Celebrate Black History Month – Meet Yaw!

MEET...YAW TONYYaw Tony is an award winning artist based in Toronto who is by profession an architectural designer. He is a proficient canvas painter, who also uses other textures such as wood. His work is inspired by architecture and african ... Read More

Celebrate Black History Month – Meet Khadijah!

Meet...Khadijah MorleyKhadijah Morley is currently a student at OCADU for Drawing and Painting. Her work is predominantly a series of black and white illustrations that exude erotic undertones. Her experimentation with texture, form, and space produce unusual or unrecognizable imagery. ... Read More

Exhibition Opening: Tumultuous Time

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TUMULTUOUS TIMESolo Exhibition by Aleksandra Kostiuk February 16 - March 11 Opening Reception: February 18, 12-3pm "Tumultuous Time" is an exhibition of anxiety, fears and concerns about the future. Aleksandra and her work have never been involved in politics but ... Read More

What Makes You Feel Home?

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WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL HOME?Community drop-in February 1 - 11 From now until February 11th, we invite you to come join us in our gallery to make art and explore what it means to feel home. What makes you feel included, ... Read More

March Break Camp!

March Break 2016
MARCH BREAK PHOTOGRAPHY & ART CAMPHave fun this March Break with Lakeshore Arts at our FREE Photography & Art Camp for kids! Throughout the week campers will explore elements of digital photography (including Photoshop!) and experience a variety of exciting art activities ... Read More

The Business of Art: Exhibition Proposals

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THE BUSINESS OF ART: EXHIBITION PROPOSALSTHURSDAYS 6:30 - 8:00PM | FEBRUARY 2 - MARCH 9  Lakeshore Arts is excited to present the second instalment of our professional development series The Business of Art! This new 6 week series of workshops ... Read More

Holiday Card Making

HOLIDAY CARD MAKING DROP-INS!Saturday December 3, 10 & 17 11am - 3pm  We're getting into the holiday spirit over here on the Lakeshore and invite you to get festive with us on Saturday afternoons in the gallery! Join us for free, ... Read More

Upcoming Exhibition Reception

FREE PLAY EXHIBITION RECEPTIONJoin us in celebrating our current exhibition Free Play! Featuring vibrant and captivating works by local artists Afsaneh Shafai and Diane Sullivan, Free Play is an exercise in the experimental and the intuitive. These mixed media and ... Read More

AGM Announcement

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGLakeshore Arts invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting on November 21 at 6:30pm Come one, come all to our 2016 Annual General Meeting! We invite all Lakeshore Arts members in good standing to attend, ... Read More


DROP IN PUMPKIN CARVINGDrop by the gallery from October 27 - 29 to make your Jack-o-Lantern! Need a place to get your creative juices flowing before Halloween? Stop by the Smith Zone Gallery next week Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for free ... Read More

Member’s Exhibition Now Open!

Member's Exhibition Now Open!Featuring the work of 15 local artists at various stages of their careers, the 2016 Member’s Exhibition is a celebration of the breadth of talents and interests that help make our community beautiful and unique. The exhibition ... Read More


PIE AUCTIONWhat’s your pie type? Sweet or Savoury? Meaty or Cheesy? Creamy or Fruity? No matter – Lakeshore Arts’ Annual Pie Auction will have a pie for you! Join us on Wednesday October 5th for an exciting evening where you ... Read More

Call for Artists! Member’s Showcase 2016

CALL FOR ARTISTS! MEMBER'S SHOWCASE 2016Submit your masterpiece to this year's Member's Showcase! The Lakeshore Arts Member’s Showcase is an annual non-juried exhibition featuring the work of over 25 local artists. The showcase is a celebration of local creativity and provides ... Read More

September Exhibition Now Open!

CULTURAL ELEMENTS SEPTEMBER 13 - OCTOBER 2 2016Drop by the gallery to check out our new fall exhibition featuring work from the artists of Lakeshore Village Artists Co-op. Featuring the work of five local artists from assorted cultural backgrounds and ... Read More

Call for Gallery Committee Members

Call for Volunteer Gallery Committee MembersGet involved in your creative community! Lakeshore Arts is excited to launch a new volunteer initiative to assist with the development and execution of exhibition programming in our Smith Zone Gallery! The Lakeshore Arts Gallery ... Read More


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CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2016 - 2017 EXHIBITIONSLakeshore Art is excited to continue offering a full spectrum of visual arts exhibitions from emerging and established artists, youth and community organizations in our storefront gallery, the Smith Zone. We are currently accepting ... Read More

Call for Board Members

Call for Board MembersWe are looking for amazing people to join our team! Do you believe that the ARTS can play a key role creating healthy and vibrant neighbourhoods? That arts programming should be accessible to individuals of all ages ... Read More

Plein Air Artists Retreat

PLEIN AIR ARTIST GETAWAY REGISTER TODAY!Highlands East Plein Air Arts Festival & Tamarack Lodge have partnered to provide Lakeshore Arts members with an exclusive, creative getaway experience! September 8 – 11, 2016  -  SPACES LIMITED! September 8 Arrival from 3:00 pm – 6:00 ... Read More


CULTURE DAYS INFO SESSIONJune 29th 6:00pm | Lakeshore Arts | 2422 Lake Shore Blvd West Culture Days will take place this year on September 30, October 1 and 2. Artists, arts organizations, cultural, and heritage organizations, businesses, and municipalities all ... Read More

June Exhibition Now Open!

Guzman Exhibition
SEEN ALL AT ONCE | JUNE 1 - 25Drop by our gallery to check out Seen All at Once, a new exhibition by emerging artist Paul Guzman! Seen All at Once is a collection of paintings made by Toronto artist Paul Guzman. ... Read More