“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.”
– Henry Ward Beecher
Toronto is home to phenomenal Art Galleries and Museums. It’s a destination where creativity and imagination are revered and celebrated. On every corner, you will find works of public art created for daily enjoyment. A visit to Toronto isn’t complete until you’ve taken the time to experience Art in the city. Here are 5 Galleries and Museums to visit in Toronto:
The Art Gallery of Ontario is considered one of the most distinguished art galleries in North America. There are over 90,000 works of art to experience housed in the architectural masterpiece. There’s always something new to see as exhibits rotate throughout the year. The AGO is located on Dundas Street West, an 11-minute subway ride from the Strathcona Hotel?
The Royal Ontario Museum focuses on world culture and natural history. One of the most significant museums in North America, the ROM features more than 6 million items and artifacts on display. From collections of Dinosaurs to art from East Asia, the 40+ galleries are worth experiencing. The ROM is located on University Avenue, just off of Bloor Street, and a 10-minute subway ride from The Strathcona Hotel
With the successful launch of the first EDIT Festival in Toronto this past September, the Design Exchange is gaining notoriety in the Toronto Art scene. Residing in the Financial District, this design focused gallery features exhibits committed to design excellence and preservation of design heritage. The Design Exchange is located on Bay Street and takes only 4 minutes to walk to from The Strathcona Hotel.
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