Artscape Sandbox

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  • Capacity 200
  • Event Spaces Available 1
  • Parking Available Underground paid parking available
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Artscape Sandbox is a fantastic space for creativity located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District. A 6,000 sq. ft. adaptable and flexible performance and event venue, Artscape Sandbox is ideal for a wide range of creative experiences, including professional and community performances, exhibitions, classes, retreats, meetings and conferences, professional development, vendor events, social gatherings and celebrations. 

Artscape has partnered with The Daniels Corporation and the City of Toronto to create Artscape Sandbox at the base of Cinema Tower, a 43-storey condominium development located on the southeast corner of Adelaide and Widmer Streets, along the John Street Cultural Corridor in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District. Artscape Sandbox is owned and managed by Artscape and designed by Kirkor Architects. 

Artscape Sandbox operates as a social enterprise. Revenues from venue rentals support Artscape’s cultural programming and services.

Capacity: Reception (200), Theatre (140), Rounds (100), Classroom (100)
Size: 2,880 sq.ft. event space (54′x 45′, 18’ ceiling)

Ideal For / Corporate Events / Fundraisers / Performances / Vendor Events / Weddings

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Artscape Sandbox
Main event space and bar area
Main event space
Main event space
Main event space
Musical Performances
Social event
Social event
Main event space from tech mezzanine
Main event space facing north toward lobby
Green room
Row seating in main space
Gala event
Gala event
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This customizable space offers a blank canvas and the freedom to realize your creative vision. Sandbox presents possibilities for technical and artistic innovation allowing you to elevate your project or event to the next level. Acoustic treatment and a uniform surface along the back wall as well as a Greenroom/VIP area equipped with refrigeration and a sink make the space ideal performances and presentations. The space offers lighting grid spanning the event space and feature lighting in the bar area. The lobby offers an adjustable welcome desk to accommodate registration, a box office and coat check.

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Artscape Sandbox also offers a curated roster of professional artists with a slate of superb workshops, classes and performances available to animate your event or provide team-building experiences for your company or organization. .

Venue Location

Artscape Sandbox
301 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON