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Check out our ongoing and upcoming events and series.

on view

  • Waterfront ReConnect: Boom Town

    Waterfront ReConnect: Boom Town

    On view now

    Boom Town employs vibrant colour, playful characters, and environmental lighting to enliven the York Street intersection, improving safety and accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists.

  • Waterfront ReConnect: Pixel Story

    Waterfront ReConnect: Pixel Story

    On view now

    Pixel Story references the multitude of vantages, scales, speeds, and distances at which to view the Expressway, enticing passersby to move forward towards the waterfront, or pause to reflect on its diverse stories.

  • Bentway Staging Grounds

    Bentway Staging Grounds

    On view now

    Bentway Staging Grounds is a site of active, environmental learning that continues The Bentway’s creative work along the Gardiner Expressway. Visitors are invited into a living laboratory for urban ecology, with experimental gardens that use rainwater run-off from the highway above to support the growth of flowering plant species.

  • Fountain Monumental

    Fountain Monumental

    On view now

    Logan MacDonald premieres Fountain Monumental, a series of 20-foot-tall images situated within the new Bentway Staging Grounds public space pilot. MacDonald re-imagines the original shoreline of Lake Ontario and invites us to consider the unique history of our city’s waterways while also imagining a decolonial future that prioritizes ecological preservation.

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February 2024
Family Day at The Bentway
Celebrate Family Day at The Bentway with a fun-filled afternoon of skating, crafts, music, refreshments, and more! We’ve teamed up with the Bata Shoe Museum to offer activities for the whole family that celebrate the history of skating, inspired by their online exhibition Boots and Blades: The Story of Canadian Figure Skating. Learn about figure skating in […]
Families skating on a sunny day.