Toronto Media Arts Centre Space Rentals

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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 completing the fit-out of our new cinema and expect it to be available in spring 2019.

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Bookings are inclusive of set up/installation and strike/clean up time.

Days Rate
Weekday daytime 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Weekday evening 4 p.m.-midnight
Late night extension midnight-2 a.m.
Weekends and holidays 8 hours between noon and midnight

Gallery Spaces

The adjoining Main and Small galleries can be rented together for media art exhibitions of 10 to 30 days at the following rates:

Daily Weekly Monthly
$350 $1,750 $5,775

The rates that follow are for events in the galleries.

Main Gallery

Expansive gallery wall space for media art installation and projection. Double-height ceilings.

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Capacity
110 (40 w/ SOP)
Size
1,200 sq. ft. (38.5' × 26')
Days Rate
Weekday daytime $1,250
Weekday evening $1,370
Late night extension $375
Weekends and holidays $2,115

Small Gallery

Capacity
100 (60 w/ SOP)
Size
1,200 sq. ft.

A light-filled gallery space with two wall surfaces for mounting or projecting work. 13' ceilings. Floor-to-ceiling east facing windows.

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Days Rate
Weekday daytime $700
Weekday evening $820
Late night extension $235
Weekends and holidays $1,290

Event Spaces

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
145 (113 w/ SOP)
Size
1,000 sq. ft.
Days Rate
Weekday daytime $950
Weekday evening $1,070
Late night extension $350
Weekends and holidays $1,425

Gathering Space

Capacity
30
Size
450 sq. ft.

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.

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Days Rate
Weekday daytime $300
Weekday evening $420
Late night extension $135
Weekends and holidays $690

Meeting Spaces

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. After-hours access available for multi-day bookings.

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Hourly $25
Half day $85
Full day $140
Multi-day $120/day (minimum 2 days, maximum 4 weeks)

Meeting Room 2

Great for a short-term festival office for up to 4 people, or daily meeting space for 6-8.

Available Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. After-hours access available for multi-day bookings.

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Hourly $12
Half day $42
Full day $70
Multi-day $60/day (2-5 days)
Monthly $450/month (media arts nonprofits only)

Catering

We can arrange for catering—from platters of finger foods to sweet treats to a full Mexican pop-up dinner. You may also bring your own food, of course!

We recommend our partner OMG on the Park for all of your catering needs. Please contact owner Doug Mattina directly to discuss your menu.

p Alcohol may not be sold or provided without a Special Occasion Permit. You should apply for your SOP at least 30 days in advance of your event via iAGCO.

Chairs & tables

Padded folding chairs (up to 80) Included in rental
6' folding tables (up to 20) Included in rental

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.

A/V Services

Regular NFP/Edu
Set-up of projector, screen, amplification, and mics $125 $95
Set-up of projector, amplification, and panel-style mic setup $150 $112
Tech on site (4 hour minimum) $35/hour
Presentation recording
Video/slide deck, audio recorded, edited, and made web ready (max 1.5 hours)
$475 $375

Booking Procedure

  1. Complete our booking request form
  2. Our team will follow up via email after our weekly programming committee meeting (Tuesdays)
  3. Review and sign our rental agreement
  4. Pay your deposit to confirm your event date
  5. Have an amazing event!

Questions? Drop us a line!

Terms and more info

Prices do not include Ontario HST.

  • For bookings within one month of event date, payment is due 7 days before event. For events more than a month away, a 40% deposit is due immediately and balance by 7 days before event. We accept cheque, Interac e-Transfer, and major credit cards.
  • Food must be served at any event where alcohol is available. You must supply Smart Serve certified bar staff.
  • You may be required to pay a security surcharge if your event concludes after 11 p.m.