Support the Biennial

The Toronto Biennial of Art brings together people from around the world through extraordinary experiences in contemporary art. Through thought-provoking and inspiring exhibitions, performances and programs – all free, open and accessible to all members of the public – the Biennial strengthens civic bonds, invests in the city and its artists, residents and communities, promotes accessibility, inclusivity and education, and allows creativity and innovation to flourish.

There are many ways to give to the Toronto Biennial of Art – as an individual donor, a family foundation, or a corporate sponsor – and every dollar goes to ground-breaking exhibitions and enriching programs.

Toronto Biennial of Art is a Registered Canadian Charity and donors receive charitable tax receipts for the full amount of their gift.

Sponsorships

Toronto Biennial of Art is Canada’s leading visual arts event focused exclusively on contemporary art from across the world. Multi-month in length, the city-wide festival offers businesses exceptional visibility and brand recognition to hundreds of thousands of visitors in combination with premium entertaining and client stewardship opportunities.

With a fully integrated marketing strategy, the Biennial will build a customized package to reflect your philanthropic goals and priority markets. An experiential platform to engage with your clients and staff, Biennial corporate sponsors are extended unrivalled opportunities to build networks and make your company shine. We will work closely with your business to develop personalized benefits that suit your unique needs and recognize your leadership and community investment.

Individual Donations

Your individual gift to the Toronto Biennial of Art will have an immediate and far-reaching impact, allowing the Biennial to present exhibitions, commission new art, realize youth and community programs, artist residencies, teaching toolkits and so much more, all for FREE. 

You will be given special access to the Biennial’s events, encountering the unexpected and the astonishing with special previews, artist-curator talks, interactive events and activities, behind-the-scene tours, VIP parties and much more.

Private Events

Make your next event unforgettable by hosting your friends and family, clients or colleagues at one of the Biennial’s two major sites! Breakfast meetings, speaker series, cocktail parties or full dinners are elevated when surrounded by cutting-edge contemporary art in the unique settings of 259 Lake Shore Blvd E or in Mississauga at the Small Arms Inspection Building.

The Biennial team will help you each step of the way, with turn-key options including catering, bar service and private exhibition tours.

For more information, please contact giving [at] torontobiennial.org

X