Private Hire

Outside of the Galleries curated exhibitions and programming. Samara Contemporary is available to you for your exhibitions, talks, presentations and social functions!

Contact us to see how Samara can help with your event at


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.

Gallery specifications

Our Space:

  • 1000 square feet
  • 100 guests (Standing)
  • 60 guests (Sitting)
  • Concrete floors, Metal beam ceiling painted black

Event Rental includes:

  • One staff member
  • Wifi
  • 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):

  • Projectors
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Limited audio/visual equipment
  • Audio/Visual Technician
  • Smart Serve Certified Servers and Bartenders
  • Additional staff as needed
  • Artwork rentals during the event
  • Coat check area


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Our core mission is to embrace and support the work of national and international contemporary creators working in the field of art + design.

Wednesday to Sunday:   12 - 6pm
Or by appointment: contact us at

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