Thursday February 22

Early Access Preview5-10 PM

Opening Night Party7-10 PM

Friday February 2311 AM-10 PM

Saturday February 2411 AM-8 PM

Sunday February 2511 AM-6 PM

Better Living Center

Exhibition Place, Toronto

countdown to artist project 2018

February 22, 2018






From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.




Valid any day between Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25.


Early Access Preview (19+ event)   $50
Opening Night Party (19+ event)   $30 


Adult admission    $15
Group adult tickets (10+ people)    $12 each
Senior admission (65+)    $12
Youth admission (13-17)    $12
Children 12 or under free


Artist Project will welcome its 11th year with the most exciting show yet this February 22 to 25, 2018 at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 195 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto.



Thursday February 22
Early Access Preview  5-10 PM
Opening Night Party  7-10 PM


Friday February 23   11 AM-10 PM

Saturday February 24  11 AM-8 PM

Sunday February 25 11 AM-6 PM


For parking, directions, out of town services and accessibility information CLICK HERE.





Valet Parking

Valet Service is available for Opening Night on Thursday, February 23. Pick up will be at the main entrance of the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place.


Valet Service will be available from 4:30PM to 10:30PM.

Valet curb charge is $30 taxes included.


Text for your car option will be available to guests. The text for your car option allows guests inside of the show to request their vehicle without having to walk out to the valet drop off point. This allows the valet company to have the vehicle warmed up and ready for them upon arrival. Guests are provided a business card in addition to their valet voucher with a number they can text and instructions should they decide to text request.


Public Parking

$15 daily, $12 after 6 PM

For parking lot locations, visit the Exhibition Place Parking Map.



Coming by car?


Exhibition Place is located 4kms west of downtown Toronto and is accessible via the Gardiner Expressway or Lakeshore Boulevard. Enter your postal code & get complete driving instructions


Coming by TTC?


From the West:  Take the Bloor subway to Dufferin Station and proceed to street level.  Board the #29 bus south to Exhibition Place.


From the East:  Take the Bloor subway to Bathurst Station and proceed to street level.  Board the #511 streetcar south towards Fleet Loop. Transfer to the 509/511 replacement bus towards Lakeshore and Bathurst. Exit at the “Saskatchewan Rd.” stop.


From the North:  Take the Yonge-University subway to Bloor Station. Transfer to the Bloor subway to Dufferin Station and proceed to street level. Board the #29 bus south to Exhibition Place.  For more information, visit TTC


Coming by GO Transit?


Exhibition Place has a GO station located on the grounds.  The station name is EXHIBITION and is one stop west of Union Station on the East-West Lakeshore line. For more information, visit GO Transit



Gladstone ‘Staycation’ Hotel Package


In partnership with the Artist Project, the Gladstone Hotel is offering a special Artist Project ‘Staycation’ Hotel package which includes a special hotel rate, two tickets to the fair, and a Friday Gallery tour of the Hotel’s 3 floors of exhibition space.


Internationally recognized as Canada’s favourite Boutique Art Hotel with 37 artist-designed hotel rooms, the Gladstone uniquely blends historical Victorian architecture with contemporary luxury, downtown culture and whole lot of art, making it an iconic Toronto hub for local and international travelers & artists alike.


Discount rooms starting at $169+tax/night for a Classic Room, $209+tax/night for a Gimme More Room.


To book your Artist Project Staycation contact the Gladstone at 416-531-4635 or make your reservation online HERE and use promo code ARTPRO.




Free Re-Admission

Before you leave, pick up a re-admit slip at the Information Desk and return any day for free!



The Artist Project is committed to excellence in serving all customers including persons with disabilities. We are also committed to giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access our goods and services and allowing them to benefit from the same services, in the same place, and in a similar way as other participants. 


Click here for the full AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Customer Service Policy.


2018 Sponsors

























Interested in sponsoring the arts and artists at the Artist Project? We value our relationships with our sponsors and through close collaboration we strive to promote our brands in tandem as high-quality experiences that support the arts and enrich lives.


Our approach to our corporate sponsorship relationships is to organically market the brands leading up to the event through our print and web marketing campaigns, as well as onsite within the show. Our aim is to provide an experience that follows attendees throughout the year and demonstrates both Artist Project’s and its corporate sponsors’ commitment to the arts beyond the fair.


Artist Project offers a broad range of corporate sponsorship opportunities including custom sponsorship packages which tie your brand to an event that attracts art lovers nationwide.


For information please contact:


Claire Taylor
Show Director, Artist Project


20 Eglinton Ave. W., Suite 1200, PO Box 2055, Toronto, ON M4R 1K8

(416) 960-5395 |

Claire Taylor

Show Director

(416) 960-4527 |


Emily-Jean Alexander

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Relations and Administrative Coordinator

(416) 960-5395 |


Catia Varricchio

Manager of Strategic Sponsorship

416-960-4511 |

Mimi Shao

Marketing & Communications Manager

(416) 960-4513 |


Nina Eksir

Special Projects & Recruitment Coordinator

416-512-3869 |


Patti Stewart

Vice President, Informa Canada Inc.

(416) 960-4510 |


All inquiries for show news, access to speakers, show organizers and photos may be directed to our publicist Lindsay Singer, Faulhaber Communications, 416 504 0768 x 223, and every effort will be made to provide you with information in a timely manner. 


For access to the password protected Media Image Bankclick here.