Next Steps

Starting in 2017 and continuing through to the project's opening day in 2018, we will be working on: Sharing information Growing networks in the community Construction of the facility Selecting tenants for the Hub and live/work spaces Developing plans for programming in the outdoor space Developing a community stewardship plan for Hub operations Stay tuned!

Programming the Spaces–first expressions of interest

We launched a Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) in 2016 with the purpose of building a network of potential tenants and program providers who could help us determine what kinds of spaces and facilities are needed in the design of the project. We sent the REOI to individual artists, arts group, community cultural group … Continue reading Programming the Spaces–first expressions of interest

Official Groundbreaking

All photos by Mauricio Calero Photography. Scroll down for photos of some of the ceremony's highlights.   On June 22, 2016, Artscape joined its project partners – Rockport Group, City of Toronto, Toronto Parking Authority, and Woodbourne Capital Management – to celebrate the groundbreaking of a vibrant new community development project with Weston community members and … Continue reading Official Groundbreaking

Community Visioning Survey Results

The Artscape Weston Hub Community Visioning Survey has now closed, and we would like to thank all those who took the time to complete a survey. The survey was open from June 1, 2015 to September 25, 2015, and was distributed online via e-blasts and in person at various community events through the summer. Over … Continue reading Community Visioning Survey Results

Project History

What is a community cultural hub? A community cultural hub is a place where artists, local residents, community leaders, organizations, governments and businesses combine their efforts to foster culture and community. There are many different types of community cultural hubs. The vision for a community cultural hub is best built from the ground up in … Continue reading Project History

Press Release

This press release was issued on March 31, 2015 by Artscape.   Community Cultural Hub to be Built in Weston as a Result of Partnership between Artscape, the City of Toronto and The Rockport Group TORONTO—Toronto City Council has approved the proposal of an innovative project to support the revitalization of the Weston community made … Continue reading Press Release