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A COVID-19 Responsive Public Art Project at the Scale of the City

May 25, 2020

Today The Bentway announces a new public art initiative inviting Torontonians to explore and capture their complex reactions to the COVID-19 crisis. It’s All Right Now will run beginning May 25 and into the summer. Local artists are each asked to respond to the question: “What words are you living by, right now?” From this […]

A COVID-19 Update from The Bentway

April 16, 2020

UPDATED: April 16, 2020 With growing concerns around COVID-19 (“coronavirus”), the health, safety and well-being of our visitors and the communities we serve is our top priority. Although The Bentway has no doors and no walls, please note that the site facilities are closed and all on-site programming is suspended until further notice. To help […]

A COVID-19 Update from The Bentway

March 14, 2020

UPDATED: April 16, 2020 With growing concerns around COVID-19 (“coronavirus”), the health, safety and well-being of our visitors and the communities we serve is our top priority. Although The Bentway has no doors and no walls, please note that the site facilities are closed and all on-site programming is suspended until further notice. To help […]

Spring Has Sprung: The Bentway Skate Trail Season Comes to a Close

March 10, 2020

CBC Sports will continue with broadcast of the World Figure Skating Championships from The Bentway, March 18 – 22 UPDATE: Unfortunately, it was announced on Wednesday, March 11 that the World Figure Skating Championships have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, the screenings listed below will no longer take place and The […]

Call for Applications: 2020 Artist Residency at The Bentway (Closed)

November 12, 2019

(CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS RELEASED: November 12, 2019DEADLINE: January 24, 2020 (11:59PM)INFORMATION SESSION: November 30, 2019 (2-4PM)RESIDENCY DURATION: April – August, 2020 DOWNLOAD THE FULL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS >> The Bentway Conservancy is pleased to announce our second annual Artist Residency program. The 2020 artist residency will focus on The Bentway’s […]

Providing Space for Impromptu Artistic Collaborations

June 5, 2019

This summer, The Bentway is celebrating the spirit of community with a range of programs designed to bring people together. From our Communal Table series, which showcases a new cuisine each week, to free wellness & recreation classes like yoga and tai chi, to innovative artistic performances and presentations across the site, there’s a multitude […]

Reimagining Space for a Changing Toronto

May 16, 2019

On May 25 & 26, we’ll join over 150 other venues for Doors Open Toronto, a city-wide showcase of architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and structures. Doors Open at The Bentway will feature an event on May 26 that brings together local city-builders to discuss how Toronto has refashioned itself through a number of […]

Ilana Altman and David Carey assume co-leadership of the Bentway

March 13, 2019

On April 1, 2019, Ilana Altman and David Carey will assume joint leadership of the Bentway as Co-Executive Director, Programming & Visitor Experience, and Co-Executive Director, Partnerships & Communications, respectively. The duo joined the Bentway in 2017 – Altman as Director of Programming and Carey as Director of Development. Bentway Board Chair Mazyar Mortazavi says, […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Bentway's 2019 Community Incubation Program

February 21, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS RELEASED: February 21, 2019 INFORMATION SESSION: March 6, 2019, 6:00pm at the Fort York Visitor Centre, 250 Fort York Blvd. DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 5 Read the full call >> Download the application >> Apply online >> Read the information session presentation >> The Bentway is accepting proposals from emerging artists, designers, urbanists, […]

Creative Process Workshops with Noémie Lafrance at The Bentway

February 12, 2019

Register >> Read the FAQs >> Register for auditions >> ABOUT THE PROJECT This new work by Noémie Lafrance created specifically for The Bentway site explores how our navigation of architecture and urban infrastructures is “choreographed” and investigates the political, social and cultural influences those choreographies impart on the human body and the social body. […]

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