Artscape is a not-for-profit organization that
makes space for creativity and transforms communities.
Artscape has partnered with The Daniels Corporation and the City of Toronto to create a new ground floor performance/programming space at the base of the 43-storey Cinema Tower condominium development in Toronto’s Entertainment District. The call for proposals related to this project was issued in May 2012. The space is expected to be complete in late 2013.
Designed by Kirkor Artchitects and currently under construction, the Adelaide/Widmer Arts Space (working title) will be 6,000 square feet of space owned and managed by Artscape. The space will be available for rent on a long-term basis for performance and/or public programming uses.
This new performance/programming space represents a unique opportunity for an organization or group of organizations to be part of the lively Entertainment District and John Street Cultural Corridor, one of Toronto’s most popular arts and cultural destinations. The neighbourhood is home to established cultural institutions like the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, OCAD University, Roy Thomson Hall, the National Film Board of Canada, the Canadian Broadcast Centre and the Princess of Wales Theatre. In addition to these attractions, the Entertainment District is home to many cultural and creative sector workplaces and a growing residential community.