Events

Join us in supportnig and celebrating craft! 

Craft Dinner

Craft Dinner is Craft Ontario's ever-popular annual-themed fundraiser.  Join us for an evening of fantastic company, delicious local food and drink, great music, and the chance to bring home the best of contemporary craft. Open to the public, tickets on sale in advance or at the door. 

Craft Awards Ceremony

Each year Craft Ontario awards approximately $25,000 in grants and awards to Ontario's best makers working at every career level and in every medium. The evening is especially exciting as it fulfills months of anticipation when the yearly recipients names are finally revealed! Join us to celebrate craft excellence. Open to the public. 

Exhibition Openings

Craft Ontario hosts 5-6 exhibitions every year in our Gallery on Queen Street West.  Check the Exhibitions Page for information about upcoming opening receptions.  The exhibitions and their opening receptions are always open to the public and a great chance to get to meet the artists behind the works and catch up with your fellow craft enthusiasts. 

Anniversary Awards Ceremony and Gala

Held every 5 years to align with our major anniversaries to celebrate the craft community's greatest supporters. The next gala will be in Fall 2016.  Ticketed event. 

Who We Are

Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit service organization that works to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate professional craft through providing member opportunities, and advocate for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.