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Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
Friday July 2 - Sunday July 11, 2021 | stackt market, 28 Bathurst St | Official website
Canada’s largest and longest-running contemporary outdoor art fair is turning 60! Enjoy artist-led studio tours, curated collections and virtual art talks, or visit select artists showcased at stackt market. Art lovers can browse and buy artworks from 400+ artists.
Outdoor art in the city
Canada's leading contemporary outdoor art fair is celebrating 60 years of launching artists' careers this July 2-11, 2021.
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair (TOAF) is the charitable non-profit organization behind Canada’s largest and longest-running annual contemporary art fair, showcasing 350+ curated visual artists & makers at Nathan Phillips Square every July. In 2021, TOAF celebrates 60 years of influencing the accessibility and growth of appreciation and participation in the arts in Canada. For this milestone event, TOAF presents a curated showcase of over 400 contemporary emerging and seasoned visual artists and makers from across Canada on TOAF’s digital platform.
For 60 years, TOAF has been a key part in launching and sustaining the careers of 20,000 Canadian artists by directly connecting them to millions of art lovers, and public and private institutions. TOAF has given over $1 million in awards, and continues to play an important role in nurturing the City of Toronto’s arts and culture sector while making art an integral part of the lives of Torontonians. In 2020, TOAF has shown agility, innovation, and resiliency in serving their community by transforming into Toronto Online Art Fair, providing an online platform that continues to make a meaningful impact on artists’ lives.