Artscape Wychwood Barns

Venue Details
  • Capacity 400+ (varies by setup)
  • Event Spaces Available 5
  • Parking Available Street parking available; Green P lots nearby
  • Booking Fees Inquire Now
Venue Contact

Sarah Bobak
Event & Sales Manager
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Artscape Wychwood Barns is a former transit facility that has been transformed into a hub for arts, community and the environment in midtown Toronto. Since opening in 2008, the Barns have become one of the city’s most unique event venues. Its soaring ceilings, abundant natural light and architectural detailing create a dramatic backdrop for all kinds of events. The Barns are home to artist studios, not-for-profit organizations, indoor and outdoor growing areas, a gallery, a popular farmers’ market and exciting community events. It is one of the first heritage buildings in Canada to be certified LEED Gold.

Artscape Wychwood Barns operates as a social enterprise. Revenues from venue rentals support the building’s cultural programming and services.

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


Photo Gallery

Artscape Wychwood Barns | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Covered Street Barn | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Covered Street Barn | Garrison McArthur Photographers
The Stop's Courtyard | Sara Collaton Photography
Covered Street Barn | Sara Collaton Photography
Covered Street Barn | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Covered Street Barn | Mauricio Calero
Covered Street Barn
Splash Pad | Sara Collaton Photography
Christie Open-Air Courtyard | Sara Collaton Photography
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Event Spaces

Covered Street Barn

The Covered Street Barn is our largest and most versatile event space. It features a full-length skylight that fills the room with dazzling natural light. Glass garage-style doors on each side of the room open onto public parkland. For more intimate events, the Covered Street Barn can be partitioned into smaller spaces with fabric sheers. Artists studios open onto the space. Artists have 24 hour access.

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The Stop’s Courtyard & Classroom

The Stop’s open-air Courtyard features an outdoor patio, garden and a wood-burning pizza oven. Inside, their Classroom overlooks a greenhouse. Both spaces are available for rental as a spillover space for events inside the Covered Street Barn or independently.

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Christie Open-Air Courtyard

Located on the west side of the facility, the Christie Open Air Courtyard can be used as an extension of the Covered Street Barn, increasing the capacity of your event.

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The Peter McKendrick Community Gallery

The Peter McKendrick Community Gallery boasts 14 foot ceilings, arched windows, sealed concrete flooring and adjustable track lighting. The Gallery is a customizable space available for exhibitions, small meetings and events or as a spillover space for events inside the Covered Street Barn. The Gallery faces Benson Avenue on the northeast side of the facility.

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At Artscape Wychwood Barns

Good Neighbour Policy

Events may not begin before 7:00am nor extend past 10:00pm Monday – Wednesday and 11:00pm Thursday – Saturday. Events may not begin before 9:00am nor extend past 10:00pm on Sunday and statutory holidays.

Past Clients

The Body Shop, Tabasco Canada, Lululemon, Greenpeace, FUSION, The Wedding Co Show, Compost Council of Canada, LUSH, Wychwood Open Door, Dias de los Muertos Collective, Appleseed Cider Fest.

Venue Location

Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street
Toronto, ON
416-653-3520