Daniels Spectrum

Venue Details
  • Capacity 500
  • Event Spaces Available 3
  • Parking Available yes
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Daniels Spectrum is a beacon for arts, culture and community in the heart of the revitalized Regent Park neighbourhood in Toronto’s downtown east. The building features modern lines, bright and airy communal spaces, and a rainbow-hued façade that is inspired by the flags of the world. Daniels Spectrum can accommodate events 24 hours a day. It features fully equipped event spaces with bespoke technical systems and has been designed to LEED Silver standards.

Daniels Spectrum operates as a social enterprise with a special mandate to support culturally diverse and inclusive events. Revenues from venue rentals support the building’s cultural programming and services. A sliding scale of rates is available for not-for-profit organizations and Regent Park community groups.

Ada Slaight Hall: 5,834 sq.ft. (90′x 58′, 20’ ceilings),
Reception (500), Theatre (400), Rounds (330),

Artscape Lounge & Terrace: 2,048 sq.ft.
Reception (120), Theatre (80)

Ideal For / Conferences / Corporate Events / Festivals / Fundraisers / Performances

Photo Gallery

Daniels Spectrum
Daniels Spectrum | Lisa Logan
Fashion Art Toronto FAT runway in Ada Slaight Hall
Fashion Show set up in Ada Slaight Hall
ADA Slaight Hall
Ada Slaight Hall | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Theatre Room
Ada Slaight Hall | Westbury National
ADA Slaight Hall
Artscape Lounge | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Artscape Lounge | Pathways to Education & Target Canada
Artscape Lounge | Jeremy Kai
The Green Room | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Exterior Lounge
Courtyard at Daniels Spectrum
The Courtyard
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Event Spaces

Ada Slaight Hall

This ground floor performance and events hall is equipped with a complete sound and theatrical lighting system. It features a 300-seat retractable bleacher system and retractable partition walls for maximum flexibility of setups and capacities.

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Artscape Lounge

Located at the main entrance of the building, this bright and colourful space functions as the “living room” of the building and can host performances, meetings, receptions and more. It may also act as a spillover space for events in Ada Slaight Hall. The Lounge can include access to a bar and service area.

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The Courtyard

This outdoor courtyard features a raised wooden stage and can host a range of events, acting as its own independent programming space or as a spillover space for events inside Ada Slaight Hall. It also functions as a casual community gathering space. The Courtyard is capable of supporting sound and lighting systems.

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At Daniels Spectrum


Best New Venue for Meetings & Events (2013), BizBash Event Style Awards
Good Design is Good Business Award (2014), Architectural Record

Past Clients

Luminato, Manifesto, Nuit Blanche, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Slaight Music, Target Canada, George Brown College, Dixon Hall, Toronto Community Housing

Venue Location

Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON