Toronto Media Arts Centre Space Rentals

Space Rentals

Host your event at TMAC!

TMAC is available to rent for a wide range of events—from gallery openings and receptions to small meetups and hackathons, dining events to panel discussions.

Located in the heart of the Queen West Triangle – a vibrant, arts-friendly neighbourhood close to downtown Toronto – TMAC offers event, meeting and exhibition spaces in a beautiful purpose-built media arts facility overlooking Lisgar Park.

We offer nonprofit/educational discounts and welcome co-production and co-presentation inquiries

We are happy to support ad hoc groups and offer PWYC pricing for community events

We encourage new artists to apply for in-kind space. We want to support you and your work!

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Mezzanine

Soaring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lisgar Park on the mezzanine between the two towers of the Edge condo. North-facing natural light. Perfect for receptions/galas and presentations.

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Capacity

Standing, reception
145
Seated, theatre-style
100
Seated, catered
30
Size
900 sq. ft.

Rates

For Period Rate Nonprofit Rate
Event Weekday daytime $950 $333
Event Weekday evening $1,130 $513
Event Late night extension $298 $143
Event Weekends and holidays $1,665 $739

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Gathering Space

At the top of the landing on the second floor, with windows overlooking the park. A great space for a small community event, meeting, class, or overflow for an event happening in another one of our spaces.

Capacity

Standing, reception
40
Seated
24
Size
450 sq. ft.

Rates

For Period Rate Nonprofit Rate
Event Weekday daytime $300 $105
Event Weekday evening $480 $285
Event Late night extension $135 $86
Event Weekends and holidays $690 $398

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Expansion Space

Double height space with a wall of windows and double doors. Ideal for exhibitions and events.

Capacity

Standing, reception
100
Seated, theatre-style
60
Seated, workshop
40
Size
800 sq. ft.

Rates

For Period Rate Nonprofit Rate
Event Weekday daytime $1,000 $350
Event Weekday evening $1,180 $530
Event Late night extension $310 $148
Event Weekends and holidays $1,740 $765

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Meeting Room 1

Perfect for presenting to a client, brainstorming with your team or as a writers’ room. 40-inch screen with Apple TV connection, large whiteboard and kitchenette with fridge, microwave and dishes. Floor to ceiling windows. AC/heat controls. Seats up to 10.

Available Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. for hourly and daily bookings; we may be able to accommodate after-hours bookings based on staff availability.

Weekly bookings allow 24/7 keyed access.

To book the meeting room, please email us with the date and time of your request instead of filling out the regular booking request form.

Capacity

Standard meeting
8

Rates

For Period Rate Nonprofit Rate
Meeting Hourly $25
Meeting Daily $150 $53
Meeting Weekly $840 $294

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Production Studio

Available to rent by artists, collectives, community groups, and nonprofit organizations only.

For fabrication, photo/video shoots and rehearsals.

Weekend rate includes after-hours staffing fee.

Capacity

Size
725 sq. ft.

Rates

For Period Rate Nonprofit Rate
Production Daily $200
Production Weekends and holidays $780

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Services

Catering

We can arrange for catering—from platters of finger foods to sweet treats to a full Mexican pop-up dinner. Just drop us a line with your requirements and we will put you in touch with our recommended vendors.

You may also bring your own food or use your own caterer.

Alcohol may not be sold or provided without a Special Occasion Permit. You can apply for your SOP online via iAGCO.

Audiovisual

All daytime rentals include a lectern, one boom mic, projector, screen or monitor, sound and basic audiovisual support during regular open hours (10am-6pm). After-hours rentals require AV tech on site.

Rates

Rate Nonprofit Rate
Basic presentation setup
Set-up of projector, screen, amplification, and 1 mic.
$125 $94
Panel setup
Set-up of projector, screen, amplification, 4 panel mics.
$150 $113
Tech on site
Dedicated support throughout your event. Technical monitoring of audio and video. $35/hour, 4 hour minimum.
$140
Presentation recording
Video/slide deck, switch, and audio. Max 1.5 hours.
$575 $431

Tables & Chairs

We have chairs and tables that can be reserved for free with your booking, dependent on availability.

Rates

Rate Nonprofit Rate
Chairs
100 padded folding chairs
$0
Plastic folding tables (6-foot)
15 plastic folding tables
$0
High stools
5 high stools for panelists
$0

Staffing

Rates include one TMAC staff person on site for all events between 6 and 10 p.m. on weekdays, and all weekend events.

Additional TMAC staff is required for every 40 attendees you expect (so if you have 100 attendees, you’ll need 2 TMAC people). An additional charge of $30/hour per person will be applied to your rate.