Now that the weather is getting chillier, there’s no better way to warm up body and soul than through art!
Toronto has a plethora of art galleries that we know you’ll love to explore. From contemporary to traditional, here are some of our favourite galleries near the Anndore House.
Lumas Toronto Gallery
Located at 159 Yorkville Avenue, Lumas Toronto is the second North American location for the iconic brand, and the 19th worldwide. Lumas seeks to democratize art, helping to ensure it’s authentic, affordable, and appreciated by all. If you’re in the market for a stunning accent piece or something to really tie the room together, look no further than Lumas. With more than 250 supporting artists and extremely knowledgeable, helpful staff, you’re sure to find something to fall in love with!
Canadian Fine Arts Gallery
The Canadian Fine Arts gallery has a gorgeous collection of historical Canadian works of art. They specialize in these unique pieces, steeped in Canadian history and lore. Their current exhibit, on until October 14th, highlights overlooked women in Canadian painting, such as Bess Housser Harris, Nan Cheney, and Mary Wrinch. Less than a 15-minute walk from the Anndore House, we highly recommend taking the time to take in this Canadian treasure!
If you like modern, contemporary and dynamic art styles, don’t skip Taglialatella Gallery. They showcase iconic art pieces that you’re sure to recognize, including works from Banksy, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and WRDSMTH. Just a short walk from the Anndore House, be sure to take the time to visit this spectacular gallery. Be sure to check out their Instagram @taglialatellagalleries for events, announcements, and – of course – spectacular art.
Loch Gallery specializes in showcasing historically significant Canadian & European works of art. Originating in Winnipeg in 1972, the gallery has expanded to Toronto and Calgary and is still overseen by its original founder, David Loch. Their current exhibition – the Fall Historical Collections – features prominent Canadian artists seasonal works, capturing the beauty of nature as the seasons transition from Summer to Fall, and then to Winter. You can check out some of these pieces via their virtual exhibit, or on their Instagram @loch_gallery.
Mira Godard Gallery
Last on our list, but certainly not least, is the Mira Godard Gallery. Established in 1962, Mira Godard Gallery curates an exceptional selection of contemporary Canadian and international originals, including paintings, sculptures, collages, and photographs. Their current exhibit features the works of Tom Forrestall, who captures both nature and man-made curiosities in a unique fusion of acrylic and egg tempera mediums. Be sure to follow the gallery on Instagram for new exhibition announcements @miragodardgallery.