401 RICHMOND STREET WEST

We're a restored, heritage-designated, industrial building in downtown Toronto that is home to over 140 artists, cultural producers, microenterprises, galleries, festivals, and shops. The building is a thriving arts hub that is open to the public. Some of the events we have coming up are listed below - for a complete list of activities both on and off site check out our EVENTS CALENDAR
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WHAT WE'RE BLOGGING
Old Plant, New Plant
The Sidewalk Files

WHAT'S NEW
Aritsans Marketplace 2014 CALL FOR VENDORS - Deadline extended to October 31.
The Fall issue of the 401 Richmond Update Newsletter is now online!
Looking for a space to hold your next meeting or workshop? Check out Studio 408

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LAST WEDNESDAYS

NOVEMBER 26
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Stop by after work to check out the latest shows at our galleries and artist-run centres, buy local at our independent shops, and grab a snack. You can take it all in on your own, or join William Huffman for a guided tour of the current exhibitions.
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FROLIC 4

DECEMBER 4
6:00 – 9:00 PM

401 Richmond celebrates the season with a festive open house event where you’ll find a unique selection of contemporary art and gifts from galleries, shops, artists, and local makers. Our landmark desitnation offers a one-stop shopping destination for the holidays.

Artist Studio FROLIC
Meet artists in their studios, see their work, and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they make art. Participating artists will also be open during the Artisans Marketplace - a complete list of artists and hours will be posted shortly.

Gallery FROLIC
Exhibitions and holiday sales of original art at Abbozzo Gallery, Gallery 44, The Red Head Gallery, and Open Studio.

Shop FROLIC
Musideum
Spacing City Store
Swipe Design | Books + Objects

Marketplace FROLIC
December 4 – 7, the 22nd annual makers show offers handcrafted gifts for the holiday season...more below on this signature event.

ARTISANS MARKETPLACE

DECEMBER 4 - 7, 2014
THURSDAY 11 AM - 9 PM
FRIDAY 11 AM - 8 PM
SATURDAY 11 AM - 6 PM
SUNDAY 11 AM - 4 PM


401 Richmond hosts an inspiring community of local makers offering artistically crafted gifts for the holiday season. Meet our artisans in a festive and intimate atmosphere that makes shopping a pleasure and brings joy to your giving.
A complete list of vendors will be posted shortly.
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ARTISTS OPEN STUDIO

TBA, 2014
Artists Open Studio invites visitors into the workspaces of resident artists at 401 Richmond offering a chance to meet the artists and see their work right where they create it.

IF THIS WALL COULD TALK...

ONGOING

401 Richmond is a hive of activity. For 20 years, countless people have worked, created, played, watched, learned, grown, been inspired, visited, and called it home.

Please share a favourite memory of 401 Richmond and we'll happily post a selection on our wall (outside Abbozzo Gallery on the ground floor). They may inspire new stories for the future!

Post it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @401richmond #401faves

Part of our 20th anniversary celebrations. Vinyl installatin by Saman Design (Studio 208).

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2015

EARTH DAY FAIR

TBD

Meet the green partners we work with to make 401 Richmond an earth-friendly place to work and a selection of our tenants from the environmental sector.

JANE'S WALK

TBD
JANE'S WALK celebrates the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs by getting people out exploring their neighbourhoods and meeting their neighbours with a series of free neighbourhood walks.

DOORS OPEN

TBA, 2015
Doors Open Toronto provides rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally, and socially significant buildings across Toronto.


BUILT FOR ART: AN INDEPENDENT PROJECT FOR SCOTIABANK NUIT BLANCHE

TBA, 2015

Each year, we are a major producer for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. In 2014, in partnership with artists, shops, and galleries, we presented The Shape and Form of the Future. We will update this listing as soon as we know more about our plans for next year!

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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