Not sure which art events to attend this fall? get out your calendar and mark down these dates because these are the canadian art events you won't want to miss.
queen west art crawl – september 16 - 18, toronto
the 9th annual festival along one of canada's hippest streets. there's outdoor art shows, walking tours, a kids zone, and more.
fahrenheit festival – september 24, lasalle
canada’s first and only festival of fire sculpture.
culture days– september 30 – october 2, nationwide
Annual, Canada-wide Culture Days events feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind the scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at work in their community.
nuit blanche – october 1, toronto
for one sleepless night experience the city transformed by hundreds of artists for toronto's sixth annual sunset-to-sunrise celebration of contemporary art.
kingston prize gala preview - october 6, gananoque
the kingston prize is a biennial national competition for contemporary portraits of canadians by canadian artists.
business for the arts awards - october 6, toronto
now in their 33rd year, these awards celebrate the investments of canada’s business leaders in arts & culture.
the québec triennial – october 7 – january 3, montréal
this triennial exhibition, now in its second edition, is the largest event devoted to québec contemporary art.
sobey art award announcement gala – october 13, halifax
this award is an annual prize given to an artist under. a total of $70,000 in prize money is awarded annually; $50,000 to the winner and $5,000 to the other four finalists.
splash – october 15, vancouver
benefiting arts umbrella, splash is one of vancouver’s most established charitable art events featuring a stunning collection of works by some of canada’s most prominent artists.
nocturne – october 15, halifax
the 4th annual nocturne: art at night event is a free visual art festival that brings exhibitions and energy to the streets of halifax.
art with heart– october 18, toronto
the premier auction of canadian contemporary art, benefiting casey house.
art toronto– october 28 – 31, toronto
as canada’s premier fair for modern and contemporary art, art toronto features some of the world’s best contemporary artists and introduces new artists for your discovery.
eastside culture crawl – november 18 – 20, vancouver
the 15th annual eastside culture crawl is a free 3-day visual arts phenomenon. this event involves more than 10,000 people visiting artists in their studios on vancouver’s eastside.
art for life – november 26, vancouver
the 18th annual art for life fine art auction and reception will showcase a collection of 90 artworks valued close to $200,000, donated by vancouver's top artists and galleries. 100% of art sales benefit the vancouver friends for life society.
Heffel, Joyner and Sotheby’s Auctions– November 24 – 28, Toronto
Twice a year, all eyes in the Canadian art world descend on these auction houses to gage the strength of the historical and modern Canadian art market.
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