Are you an artist, brand or collective looking for an event space? Samara Contemporary is available for hire! The space is ideal for private events such as product & book launches, presentations, film/video screenings, performances, artist talks, and more.
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The venue is an both an exhibition space and retail, and therefore has two spaces which can be easily partitioned using the gallery’s moveable wall, or be arranged to create one large space. The gallery is available for full day and half day rentals.
Located at 156 Augusta Avenue just above Dundas Street West, Samara Contemporary is located in Toronto’s most interesting neighbourhood, Kensington Market. The gallery is within close proximity to the downtown core and is easily accessible via TTC.
- 1000 square feet
- 100 guests (Standing)
- 60 guests (Sitting)
- Concrete floors, Metal beam ceiling painted black
Event Rental includes:
- One staff member
- Small Kitchenette including full sized fridge/freezer (not suitable for food prep)
- Two bathrooms
- One parking spot at rear
- Ample electrical outlets
Event Rental includes (at additional cost):
Limited audio/visual equipment
Smart Serve Certified Servers and Bartenders
Additional staff as needed
Artwork rentals during the event
Coat check area