1, Toronto, ON M6H 1Z2 Telephone: +1 416-532-0597
Founded in 1983 as Toronto Community-Videotex, InterAccess is a non-profit gallery, educational facility, production studio, and festival dedicated to emerging practices in art and technology.
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre 6 Garamond Ct, North York, ON M3C 1Z5 Telephone: +1 416-441-2345
Gendai Gallery presents contemporary art with an East Asian perspective.
Koffler Centre of the Arts 180 Shaw St, Toronto, ON M6J 2W5 Telephone: +1 647-925-0643
The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a cultural platform that engages audiences of all ages and backgrounds in a vibrant dialogue exploring critical ideas and concerns of our time.
Larry Wayne Richards Gallery 1 Spadina Crescent Toronto, ON M5S 2J5 Telephone: +1 416-978-5038
Part of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, student and faculty exhibitions of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and allied design fields
Mercer Union 1286 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H Telephone: +1 416-536-1519
Mercer Union is a non-profit, artist-centred space in Toronto. We have a unique track record of presenting innovative exhibitions by diverse Canadian and international artists in formative and established stages of their careers. We are dedicated to supporting the production of new and experimental work, assisting artists in realizing pivotal projects.
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art 80 Ward Street, Unit 99 Toronto, Ontario M6H 4A6 Telephone: +1 416-395-0067
The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada (MOCA) is in a defining phase of its evolution, as it moves into a landmark heritage building and further advances 20 years of exhibiting, collecting and nurturing innovative contemporary art and cultural practices. The museum is currently creating a new home for contemporary art that will reflect and bolster the city and country’s reputations as stimulating places to think, create and shape the future.
Neilson Park Creative Centre 56 Neilson Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9C 1V7 Telephone: +1 416-622-5294
Includes two galleries for exhibits of contemporary fine arts and crafts.
Ontario College of Art & Design Galleries 100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1 Telephone: +1 416-977-6000
Part of the Ontario College of Art & Design, includes the Graduate and Student galleries
Open Studio Gallery 401 Richmond St W #104, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8 Telephone: +1 416-504-8238
Open Studio, Canada’s leading printmaking centre, is a charitable, non-profit, artist-run centre dedicated to the production, preservation and promotion of contemporary original fine art prints. Open Studio is a comprehensive artist-run centre for contemporary printmaking practice, providing multi-faceted services, programs and information to artists and the public alike.
Power Plant 231 Queens Quay West Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Telephone: +1 416-973-4949
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Canada's leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art.
Ryerson Image Centre 33 Gould St, Toronto, ON M5B 1E9 Telephone: +1 416-979-5164
Since 1969, the photographs collection at the Ryerson Image Centre has comprised a teaching and research resource unique in Canada. Nearly 375,000 objects objects offer researchers the remarkable opportunity to study firsthand works by photographers of international status.
Saint Mark's Coptic Museum 41 Glendinning Ave, Scarborough, ON M1W 3E2 Telephone: +1 416-494-4449
Coptic and Christian art, icons, coins, crosses, manuscripts, pottery, woodwork.
Toronto Dominion Gallery of Inuit Art 79 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5K 1B1 Telephone: +1 416-982-8473
The Inuit Collection was first assembled by the Bank to mark Canada's Centennial in 1967, with the idea of honouring Canada's past but also looking ahead to its future. The collection was also the vision of Allen Lambert, who developed a deep respect for Canada's North, its people, and its art when he served as a branch manager in Yellowknife in 1946-47.
Toronto Sculpture Garden 115 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G6 Telephone: +1 416-515-965
The Toronto Sculpture Garden is located at 115 King Street East in a small 80 by 100 foot (25 by 30 m) park directly across the street from Cathedral Church of St. James (Toronto), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It operated as a distinct entity from 1981 to 2014 and is administered by the city's parks department.