Prime location gallery in Toronto needs new long-term tenants

Beautiful space available for a gallery, community space, or artist-run centre.

Artscape is pleased to announce that the Peter MacKendrick Community Gallery at Artscape Wychwood Barns has become available for rent beginning December 1, 2015.

Since its opening in 2008, the gallery has been successfully operated by the Wychwood Barns Community Association (WBCA), hosting frequent exhibitions as well as events such as Doors Open Toronto and the Solid Colour Holiday Show and Sale.

The successful candidate artist(s) or organizations will be committed to animating this space so that it may continue to bring lasting impact as a publicly accessible community arts landmark.

Artscape is now accepting applications to lease this coveted space.
Deadline to apply is August 14, 2015.


The Peter MacKendrick Community Gallery is located at the northeast corner of Artscape Wychwood Barns, a community cultural hub in central Toronto that welcomes over a thousand visitors a month.

The gallery is a bright and airy, fully accessible, 1000 square-foot space, which features fourteen-foot ceilings, track-lighting, adjustable spotlight fixtures for lighting artwork, as well as drywall walls for ease of hanging work, making it a beautiful space for exhibitions. The gallery has a small prep area with sink, a dedicated entrance, private washroom and acoustic sound baffles making it a perfect space for community programming, launches, small performances, rehearsals and any number of arts and community focused activities.


To be eligible to rent the Peter MacKendrick Community Gallery, applicants must legally entitled to work in Canada and must be either:

a) a not-for-profit arts or community organization, or
b) professional artist(s)


  1.      Review the Call for Proposals
  2.      Submit your application by AUGUST 14, 2015 at 5 am.
        (See the Call for Proposals for the application instructions)


After reviewing the Call for Proposals, if you have any questions regarding the rental opportunity please direct them to Georgia Cowan at gcowan@artscape.ca