How to Book
The spaces listed on this page are not all managed by the same organization. Please refer to the space descriptions and follow the directions.
Other Artscape Event Venues
Artscape operates multiple buildings and offers a wide variety of spaces. For details, visit artscapeeventvenues.ca.
A large classroom studio with high ceilings, plenty of natural light, and a storage room. The space is ideal for meetings, classes and workshops, receptions, launch parties, private celebrations, exhibitions and more.
1,000 sq. ft., 37’ x 23.5’, 14’ height
Classroom (40) Reception (80)
For more information visit http://www.smartcookieclub.ca/rent-our-studios.html
Span over 3,000 sq.ft. of corridor space across two floors at Artscape Youngplace, the Hallway Galleries are an ideal space for hosting receptions, public events, launch parties alongside art exhibitions or vendor events. Event space may be rented on a floor-by-floor basis.
13’ x 125’ x 13’ height on two floors
Reception (200) per floor
Find more information by visiting the Hallway Galleries Rental page.
A community gathering place that reflects the unique creative spirit of West Queen West. The Urban Living Lounge on our first floor features artistic installations, gallery vitrines and repurposed elements from the building’s former life as a school.
13’ x 125’ x 13’ height, plus central staircase
Perfect for dance, movement, exercise, yoga, and events
Welcoming rentals for ongoing classes, rehearsals, events & performances
Rates are set in accordance with rental type.
1050+ square feet of open space with high ceilings
This bright and spacious adaptable studio can be used for any creative booking. This studio has two openings leading to the entrance lobby and commercial kitchen all steps from the main entrance. This is an ideal location for a unique evening or weekend workshop. Equipped with large studio sink, tables, chairs and stools are available to book along with this studio.
1500 Sq Ft
50 – 100 workshop, 200 max
This beautiful studio has large west facing windows providing enticing natural light all day long. The custom springboard floor provides a warm and comfortable surface for all movement activities. No shoes are permitted in this studio; indoor-shoe options can be discussed within your rental negotiation. Included in your booking is access to the studio stereo system, movable benches, mirror wall and hook wall.
900 Sq Ft
30 in motion, 40 still
This studio is fully equipped for a professional ceramics workshop. This studio is a Cone 6 glaze firing studio, all clay and glaze must be purchased onsite. This studio booking requires a technician be onsite for your rental to ensure the studio protocols are followed, to instruct as needed and to fire all clay pieces. Equipped with large kiln, 3 wheels, extruder, slab roller, various hand tools, boards, glazes, table and stools.
480 Sq Ft
12 workshop, 4 independent
The Dark Room is adjacent to a Wet Room providing everything required to develop and washout screens for paper and textile printing. The space can also be booked along with the Project Studio for printing workshops. Equipped with light table, dryer cabinet, washout booth, fridge with emulsion, scoop coaters and squeegees.
210 Sq Ft
10 workshop, 5 independent
This spacious commercial kitchen is in the heart of our creative studios. A dream kitchen for any caterer, culinary workshop or food focused gathering. Large bookings can overflow into the lobby or media hall on either side increasing capacity. Equipped with prep fridge, convection oven, 6 burner gas stove, tilt pot, small fryer, stainless prep counter and sink, industrial mixer, 25 foot wood block counter, minimal pots, pans & utensils.
550 Sq Ft
20 workshop, 10 cooking
This is a great space for workshops, screenings, auditions and meetings. A part of the three audio studios, this room has been fully sound proofed creating a focused multi-purpose space or large recording studio for a choir. Tables, chairs and stools are available to book along with this studio
315 Sq Ft
5 classroom, 25 max
A very spacious, east facing, classroom studio with high ceilings and so much natural light you feel like you are outside. Maintains the classroom feel with original cloak room and chalk board.
Has been used for commercial shoots, dance classes and workshops. Open to new ideas for the use of space.
1050 Sq Ft
*We are a Pilates and yoga studio and run classes daily. Please look at our schedule to determine whether it works with yours before emailing. We can cancel occasionally classes but an addition fee will be applied.
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To help maintain community safety and contain the spread of COVID-19, Artscape has temporarily closed its community cultural hub facilities to the public and cancelled all Artscape-led in-person programming. We are monitoring public health and government recommendations regarding the reopening of non-essential businesses and public gatherings to guide our decision on a re-opening date.
Meanwhile, we welcome you to attend our free virtual programming through Launchpad Learning Online. See What’s On.
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While numerous professional associations have created their own COVID-19 resource guides, Artscape’s compilation focuses on a collection of financial resources and supports to help creatives across all of our communities navigate this situation. Click here to access Artscape’s Resources for Creatives and Creative Entrepreneurs.