Akin is thrilled to announce the launch of two new studio spaces at 888 Dupont Street on the north-east corner of Ossington and Dupont. This location will be Akin's first studios dedicated to providing workspace for light industrial art making, with new members moving in at the end of this month.
Expanding on its twelve current studios located at 444 Dufferin Street, 87 Wade Avenue, 100 Sunrise Avenue and 1485 Dupont Street, Akin's new spaces will offer a range of affordable studios in various sizes and set ups for light industrial use.
Akin will develop programming specific to this unique new space in addition to our current range of workshops, studio critiques, gallery crawls, community programs and skill shares.
This exciting expansion will increase Akin’s size to approximately 22,000 square feet of studio space serving nearly 200 artists, enabling it to meet the ever-increasing demand for affordable workspace.
Since opening its first modest space almost 9 years ago, Akin has striven to make being an artist in the city a more fun and financially viable vocation. Now more than ever, we feel our role is an important one for Toronto's cultural community and our artists as we ensure that there is always space to create.
Akin's new 'Akin Ossington' location will be easily accessible by subway, streetcar, bus, bike, or car. By transit, visitors can access the studios by a short bus ride from Ossington subway station, or along the 26 Dupont bus route.
All rentals include 24/7 access to the studios, taxes, insurance, wifi, access to communal working areas as well as storage, kitchen, and bathroom.
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