Art Lover's Tour In Toronto (Self Guided), Toronto

This tour will take you to a district that once embraced Gothic culture, and became a very popular tourist attraction. Young, vibrant and bohemian, Queen West Street is often compared to New York’s or London’s SoHo districts. It’s a hangout for many artists and musicians, with its many music stores, cafes, clubs and of course lots of art galleries. Follow this self-guided tour as it takes you to the most fashionable art galleries, as listed below.
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Art Lover's Tour In Toronto Map

Guide Name: Art Lover's Tour In Toronto
Guide Location: Canada » Toronto (See other walking tours in Toronto)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Author: ann
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Edward Day Gallery

1) Edward Day Gallery

Opened in 1991 in Kingston, Ontario, Edward Day Gallery moved to Queen Street West in 2003. The gallery focuses on contemporary Canadian art and has played, throughout its existence, a key role in the Canadian art discourse.

Opening hours: Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday: 10am-6pm; Friday: 10am-7pm; Sunday: noon-5pm.
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Paul Petro Contemporary Art Gallery

2) Paul Petro Contemporary Art Gallery

Opening its doors to the public back in 1993, Paul Petro Contemporary Art Gallery represents a small art venue located on Queen Street West. The Gallery commits to exhibiting not only contemporary Canadian art, but also the works of international artists on an invitation basis. Opening hours: Wed-Sat: 11:00-5:00pm.
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Angell Gallery

3) Angell Gallery

Angell Gallery is famous for being a forward-thinking and unconventional gallery. It strives to support both emerging and already recognized artists who are not afraid to take risks in their work. The Gallery threw open its doors in 1996 and since then has dedicated itself to promoting non-conformist art.
Opening hours: Wed to Sat: 12pm to 5pm.
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Stephen Bulger Gallery

4) Stephen Bulger Gallery

Founded in 1994, the Stephen Bulger Gallery dedicated itself to exhibiting and selling international contemporary and historical photographs. The gallery houses more than 15,000 items belonging to the documentary tradition of photography.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00AM - 6:00PM.
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Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Gallery

5) Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Gallery

Since 1998, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Gallery has been showcasing the works of emerging contemporary artists. It is mostly known for its edgy and, at times, cutesy atmosphere. The Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Gallery also involves itself in diverse art projects at both the national and international levels.
Opening hours: Thursday to Saturday: 12:00-6:00 PM, Sunday: 1:00-5:00 PM.

Walking Tours in Toronto, Canada

Create Your Own Walk in Toronto

Create Your Own Walk in Toronto

Creating your own self-guided walk in Toronto is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Toronto's Historic Walking Tour

Toronto's Historic Walking Tour

Once an Anglo backwater, Toronto represents today the cultural and economic heart of English-speaking Canada. It is not only a beautiful city, but also has a rich history dating back to 1793. This tour invites you to explore, at your own leisure, the heritage of Toronto. Don't miss visiting its most exciting and representative sights, as listed below.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Downtown Nightlife Part 1

Downtown Nightlife Part 1

An international hub and major metropolis, Toronto is also an important cultural center in Canada and North America. Seeing a large influx of tourists throughout the year, Toronto features a vibrant nightlife scene chock full of clubs, bars, restaurants, and lounges in the thriving Entertainment District located in the heart of the city and in outlying areas as well. Take this Toronto Nightlife...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
City Orientation Walk II

City Orientation Walk II

Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is a major Canadian metropolis on the shore of Lake Ontario renowned for its dynamic pace and a high-rising skyline comprising ultra-modern skyscrapers and historic architecture. The city boasts rich cultural scene and a multitude of green spaces, offering a wealth of entertainment and recreational facilities. To learn more about and enjoy the delights of Toronto,...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Toronto Islands Self-guided Tour

Toronto Islands Self-guided Tour

This chain of small islands located in Lake Ontario represents a great recreation destination surrounded by a peaceful and joyful atmosphere. The chain consists of three major islands (Center Island, Algonquin or Sunfish Island and Olympic Island) and several small ones. The Toronto Islands offer a great panoramic view of Toronto. Check out the attractions listed below that these islands offer to...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Best of Toronto's Museum and Galleries Tour

Best of Toronto's Museum and Galleries Tour

Because of being one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in the world, it is more than obvious that Toronto is not just another expensive global city, but also has a strongly developed sense of culture. Just give this city a chance to convince you of this. Take this walking tour and check out the best of Toronto's museum and galleries, as listed below.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 km
Cabbagetown Walking Tour

Cabbagetown Walking Tour

This neighborhood, located east of Toronto's downtown, was established in 1840. Once a small community of Irish immigrants and one of the poorest neighborhoods in Toronto, Cabbagetown was declared a historic district in 2004 and claims to be "the largest continuous area of preserved Victorian housing in North America". Check out the highlights of this region, as listed below.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km

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