TTC Subway Spadina to Runnymede Station
On February 26, 1966 the new Bloor-Danforth subway opened from Keele station to Woodbine station with extensions at both ends that were completed in 1968 and again in 1980.
Participants will travel on the subway to visit pieces of art at or in the vicinity of 5 different stations.
One such piece of artwork is at Runnymede station by street artist Elicser Elliott, “Anonymous Somebody”. The artwork, his first permanent piece, consists of images of people that one may see in the neighbourhood where the station is located.
TTC Subway Dupont to Sheppard West
Opened in 1978, the Spadina subway line broke from tradition and redefined Toronto’s commuter experience with inspiring architecture and museum-worthy artwork that set a new standard for the city’s transit system.
Participants will travel on the subway to visit 14 pieces of art at or in the vicinity of 8 different stations on the Spadina line.
One such piece of artwork titled” Summertime Streetcar” by Gerald Zeldin, is a montage of PCC streetcars from differing perspectives.
TTC Subway Downsview Park to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre
In 2017, six new stations, each a collaboration between local architects, celebrated international studios, and renowned artists, were added to the line, making the Spadina Line one of Toronto’s most impressive and integrated collections of contemporary art and architecture.
Participants will travel on the subway to visit pieces of art at or in the vicinity of 6 different stations on the line.
Once such piece of artwork titled “Sky Ellipse” is by artist David Pearl
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