Spadina Museum

Events at Spadina Museum

 Enjoy our 1920s and 30s-themed events!

Contact us at 416-392-6910 or spadina@toronto.ca

The Brain Project presented by Telus - Until Aug. 31

Continues until 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.

The Etiquette of Downton Abbey - July 17

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.

Simcoe Day at Spadina Museum - August 1

Noon 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. Regular admission applies.

"Hello Dali" - A Surrealist Collage Workshop - August 5

Friday August 5, 7 to 10 p.m.
Recommended for ages 18 and up

Create a collage in the spirit of the 1920s Surrealists at Spadina Museum.

Join us for an evening of creative exploration and come away with a finished 12"x12" collage inspired by the 1920s Surrealists and your own imagination.

After the workshop enjoy an evening tour of Spadina Museum followed by light refreshments. All materials supplied.

$30 plus tax; pre-registration required. Call 416-392-6910.

The Etiquette of Downton Abbey - August 7 & 21

At Spadina Museum: Toronto's Downton Abbey
Sunday, August 7 and Sunday August 21, at 1 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 Crawley's 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! Pre-registration required.

Adults $10, Seniors $7 (plus tax).

 

Yoga on the Grounds at Spadina - August 7, 14 & 28

Sunday August 7, Sunday August 14, and Sunday August 28, 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 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 Spadina Museum at 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.