Comfort Inn Toronto North
66 Norfinch Dr.
North York, ON M3N 1X1
Phone: (416) 736-4700
Fax: (416) 736-4842
66 Norfinch Dr., North York, ON, CA, M3N 1X1
- Phone: (416) 736-4700
- Fax: (416) 736-4842
Arts & Museums
Visit the Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum and take a look at the history and displays of soccer memorabilia preserved here. This museum focuses on the extra-ordinary and inspiring achievements of individual soccer players as well as teams. Check website for details.
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 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.
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.
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 Forest Hill Village neighborhood, Lonsdale Gallery features significant contemporary and international visual art works from painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media. Among the gallery's star artists are Pedie Wolfond and George Boileau. To help the public understand and appreciate contemporary art, most exhibits are accompanied by the artist talking about the work and answering questions.
Renowned for it's collection of Canadian art, the McMichael owns over 6000 pieces of artwork by the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, as well as Inuit and First Nations artists. Housed in the former home of Robert and Signe McMichael, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection sits on over 100 acres of conservation land in the Kleinberg region. Beyond the museums 13 galleries of iconic Canadian artwork, visitors to the museum can also enjoy a vast array of special programming, family activities and even nature walks through the densely wooded Humber River Valley. The McMichael is the crown jewel of Canadian artwork attracting visitors to come and experience Canada in a day.
Located in South Etobicoke, this gallery is housed within the Etobicoke Civic Center. After the city was converted into a suburb of Toronto, the city center has become the home of the gallery and other institutions. It promotes local artists, and features exhibits of mixed media. To reach here, take the Burnhamthorpe West exit of Highway 427. When you view the exhibits, you will realize that the road trip was definitely worth it.
Home to the Austin family for more than a century, Spadina House is now operated as a museum by the City of Toronto Cultural Services. Although some restoration has taken place, the original feel of the 55-room mansion has been wonderfully preserved, giving visitors a glimpse into a time when immigration increased and tabloid journalism had its beginnings (1918-1939). Rooms are also available for hire. The tour guides will make sure that the experience is thoroughly informative and educational while still being fun.
Inaugurated in late 1996 by former Toronto mayor Barbara Hall, Peak Gallery is a top-notch exhibition space for contemporary art in all its styles, genres and forms. The design and construction of the facility, located in the High Park area of the city, was funded by Peak Trading, Travel and Cargo; and the company now sponsors both the gallery and its web site. The gallery's mission is to provide the best in contemporary art; be it from rising stars or established artists from Canada and around the world.