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Built for Art: Brick, Brink and a Space in Between

September 29, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Sundown to Sunrise

On September 29th at 6:59 pm, 401 Richmond transforms into a one-stop, high-energy artistic experience representing a synergy between on-site galleries, tenant artists, and the broader arts community – all under one roof!

This year we will be featuring engaging and entertaining, site-specific installations and performances that activate public sites throughout 401 Richmond, the Built for Art Nuit Blanche program includes contributions from Shuvinai Ashoona and Dorset Fine Arts, Erin MacKeen, Ellen Bleiwas, Ballet Jorgen, Carol Cheong, Nicholas Contrera and Bloom Transitional Gender Project, David Hannan, art students from Mayfield Secondary School, Jessie Sheng and OCADU / Career Launchers Program, Cheryl Rondeau, rzlbd’s +ve virus and the TAXED OUT exhibition by Ryerson University City Building Institute.

In addition to this suite of one-night-only presentations, many 401 Richmond tenants will make their spaces available for artful experiences during Nuit Blanche extended hours. Enjoy exhibitions and installations at A Space Gallery, Abbozzo Gallery, CinecycleEsmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company, Good Gorilla Inc., Open Studio, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Red Head, Tangled Art + Disability, The Tell, Trinity Square Video, Yumart Gallery and YYZ Artists’ Outlet.

Retail and hospitality partners Darkhorse Espresso Bar, The Roastery Coffee House, Spacing Store and SWIPE Design will provide unique Nuit Blanche experiences.

Tag @401Richmond on social media and use #401builtforart to keep up to date with all of the Nuit Blanche festivities throughout the night!

We look forward to seeing you there!


401 Richmond St. W.


September 29, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Sundown to Sunrise