There are so many exciting local art and design events coming up this season. Here are some of our favourites:
1. Luminato (June 10 – 26)
For the past ten years Luminato has been one of the largest art and performance events of its kind featuring over 11,000 artists from all around the world. The event takes place at the Hearn, an abandoned generating station. The massive industrial space will be full of art installations and one of a kind performances. Check some of the event gifts we made for them over the years.
2. NXNE (June 13 – 19)
North by Northeast is a seven day summer music festival and conference that covers everything from music to visual art, comedy and film. The festival takes over the city to include some of the most interesting downtown venues such as clubs, parks, boats and Dundas square for screenings, live shows and art installations. Check out the lineup for NXNE.
3. The Stop Night Market (June 14 – 15)
Every year The Stop Night Market fundraiser brings together talent from Toronto’s culinary and design scenes including over 70 chefs, 20 beverage providers and 35 locally designed food carts. This two night event combines stunning designs with great food, what could be better?! See some of the great designs from previous years.
4. Maker Festival Month of Making (June 15 – 17)
Maker Festival is one of Toronto’s craftiest events that combines art, tech, and everything in between. This year the event is going to be a full month long. The main exhibition featuring over 100 makers will be at the Toronto Reference Library, but there will also be over 80 satellite events to attend!
5. Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (July 8 – 10)
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit is Canada’s largest juried outdoor art exhibition featuring the work of over 350 artists. The entire event happens at Nathan Phillips Square and brings in over 100,000 visitors.
6. Made in Canada Etsy (September 24)
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