ArtWalk in the Square

September 13 – 15, 2019 – Town Square @ the CF Shops at Don Mills

FREE – Rain or Shine!

ArtWalk in the Square 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!

ArtWalk in the Square is a 3-Day Outdoor Art Show

Friday

September 13, 2019
3:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday

September 14, 2019
10:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday

September 15, 2019
11:00am – 6:00pm

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. Check them out in booth 54 and ENTER OUR DRAW for your chance to win!

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

Check out our 2019 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.

Exhibition Map

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

Check out our participating artists!

Pop Up Gallery

Booths 47– 53
The Pop Up Gallery showcases artists unable to attend in person. Check out the work of 18 local and remote artists.

Night Market

Friday, September 13, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Glow-in-the-dark bracelets, painting demos, music and entertainment make this Night Market a fun and energetic way to connect to the artists and experience amazing art!

8:00 PM: JOIN US FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE TI BOT EXPERIENCE!
Take your selfie with this impressive giant 10′ tall LED robot!

VISIT ARTISTS BOOTHS TO GET YOUR OWN GLOW-IN-THE-DARK BRACELET.

GET CREATIVE – LIVE GROUP PAINTING
It’s going to be big, bright & bold! Visit the Artists Network Booth 54 for your chance to add a bit of creativity to our jumbo painting.

LIVE PAINTING
Check out Pamela Mayhew who will be painting live on site in Booth 15.

MANTRA SAMPLING
Your taste buds will be more than satisfied with the samplings on offer from the Mantra cart. L
ocated on Town Square.

Event Guide

You can download a copy of our event guide and make note of all the wonderful artists you want to visit!

Artists’ Awards

Recipient list in the Artists’ Network Booth – Saturday September 13.

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

GET CREATIVE WITH CF SHOPS SUPPORTERS

Mantra

Friday, September 13, 6-9 PM and throughout Saturday & Sunday during the ArtWalk

“Mantra by Host will be showcasing our Indian heritage by featuring fresh made samples of Tandoori Naan. Our station is a traditional Colourful Indian Street Cart where we will also have our  handmade Vegan Samosas  available for purchase. Every visitor to the stall will be given coupons that will be valid at the restaurant which is located in the plaza. Come on by and say hello or namaste as we would say”

The Ten Spot

Saturday, September 14 during the ArtWalk

“Stop by and get a complimentary polish. We’ll also have some samples for you”

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.

Public Washrooms

Restrooms can be found in the alleyway off Aggie Hogg Gardens – between the main show and the parking lots behind Solomon, by the water feature and in the walkway to the main outdoor parking lot.

Click here for a detailed map

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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