Active Energy Building Urbanspace Gallery

Active Buildings_Innovation for Architecture in Motion

Monday, October 14, 2019 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Further Along The Road Eliot Wright

Further Along The Road

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Friday, September 20, 2019

End Youth Homelessness in the 6ix: Impacts, Interventions, Innovations Eva's Initiatives Urbanspace Gallery

End Youth Homelessness in the 6ix: Impacts, Interventions, Innovations

Monday, February 11, 2019 to Saturday, April 13, 2019

Urban Sensorium

Urban Sensorium

Monday, January 7, 2019 to Saturday, January 26, 2019


The Urbanspace Gallery was created to explore the city. A venue for diverse exhibitions and events, the gallery investigates how cities work, how we might improve them, and how we can learn from the past to create visions of the future.

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With a focus on “bottom-up”, grass roots approaches, a wide range of local and global issues are examined including community, public space, housing, transportation, planning, governance, diversity, sustainability, and citizenship.  In partnership with many individuals and organizations, Urbanspace Gallery contributes to an ongoing discussion about cities, and offers visitors a space to learn and reflect on their place within them.  

Urbanspace Gallery


Urbanspace Gallery is located on the ground floor of 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto, beside Trinity Square Video. The building is open to the public Monday to Saturday, 9:00am–7:00pm.

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401 Richmond is located on Richmond Street West just east of Spadina Avenue.


You can get here by public transit by taking the 510 Spadina streetcar from Spadina subway station or the 501 Queen streetcar.


There are bike racks at both the front and back entrances of the building where your bike can be safely parked.


Parking is not available onsite, however there are a number of public lots in the area. Please note that Richmond Street West runs one way going west.

Host an Exhibit

Urbanspace Gallery is on the first floor at 401 Richmond Street West in Toronto. The gallery encourages observations and conversations about city dynamics, especially in Toronto.

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Because of its location at the hub of a major community of art galleries, stores and studios, Urbanspace Gallery receives a number of visitors, both impromptu and intentional. The 1000 sq ft main space is 56 ft long and 20 ft wide. The floor-to-ceiling height is 13ft with 8ft high drywall sections between brick and beam piers. A continuous 44ft wall runs off the main space along one side of an 8ft wide corridor, mirrored by five discreet segments. There are dimmable track lights, air conditioning, and the acoustics are excellent. The gallery is equipped with WiFi, a digital projector, a portable stage with lecture podium and amplification, making it an ideal space for events.

Urbanspace Gallery north wall
Urbanspace Gallery north wall
Urbanspace Gallery south wall
Urbanspace Gallery south wall

Urbanspace Gallery invites proposals for exhibitions focused on salient urban issues. Travelling exhibitions as well as site-specific projects are welcome. We are especially interested in hosting exhibitions whose content is suitable for travel to other venues, broadening the conversation beyond our walls.   Please send your proposals to Events and Communications Assistant, Amanda Stines, at events@urbanspace.org for consideration. Urbanspace Gallery Exhibition Application  

Event Space Rentals

event-crop2 The Urbanspace Gallery hosts public events about Toronto and how cities work. If you would like to host an event in the gallery,  please fill out and return the form below and submit it to Events and Communications Assistant, Amanda Stines, at  events@urbanspace.org. Urbanspace Gallery Rental Application  


401 Richmond Street West
Ground Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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