Spadina Museum

Events at Spadina Museum

 Enjoy our 1920s and 30s-themed events!

Contact us at 416-392-6910 or

The Brain Project presented by Telus - June 3 to Aug. 31

June 3 to August 31
Spadina Museum is proud to participate in this fundraising project for the Baycrest Foundation and to stimulate discussion and awareness of aging and brain health. It will shine a light on age-related dementia, such as Alzheimer's and the need for more research into how we can maintain optimal cognitive well-being at any age. Spadina Museum will host a brain sculpture created by an artist working in the medium of their choice.

Gatsby Garden Party - June 25 & 26 - SORRY, WE'RE SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT! Saturday and Sunday, June 25 & 26, 12 to 5 p.m.
The Gatsby Garden Party is back! This year we'll be celebrating with two full days of 1920s fun! Step back in time with us and enjoy live music from Combo Royale and the Maple Leaf Champions Jug Band. Learn how to dance 1920s-style with Hogtown Swing. Try a game of croquet. Come in period garb – great prizes for the best costumes! Explore a real 1920s mansion. Delicious refreshments available for purchase. All on the luxurious grounds of historic Spadina Museum!

Due to high demand, we have to limit costume contest entrants to 200 people. Want to enter?
You must purchase your ticket first. You'll then receive instructions on how to enter via email.

Sorry, but please note that 2015 winners are not eligible to enter the 2016 costume contest.

Canada Day at Spadina Museum - July 1

Friday, July 1 – 12 to 5 p.m.
Spadina Museum takes visitors on a tour of the house through the eyes of the prominent Austin family, whose struggles and triumphs were closely tied to those of Toronto as they entered the 20th century. Call for schedule of tour times 416-392-6910. Regular admission: Adults $7.96, Seniors/Youth (13-18 yrs.) $5.75, Children (6-12 yrs.) $4.87 (plus tax), Children (5 and under) Free.  

The Etiquette of Downton Abbey - July 10 & July 17

Sunday, July 10 and Sunday, July 17, at 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Calling all Downton Abbey fans! Live the drama and opulence of the 1920s in a tour of Spadina Museum, Toronto's Downton Abbey. Immerse yourself in the world of the hit TV show as we compare and contrast the fictional life of the Crawleys with Spadina's Austin family. The tour will take you from our simple servant quarters to a drawing room elegant enough to impress the Dowager Countess!

Adults $10, Seniors $7 (plus tax). Pre-registration required. Call 416-392-6910.

Yoga on the Grounds at Spadina - July 17

Sunday, July 17 at 3 p.m.
This class will be led by certified yoga instructor Diane Grundy, who has been practicing yoga and studying yoga philosophy for over 5 years. Diane is a Yoga Alliance Certified instructor (200 hours), who will be leading the class through a gentle/ beginner level of hatha yoga. Although the class will be at the beginner level, all levels are welcome. It is suggested that participants please bring a mat, towel, and water, and that they arrive at least 10 minutes before the class begins.

Classes are limited to 12 participants, and pre-registration is required call 416-392-6910. Admission for the class is pay-what-you-wish, and monies will be donated to the museum. In case of inclement weather, the class will be held in a sheltered area.