Synthetic Collective and Centre for Sustainable Curating, in partnership with The Bentway and Evergreen, are pleased to announce the launch of “A Public (Art) Notice,” a free poster and downloadable guide promoting more environmentally conscious ways to curate, create, and produce public art.
Toronto’s pooches unleash adorable costumes as part of week-long Halloween festivities under the Gardiner!
On Thursday, MPP Chris Glover met with representatives from The Bentway Conservancy to celebrate the work it’s done as a result of receiving two grants, totalling $472,300, over the last two years from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). These grants have helped the organization continue to look forward to the future and recover from the […]
Over a two week period, UofT Daniel’s students designed and constructed a set of accessible modular furniture pieces – nicknamed, Flippin’ Chillin’. The pieces can be arranged into a lounging play-scape or transformed into a bar for events.
Visit thebentway.ca/street for the latest information and to register! April 20, 2022 [Toronto/Tkaronto, ON] – Today The Bentway released further details on its Summer 2022 season, STREET, which includes a series of public art installations, roving performances, workshops, conversations and celebrations that explore what urbanist Jane Jacobs called the city’s “most vital organs.” Running May 26 to […]
Visit thebentway.ca/street for the latest information and to register! Announcing a Summer 2022 season that invites audiences to see the street anew. March 22, 2022 [Toronto/Tkaronto, ON] – Today The Bentway announced its Summer 2022 season, STREET: a constellation of free art installations, roving performances, conversations and celebrations that play out on our shared roadways, sidewalks, parks, and public […]
Temporary design installations to transform intersections under the Gardiner Expressway as The Bentway continues to demonstrate new possibilities for Toronto’s shared infrastructure. Toronto – March 3, 2022. The Bentway, in partnership with the City of Toronto, Waterfront BIA, and Toronto Downtown West BIA, has announced the winners of the national Waterfront ReConnect design competition — […]
Innovative architects and artists from across Canada compete to transform spaces under the Gardiner Expressway Toronto – January 5, 2021. The Bentway, in partnership with the City of Toronto, Waterfront BIA, and Toronto Downtown West BIA, has revealed six proposals for the next phase of Waterfront ReConnect — a project aiming to improve the safety […]
Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway cuts across the full length of the city, acting as both a physical and psychological barrier between the city’s core and its blossoming waterfront. A collaboration with the City of Toronto, the Waterfront Business Improvement Area, the Toronto Downtown West Business Improvement Area, and The Bentway, the Waterfront ReConnect Design Competition explores […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]