Top 5 Events in May

Featured Image: Experience the covered patio at contemporary French bistro-bar Lapinou

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival – May 2023

Work by Catherine Blackburn is featured in the Spring exhibition: Materialized

Work by Catherine Blackburn is featured in the Spring exhibition: Materialized at Critical Distance

During the month of May experience over 180 lens-based exhibitions, site-specific installations, and commissioned projects by artists and photographers at museums, galleries, and public spaces throughout Toronto. Here are 10 exhibitions to check out: 

OCADU GradEx 108 – May 3-7

OCAD University’s 108th Annual Graduate Exhibition is returning in person! Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2023 May 3-7, 2023. The event features displays from graduating students in every discipline, sales of student work, and an Opening Night Celebration in Butterfield Park/Lambert Lounge May 3, featuring a bar, DJ, food truck and art installations.

3 ways to Make Mother’s Day Special – May 14

French bistro-bar Lapinou
  1. Deliver gorgeous, fresh Mother’s Day flowers from BLOOMEN
  2. Experience a covered patio at contemporary French bistro-bar Lapinou. Savour a la carte brunch with delicious French favourites in addition to Lapinou classics – Reserve for Mother’s Day Brunch!
  3. The Mother’s Be Funny Comedy Show at Rec Room will serving up laughs, embarrassing stories and parental advice, May 14 at 7pm

Check out our blog: Top 10 Mother’s Day Experiences

Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+ Toronto Film Festival 2023 – May 25-June 4

Inside Out is Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival. The 33rd annual Inside Out Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival is taking place May 25-June 4! Secure your tickets and mark your calendars for Program Launch on May 5th!

401 Richmond – Doors Open Toronto – May 27

Left Image: DISRUPTION Magdolene Dykstra, Heidi McKenzie, Natalia Arbelaez, Habiba El-Sayed at A Space Gallery

401 Richmond welcomes guests for Doors Open Toronto May 27th! Join a guided tour or wander freely to the galleries, shops, open studios and more! Fuel your visit with refreshments from Dark Horse Espresso Bar, and take in the green rooftop and inner courtyard. Admission is free! 

Check out our recent feature on 401 Richmond

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