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2021 Calendar for the Parkdale Food Bank

Queen Street West, a hub for small business and the arts in Toronto, is a storied street. This collection of photographic studies by Lyceum students detail the ways in which locations in our immediate environment have changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All around us, the new normal speaks to the spirit of Queen […]

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Announcing the S L O W G A R D E N

Johanna Reynolds / Joel Loblaw Showing in the Lyceum Gallery November 5-18 We are very pleased to announce that next up in the gallery is S L O W G A R D E N, a joint show with Johanna Reynolds and Joel Loblaw. This pairing of abstract painters is just perfect. Their styles compliment […]

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Quincy Raby’s show continues through October 31st

Quincy Raby’s show Thank You For Destroying My Life continues through October 31st. Last Saturday, she set up a studio in the gallery windows. Fuelled by caffeine and vintage punk, she completed a new 10″ x 10″ acrylic on board entitled A Tiny Perfect Mouth. We also released a new painting called Soft Place to […]

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Sovereign/ties

A scarf can be many powerful things — an object of protection or ritual, a signalling device, an expression of beauty, a statement of purpose or that of resistance. ‘Sovereign/ties’ is a collection of Habotai silk scarves that serve as resonant tactile pieces of wisdom shared through the artful practice of each distinct maker. The […]

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The Queen’s Voice: Interview with Quincy Raby

The Queen’s Voice is a working title for the radio station that is in its nascent stages. Each year, The Lyceum students are charged with creating a business for their Praxis Project. The year-long project requires them to develop, manage, promote and create inventory for a start-up business. This year, they have chosen to make […]

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Endless Gone Exhibition Catalogue Now Available

Laura Jane Petelko’s exhibition catalogue, a joint publication with The Lyceum Gallery, has just arrived! Designed by Leelee Macdonell, this artists’ catalogue tells the story behind the Endless Gone series in rich, full colour. Endless Gone, a joint show with Patty Zuver, opens next Thursday, September 10th. Use our scheduler to book your private view […]

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Marina Dempster nabs the cover of Blank Spaces

Our Artist in Residence, Marina Dempster, nabs the cover of Blank Spaces magazine for a story on her internship at the Lyceum. Blank Spaces is a tremendous promoter of Canadian artists and has featured several who’ve shown at The Lyceum Gallery.  Buy your copy of Marina’s cover issue on their website. Yearly print and digital […]

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Our Artist in Residence features on artfully.ca

“Every day is a prize and a surprise; an opportunity to create, innovate, curate, and collaborate, ” says Marina Dempster,  The Lyceum Gallery’s Artist in Residence. Marina is a sculptural fibre artist, she was recently featured on artfully.ca. In her interview she discusses the genesis of her career as a fibre artist and her role […]

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