Venture beyond the three exhibition areas to experience captivating art projects across the city, developed by participating cultural institutions. Learn about the work they do year-round and their Nuit Blanche installations below.

401 Richmond St W

Originally the site of the Macdonald Manufacturing Company, a tin lithography factory at the turn of the 20th century, 401 Richmond is a restored, heritage-designated industrial building turned arts and culture hub in downtown Toronto. It is home to artists, art galleries, artist-run centres, fashion designers, filmmakers, architects, animators, healers, communications specialists, graphic artists, a café and even a Spanish dance school. Learn more about 410 Richmond.

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Built for Art

77 Wynford Dr

Founded in 2014, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto is home to a growing Permanent Collection of over 1,000 masterpieces, including manuscripts, paintings, ceramics and textiles from the ninth century to today. Through its innovative exhibitions and engaging programs – from captivating performances to thought-provoking lectures, workshops and film screenings – the Museum reaches millions of people worldwide, fostering intercultural understanding through the arts. Learn more about the Aga Khan Museum.

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Unearthing Our Interdependence

250 Fort York Blvd

The Bentway works to ignite the urban imagination, using the city as site, subject and canvas. Anchored under Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway and guiding its complex future, The Bentway is a growing public space and much more. A new type of civic organization: a not-for-profit, powered by vital partnerships with the City of Toronto, residents, supporters, artists, city-builders and dreamers. The Bentway is a creative catalyst rooted in experimentation, leading a creative movement to re-imagine the opportunities of urban spaces. Learn more about The Bentway.

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A New Nature @ Bathurst Quay

Multispecies Lounge & Shared Space

Staging Grounds featuring Fountain Monumental

Beyond Concrete featuring various works

450 Broadview Ave

East End Arts is a non-profit community arts organization that serves the east end of Toronto. They provide inclusive arts programming, events and services to local communities and offers professional development opportunities to both emerging and established artists and arts organizations. Learn more about East End Arts.

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Future of the Danforth

1214 Queen St W

The reimagined Gladstone House maintains its emphasis on culture, art and diversity, while preserving the building’s rich history and iconic original architecture. The city’s oldest operating hotel, it features restored exposed brick walls, curated local art and innovative lighting applications that transition throughout the day, bringing the building to life. Learn more about Gladstone House.

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Mycorrhizal (A Long Story VIII)

6 Garamond Ct

Founded in 1963, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC) is one of the largest and most vibrant Japanese cultural centres in the world. It promotes excellence in contemporary art and design and visitors will find intersectionality in both spaces to recognize the accomplishment of the Nikkei community. The JCCC also offers a broad spectrum of Japanese traditional and contemporary cultural programs, martial arts, festivals, performances, film screenings and other experiences for its thousands of members and hundreds of thousands of annual visitors. Learn more about the JCCC.

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Land, Water, Washi

180 Shaw St

The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a cultural platform that explores critical ideas and concerns of the times through exhibitions, publications, performances, literary events and digital initiatives. It examines complex issues through transformative art experiences that stimulate intercultural dialogue and position Jewish identity in conversation with diverse perspectives and global voices. Learn more about the Koffler Centre of the Arts.

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The Synagogue at Babyn Yar: Turning the Nightmare of Evil Into a Shared Dream of Good

158 Sterling Rd #100

Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) is at the heart of the art ecosystem. The museum presents rotating exhibitions and programs that prioritize 21st century artistic production, primarily through commissioning new work. MOCA is a place for everyone to explore, that provokes ideas and challenges the current cultural moment, serving as an inclusive cultural hub in our hyper-diverse city and world. Learn more about MOCA.

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Nuit Blanche at MOCA

401 Richmond St W

Founded in 2015, Myseum is Toronto’s city museum. They offer a collection of experiences that tell the histories of Toronto. Their exhibitions and content aim to evoke curiosity and foster deeper connections between its visitors and the city. With a focus on building a living archive of the city, they strive to be a valuable resource for those interested in the cultural heritage of Toronto. Myseum offers programming in their downtown exhibition space, throughout the city and online. Learn more about Myseum.

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The 52: Stories of Women Who Transformed Toronto

951 Carlaw Ave

The Story Arts Centre is a cutting-edge campus for the arts and the perfect place to tap into ones creativity. Housing the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design, it has everything you need to let your inner genius out. The campus is a meticulously restored, 104,000-square-foot modernist masterpiece that serves as a dramatic backdrop for students to learn and tell their stories. Learn more about Story Arts Centre.

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Plant a Seed

34 John St

UrbanArts is a progressive, non-profit Local Arts Service Organization providing opportunities for diverse cultural expression, artistic development, training and employment to members of urban communities with a focus on youth in Toronto. It engages community through the arts and is an incubator for local arts with a range of programs led by professional artists in visual, digital, culinary and media arts, dance and music. Learn more about UrbanArts.

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Rooted in Change

24 Cecil St

Wildseed Centre for Art & Activism is a vessel for nurturing Black creativity and experimentation. Inspired by Octavia Butler’s evocative novel, the centre was birthed by Black Lives Matter activists who hope to build an enduring space that could cultivate the most transformative and radical ideas. Learn more about Wildseed Centre for Art & Activism.

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How many of us have them? A prelude to ‘Lifelines’