ArtWalk in the Square – Opening Weekend

September 17-19, 2021– Town Square @ the CF Shops at Don Mills

FREE – Rain or Shine!

ArtWalk in the Square opening weekend Art Market is open to the public and free of charge.  It is an excellent opportunity to talk to local artists and engage in conversations about their work, process and inspiration. Artists will be available at their booth spaces for you to see, experience, and purchase their original artworks during the following hours. We hope you connect and enjoy the day!

Opening Weekend 3-Day Outdoor Art Show

Friday

September 17, 2021
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Saturday

September 18, 2021
10:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday

September 19, 2021
11:00am – 5:00pm

Visitor Services

The Artists’ Network booth, located on Aggie Hogg Blvd by the Town Square is your centre for information. Someone will be onsite at the tent during show hours. Drop by to pick up an event guide, enter the People’s choice award, enter our draw for your chance to WIN art, or learn more about the Artists’ Network.

It’s also the place to come for First Aid and Lost & Found

VOTE & WIN!

I GAVE ART

Check out all the great art you could win and participating artists online and look for the “I Gave Art” signs in participating artist booths at ArtWalk in the Square. These artists have donated a unique piece of art that will be displayed in the Artists’ Network Booth and ENTER OUR DRAW for your chance to win!

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

Check out our ArtWalk in the Square Artists! Visit all artists in the show and VOTE for your favourite artist using the same ballot. Cast your ballot on line or at the Artists’ Network booth centrally located on Aggie Hogg Gardens.

Event Guide – Sept 17-19

You can download a copy of the artists participating in the weekend opening show at CF Shops at Don Mills and make note of all the wonderful artists you want to visit in person!

IN-PERSON MAP & ARTISTS’ LISTING

ONLINE SHOW & SALE – 90 ARTISTS!

Covid Safety Guidelines

We want everyone to  be safe and comfortable shopping and will be following all provincial guidelines and therefore ask you to physically distance through out the Art Market Area and wear a mask when that is not possible.

Exhibition Map

ArtWalk in the Square is located in the Main Town Square and on both sides of Aggie Hogg Gardens and Karl Fraser Blvd. Aggie Hogg Gardens and Karl Fraser Blvd will be closed during the exhibition so you can walk freely form booth to booth.

Check out our participating artists!

Into the Night

Friday, September 17, we are open until the shops close.
Glow-in-the-dark bracelets, lights and music make this evening a fun and energetic way to connect to the artists and experience amazing art!

VISIT THE ARTISTS’ NETWORK BOOTH TO GET YOUR OWN GLOW-IN-THE-DARK BRACELET.

Artists’ Awards

Recipient list in the Artists’ Network Booth – Saturday September 18.

Many thanks to our sponsor DeSerres for once again supporting the artists’ awards, celebrating outstanding achievement across media.

GET CREATIVE WITH CF SHOPS SUPPORTERS

CF Shops at Don Mills

CF Shops at Don Mills is where fashion, dining, and entertainment come outside to play. Visit Ontario’s first and finest open air centre with exceptional shops, restaurants, and services surrounding a lovely Town Square. From leading fashion retailers such as Anthropologie, Frank & Oak, and Lorna Jane, to one-of-a-kind boutiques such as The Eleven, you will be spoiled by choice and unique experiences. Apres shopping, you will find an assortment of the city’s best dining establishments, including Glow Fresh Grill & Wine Bar, Taylor’s Landing, and Fabbrica.

Food & Drink

CF Shops at Don Mills is home to amazing places to eat and drink – for a cool iced coffee to beat the heat to an amazing dinner on one of the many outdoor patios.

Click here for details

Town Square in the Shops at Don Mills
1090 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON M3C 3R6
(Corner of Lawrence and Don Mills)

Getting here:

CF Shops at Don Mills is located on the southwest corner of Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East. For directions, click here.

By TTC

CF Shops at Don Mills can easily be reached by public transit on the following TTC routes: 25 Don Mills, 54 Lawrence East, 162 Lawrence

Parking:

There is FREE parking throughout CF Shops at Don Mills. Parking is available in the 4 level parking garage accessible via Marie Labatte Road and The Donway West entrance, or via Leadley Lane and the Lawrence Avenue East entrance.

Shop Safely

Customers, employees and clients are CF Shops at Don Mills first priority and knowing that health and safety is top of mind for everyone, they’ve enhanced safety measures. Since the beginning of the pandemic they have implemented physical distancing guidance, including traffic flow management, use of PPE and increased cleaning of high touch point surfaces. Furthermore, they strongly encourage consumers to shop individually or within their social / family bubbles to help fight the spread of COVID-19.

Public Washrooms

Restrooms can be found throughout the property – along walkways Maginn Mews – toward the parking garage and Sampson Mews toward the parking lot along Don Mills and also by the water feature and in the walkway to the main outdoor parking lot.

Click here for a detailed map

Public WIFI

CF Shops at Don Mills offers FREE public WiFi as a courtesy to their guests. To access their WiFi network, enable WiFi on your mobile device and search for CF PUBLIC WIFI. You can connect with your Facebook, Twitter, or email address.

For more information contact the Artists’ Network at…

Art Buying Tips

Buying original art is a wonderful way to make your home a personal reflection of your tastes. At the same time, you are supporting an artist committed to their craft. Here are a few tips to help:

See Lots of Art. Take the time to talk to the artists and find out what their inspirations are. Artists love to talk about their processes, helping you to understand the inspiration behind the work. It may take some time to appreciate abstract art or that unique piece of digital art.

Do Some Research. A good place to start is by looking through the ArtWalk in the Square Aritsts Galleries to see …

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