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Aug 8 2021 Tours /

TSA Tours | Art and The Grange

Starting Point: Front porch of The Grange, overlooking Grange Park
(Beverley St & McCaul Street)
Look for the black and white TSA umbrella!

$15 General Admission, FREE for TSA Members with code from bulletin

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A walking tour through Toronto’s Grange Park, exploring the bold contemporary buildings that house Canada’s preeminent art institutions.

For over 100 years, Grange Park has been at the epicentre of Toronto’s art scene – evolving from the private front lawn of a colonial estate to a lively urban park surrounded by some of the city’s preeminent art institutions.

Join us on a stroll through the park and the surrounding streets as we explore some of the buildings – large and small, but always bold! – which are home to some of Canada’s preeminent art institutions. Included in this tour are some of the city’s best known contemporary landmarks like the colourful Sharp Centre for Design and Ghery’s addition to the Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as small but daring projects that pack a design punch. And while architecture might take centre stage, we’ll also speak to some of the great public art pieces along our walk and the playful urban park that unites it all.

Tour Basics:

Starting Point: Front porch of The Grange, overlooking Grange Park
End Point: The Umbra Store
Duration: 120 minutes (approx.)
Route length: 1.2 km (mostly flat through city sidewalks) 

Tour Schedule:

Date Time(s)
Sunday Aug 8 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Aug 15 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Aug 22 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Aug 29 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Sept 5 1:30-3:30 PM
Saturday Sept 11 4:00-6:00 PM
Sunday Sept 19 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Sept 26 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Oct 3 1:30-3:30 PM
Sunday Oct 10 1:30-3:30 PM


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We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To notify us of any accommodations you may need, or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Charmain at tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca .

COVID-19 Protocols:

We are excited to welcome you back to our in-person tours in 2021! The safety of our volunteers and participants is of paramount importance and we have implemented a number of changes and protocols to make this a great and safe experience for everyone. You can read more about our COVID-19 tour protocols here.

Thank You!

TSA Walking Tours are made possible thanks to the generous support of the Ontario Association of Architects and the passion and dedication of our volunteer tour guides.



Check out the rest of the 2021 TSA Tour Offering:

TSA Tours | Harbourfront 2021

TSA Tours | Towers


TSA Tours | East Bayfront