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Exhibit in the Library

Toronto Public Library is pleased to provide space for art exhibits which reflect the diverse cultural interests of the City and its neighbourhoods. Art Exhibits spaces are included in 13 of our locations across the city. Artists are invited to submit their work for possible exhibition during the 2017-18 Art Exhibits season, running September 2017 - August 2018. Please note that artists or groups of artists must pay a $20 fee + HST fee, payable at the time of installation.

The Art Selection Committee considers works in all media, including photography, but not sculptures. Selected artists are given a one-month showing. Preference will be given to exhibitors who live or work in the City of Toronto.

How to Exhibit

  1. Please read the following information about art exhibits at the Library:
  2. Complete an Art Exhibits Application Form. Deadline for submission is April 21, 2017.
  3. Successful candidates will be notified by June 23, 2017.

Questions? Please contact the Art Exhibits Office at 416-393-7224, or by email at

List of Branches with Art Exhibits Space

The following Toronto Public Library branches will participate in the 2017/18 Art Exhibits season. All applicants are encouraged to review the details provided for each branch.

Branches with Art Space and Linear Footage
Branch Linear Feet
Agincourt 6 feet, 33 feet
Bloor/Gladstone 12.2 feet, 3.10 feet, 7.4 feet, 7.6 feet, 9 feet, 9 feet
Deer Park 16 feet, 7 feet, 8 feet, 36 feet, 8 feet
Don Mills 45 feet
Fairview 36 feet, 36 feet, 6 feet
Leaside 31 feet
Northern District 26 feet, 13 feet, 28 feet
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre 33 feet
Richview 15 feet, 18 feet, 37 feet, 3.5 feet, 7 feet, 3.5 feet, 14 feet
Runnymede 17 feet, 6 feet, 7 feet, 4.5 feet
S. Walter Stewart 10 feet, 10.4 feet, 9.2 feet, 10.4 feet, 10.4 feet, 8.6 feet
Woodside Square 35 feet
Yorkville 8 feet, 8 feet, 20 feet

Current Library Exhibits

To find out more about current Library exhibits, click on Exhibits & Displays