Women's Art Association of Canada

Inspiring and Promoting the Arts since 1887

New and Noteworthy

The Women’s Art Association of Canada (WAAC) is now open Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Twenty-five persons are welcome to visit the Dignam Gallery at one time. Masks are mandatory under the City of Toronto by-law no 541-2020.

Women’s Art Association of Canada is Back in Business and Returns with Scholarship Recipients Group Show
Dignam Gallery & Ruth Upjohn Gallery
Public viewing: Monday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m
37 works including sculptures, paintings, prints and a video installation. Meet the Artists!
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Check out our on-line exhibition and sale COLOUR PLAY

Mission Statement: Women’s Art Association of Canada (WAAC) is a not-for-profit Charitable Organization that advances the appreciation, creation and exhibitions of the arts. WAAC’s charitable mandate supports development in the arts through its scholarship program and public education. WAAC is committed to an inclusive culture of diversity and equity.

Over its 132-year history WAAC has served as a haven for visual artists, musicians, writers and devotees of the arts — a place where like-minded people can meet in a welcoming environment. (Membership)

Located in Toronto’s beautiful Annex neighbourhood, the heart of WAAC is a charming 19th century house that backs onto a lovely formal garden. The main entrance opens up into the Mary Dignam Gallery, a large, attractive room that hosts openings, receptions and, of course, members’ art exhibitions. It is also the venue for our lectures on the arts and concerts. Many of these events are open to the public.

Interested in booking our galleries, rooms, garden, for an exhibition, event or wedding, please see Rentals and we look forward to seeing you around the house.

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March 2020

COLOUR PLAY Member on-line Art Exhibition

March 2, 2020 - March 2, 2030
DIGNAM GALLERY, Women’s Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B2 Canada

Women's Art Association of Canada presents its first online art show and sale COLOUR PLAY

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September 2020

Coming soon! Darkness into Light member exhibition

September 8 - October 7
DIGNAM GALLERY, Women’s Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B2 Canada

Darkness into Light: A member exhibition on display in the Dignam Gallery

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