Toronto: On October 1, ArtworxTO Hubs across the city, will be open from 7 pm to 7 am, October 1 – 2, as part of Nuit Blanche, Toronto’s all-night celebration of contemporary art. Here’s what visitors can see at each of the Hubs.
ArtworxTO Hub West at Cloverdale Mall, 250 The East Mall, Toronto, ON M9B 3Y8
HOME(LAND): Lighting Souls, curated by Claudia Arana. Featuring artists: David Chinyama, Jacquie Comrie, Loretta Faveri and Nyle Johnston. Plus Arts Etobicoke’s Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt.
Please use the entrance at the north east corner of the Mall, near Rexall. Exhibit is on the exterior of the building and in the Hub inside the mall.
ArtworxTO Hub South at Union Station, 65 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 2L5
I am land that speaks, curated by Maya Wilson-Sanchez. Featuring artists: MADEYOULOOK, Tania Willard, Lisa Myers, Alvin Loung, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Eric Gallardo, Waard Ward in collaboration with Nicolas Fleming and Darren Rigo, and Chris Mendoza.
Please use the West Entrance to the Great Hall. Trains are not operating outside of regular hours. Exhibit is inside of the Station in the West Wing & Oak Room.
ArtworxTO Hub East at Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5
Scarborough: The Backbone, curated by The Spoken Soul Collective (SSC). Featuring artists: Mark Stoddart, Jennifer Alicia, Glamma, Anthony Gugliotta, Kaya Joan and Mo Thunder.
Mark Stoddart’s piece, Next Kids on the Block, is located in the entrance walkway along the glass windows.
The exhibition Home on Native Land is in the Hub, near Centre Court on the second level.
ArtworxTO Hub North at Downsview Park, 70 Canuck Ave, North York, ON
ALL CITY SHINE, curated by Danilo Deluxo McCallum.
ALLSTYLE completed mural, part of ALL CITY SHINE, will be illuminated all night long. Featuring artists: Curtia Wright, Danilo Deluxo, Elicser Elliott, Jacquie Comrie, Kreecha, MEDIAH, Moises Frank(Luvs), Ness Lee, Yung Yemi (Adeyemi Adegbesan) at 40 Carl Hall Rd.
We CAN Do It, curated by Juan Cajiao, North York Arts will be open to the public all night at 70 Canuck Ave.
ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art, 2021–2022 is a year-long celebration of Toronto’s exceptional public art collection and the creative community behind it. Working closely with artists and Toronto’s arts institutions, the City of Toronto is delivering major public art projects and commissions, citywide, from fall 2021 to fall 2022.
Supporting local artists and new artworks that reflect Toronto’s diversity, ArtworxTO is creating more opportunities for Torontonians to engage with art in their everyday lives. This year, explore your city and discover creativity and community – everywhere. Visit artworxTO.ca for full details.
ArtworxTO Hubs are spaces for artistic and community activity led by the next generation of curators, collectives and artists. Through exhibitions, activations, workshops and experiences, the hubs amplify local artistic identities, recognize their global vibrancy, and empower creative communities. Year-long hubs are located at Downsview Park, Scarborough Town Centre, Cloverdale Common and Union Station.