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Located in the Eglinton West Village, Liss Gallery specializes in personal and corporate art, as well as art consulting. Established in 1983, it is in the vanguard when it comes to the promotion of both Canadian and International art. Originally called Affairs of the Art, the gallery boasts an assortment of contemporary fine art, including original paintings, photography, sculpture and limited edition prints. It also offers custom framing, with a large selection of quality frames, as well as delivery and installation of art works.
An internationally renowned collection that ranges from 5,000-year-old pre-Columbian artifacts to 20th-century works from around the world makes Gardiner Museum one-of-a-kind in North America. The museum, located across from the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto campus, also features a boutique. Check out the Gardiner Shop, with contemporary Canadian works including books on ceramics to jewelery and bowls. Guided tours for groups can also be arranged.
The 519 is a church community center that has been established to support the LGBTQ community. The main aim of this center is to teach the youth and citizens in the vicinity of the LGBTQ community. You can actively participate in the various events that are organized for the same. Other activities offered here are education, training, sports, and recreation. They also offer rental spaces for private events.
This local park was completely refurbished and is now transformed into a community hub. The aim in developing this green space was to create a flexible community venue that doubles up as a park. It has wet zones for kids featuring splash pads, walking paths, a performance stage and a dog park too. However, the highlight is the AIDS Memorial that has been installed in this park.
Being housed in the historic Somerset House does not deter Wellesley Fox & Fiddle from embracing noveau concepts. Rather this pub offers a perfect blend of old world charm and new age trendiness. With 13 beer varieties to choose from, beer lovers will have no complaints; it also serves excellent food that is much better in taste and flavor than your regular pub fare. However, highlight of this place being its heated patio that is the best spot especially during winters. You can sit here and catch the latest sports matches on the large screen. And, before you tag it as a sports pub rethink! It has its own karaoke sessions, DJ parties and so forth. For event updates and other details, check website.
In 1933, a new gem named Samuel Hall and Currelly Gallery was added to the already existing list of galleries in Royal Ontario Museum. The selective display of this gallery comprises an introduction to the museum's collations, and interesting displays like dinosaurs and murals. Besides having a seating area for guests to ponder over art, the venue also accommodates various art exhibitions and social events in its uncluttered and well-planned space. To know more about the gallery, check website.