The Market Gallery

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The Market Gallery

Discover the art and history of Toronto


Explore the sights and sounds of the historic South St. Lawrence Market, site of Toronto's 19th century City Hall, with a visit to the Market Gallery, where you'll find exhibits and programs on the art, culture and history of Toronto presented in the original city council chamber.

Current Events


Toronto Does Her Bit

Exhibition focuses on life in Toronto during the First World War. Using archival photographs, artworks and artifacts, the exhibition explores the texture of life in Toronto from 1914 to 1918.


History Talk: The Home Front in the Great War

An illustrated presentation on Toronto's role in the First World War, including the causes of the war, recruitment and training, munitions production in the city, racial tensions, conscription, women's suffrage, and prohibition.. The talk accompanies the current exhibit on the topic, which includes artifacts, letters, posters and photos from the period.

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Now available for purchase at the Market Gallery

Published in conjunction with the exhibition Smart Address: Art Deco, Style Moderne & their Contemporaries in Toronto, this 142 page publication with 65 black & white illustrations is available at the Market Gallery for only $20.00 including taxes. All sales are cash only at the gallery.

This publication is sponsored by the Toronto Architectural Conservancy. All proceeds go to the TAC to support their research and advocacy in the preservation of buildings and structures of architectural merit.



Souvenirs for Sale

Help support the Market Gallery with your purchase of these unique souvenirs!