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8330 Woodbine Ave.
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Phone: (905) 477-6077
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8330 Woodbine Ave., Markham, ON, CA, L3R 2N8
- Phone: (905) 477-6077
- Fax: (905) 477-9664
Arts & Museums
The Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery is said to have received it's name from the very renowned artist that is Frederick Varley. The museum opened with just a few art works of Varley, and today, it is a thriving art center that displays works of local as well as artists from all over the globe. For event updates and other details, check website.
The Richmond Hill Heritage Center is a center that is dedicated to the town of Richmond Hill. It features documents, research materials and other collection that together make for an extensive resource that provides information about this region. For details, check website.
The Markham Museum is a museum that features the whole district of Markham. This museum chronicles and preserves the historical heritage of the Markham region. Apart from that, it also hosts events on a regular basis. Check website for more details.
Located on the fourth floor of the Lipa Green Building in Toronto's north end, the Holocaust Education Centre is dedicated to the memory of the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis before and during the World War. Through audio-visual presentations, exhibits, an on-site resource library and actually meeting Holocaust survivors, visitors can learn about the horrors that European Jews underwent as well as the strength and resilience they showed under the direst circumstances.
The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a Jewish institution set up to promote Canadian art. The aim of the arts center is to bring the community closer together using art as a medium. Keeping that in mind the Koffler Centre of the Arts conducts a number of art exhibitions, media exhibits, concerts, theatrical acts and workshops at their advanced facility. This center also organizes various programs for children and gets them organized in dance and music sessions, singing and even drawing. Guided tours of the facility are also conducted to inculcate Canadian culture among school students.
Located in the Thomson Memorial Park in Bendale, Scarborough's original settlement area, this museum reflects the area's heritage dating back to 1796 when it was a rural community. The Scarborough Historical Museum, consists of four buildings; the original Cornell House, the McCowan Log House, the Hough Carriage Works and the Kennedy Display Annex. Visitors are escorted through the museum by guides. Aside from the museum, Thomson Memorial Park also has picnic areas, a playground, bike paths and a petting zoo. A perfect setting for a day's outing with the kids.
With more than 800 exhibits and a dozen halls, it is no wonder Ontario Science Centre has managed to attract over 30 million visitors since it opened in 1969. Aside from traditional science shows, the center also features interactive areas where visitors can take part in their own experiments. It also offers a movie theater, offering screenings of thrilling and educational IMAX format films aimed at the entire family.
Named after its celebrated namesake artist, Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto Scarborough is a lovely place to check out the contemporary works of Canadian and international artists. Their vast repertoire features at least 158 artisans and more than 1700 art works. The exhibits change regularly to showcase the various art forms.
Discover the Nikola Rukaj Gallery’s extraordinary collection of modern and contemporary artworks, situated in Toronto’s Forest Hill neighborhood. Featuring exhibitions of painting, master prints, photography and sculpture by internationally acclaimed artists. Consignments accepted.
Located in the Italian community Columbus Centre at the corner of Lawrence and Dufferin, the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery pays tribute to Italian and the Italian-Canadian art. Showcasing both contemporary and historic forms, the collection occupies three levels of the building's infrastructure. Divided into five separate exhibition areas, the gallery's main focus is Canadian artists of Italian ancestry. However, it also caters to international artists. The center also includes the Ristorante Boccaccio.
The Petroff Gallery makes for a stunning exhibition space that displays the works of contemporary artists, featuring photography, painting, sculpture, ceramic and glass creations. The gallery displays the works of both local and internationally renowned artists, some of which include David Calles, John McDonald, Rod Prouse, Chris Albert, Rudy Kehkla among several others. They have a jewelry section as well that showcases stunning pieces of handmade jewelry, along with a Judaica section that displays designer gift items for Jewish ceremonies.
Reuben & Helene Dennis Museum houses one of the most extensive collections of Judaica art in North America. It was founded in 1965, and has since collected artifacts relating to Jewish culture. Today, the museum houses Torah ornaments, Hanukah lamps and many other articles of interest. Tours of the museum are available, and cultural activities also take place in the museum from time to time.