We love The Beach – even in winter.
That is, especially in winter when international and local artists and designers add colour and conversation to the Toronto shores of Lake Ontario with the annual design competition Winter Stations. The outdoor public art exhibition gives Torontonians extra incentive to get the heck outside when this city is its coldest. And we think this year’s edition is the best.
While art may not be at the top of my kids go-to list, they love it – lots of space to run free, play, hide, climb (not sure if this was the artists’ intent). Parents, you may even have a chance to talk about the revolution inspiration of these artworks.
From a logistical point of view, these pop up art installations are perfectly placed with all seven installations along the same beach making it easier to experience them all in one go with little legs in TOw. There is also a playable community piano and fire pit.
It’s free and is only on until April 1, 2018. You should go. And if you don’t, well, here is what you’re missing: