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Gallery Hop Gala Dinner & Auction, Gallery Hop Tours,

“The Canadian Art Foundation, is excited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of its most notable programs, Canadian Art magazine. Bringing together the main facets of the Foundation, it will kick off the 2014 art season with a series of events: annual Gallery Hop Gala Dinner & Auction, Gallery Hop Tours, Canadian Ar magazine launch, and the BMO International Speaker Series featuring Sarah Thornton’s Canadian book launch. From its first-ever cover featuring Winnipeg artist Wanda Koop, Canadian Art pays tribute to the Generation(s) with a collection of covers that tells the story of Canadian Art in images
“We are excited to bring together artists and art enthusiasts in celebrating Canadian visual art and the magazine that has provided a voice for critics and the community alike,” says Jill Birch, CEO of the Canadian Art Foundation & Publisher of Canadian Art. “We’re all about making art more accessible, whether it’s creating opportunities for people to get out there and see the art around them or to provide programming to foster the emerging talent around us.”

Season of Celebrating Art
Creating an accessible platform, the Canadian Art Foundation connects those who appreciate art with those who create it through its ongoing programming: Canadian Art magazine, the Reel Artists Film Festival, Gallery Hop Tours, BMO International Speaking Series, and educational programs. A portal in the art industry, the Canadian Art Foundation opens up a collection of its magazine’s 120 cover features online to provide a resource that looks back at the history of the magazine. The Foundation will re-launch its website, canadianart.ca, this week with an updated contemporary look.


In celebration of Canadian Art’s 30 years, the Foundation will host a series of events that will invite art lovers to interact with local experts and delve into the growing art community:

  Gallery Hop Gala Dinner & Art Auction, September 18th
  In its 19th year, the Gallery Hop Gala Dinner & Art Auction hosts cocktails, dinner, and the ever-popular auction that features works by emerging talent and renown artists, including the likes of Arnaud Maggs, Sasha Pierce, Laura Simon, Nestor Kruger, Wanda Koop and Erin Shirreff. Waddington’s Stephen Ranger brings an exceptional wealth of knowledge in the contemporary art realm to excite art lovers.

  For more information or to purchase tickets and tables, visit canadianart.ca/galleryhop or call 416-368-8854, ext. 101.

  Gallery Hop Tour, September 20th
  The Gallery Hop Tour is a complimentary event that includes talks and tours at 29 galleries across Toronto. The day will begin with a panel discussion at the AGO’s Jackman Hall, followed by guided neighbourhood gallery tours by the city’s best curators and collectors.

  Canadian Art’s 30th Anniversary Magazine Launch, September 20th
  Following the Gallery Hop Tour, Canadian Art will unveil its 30th anniversary issue at a celebration at the Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art. The Toronto art community will come together with the Canadian Art Foundation to commemorate a generation of art conversation.

ABOUT CANADIAN ART FOUNDATION
The Canadian Art Foundation is the ultimate portal for the exposure of visual arts in Canada. A non-profit organization, Canadian Art Foundation is a destination for artists and art enthusiasts to connect and be inspired by art. Fall 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Canadian Art, one of the Foundation’s programming initiatives that provides a platform for national and global visibility for the extraordinary artistic talent in Canada. The Canadian Art Foundation’s ongoing initiatives serve to bring the art community together, including Canadian Art, Reel Artists Film Festival, Gallery Hops, BMO International Speaking Series. canadianart.ca”[newsrelease]

Category: Charity Events
Start Date: 2014-09-18
End Date: 2014-09-20
Venue: Toronto Ontario

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