Nuit Blanche 2016: List of art exhibits and getting around Toronto
Starting at around 7 p.m. Saturday, Toronto will host the 11th edition of Nuit Blanche – a free, all-night contemporary art event.
The event, which features almost 90 art projects by over 300 artists, will run until 7 a.m. Sunday.
The City of Toronto has produced four exhibitions in the following areas:
- OBLIVION at Nathan Philips Square and Toronto City Hall
- Militant Nostalgia on John and McCaul streets between Dundas Street West and Front Street West
- And the Transformation Reveals on Bay Street from Dundas Street West to Front Street West
- Facing the Sky on the waterfront between Bay Street and Harbourfront Centre.
Getting around Toronto
Over the weekend, the TTC will be operating all-night subway service on Line 1 (Yonge-University) and Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) for Nuit Blanche visitors. Trains will run on 10-minute intervals between 1:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Sunday. Blue night bus services on 300 Bloor-Danforth and 320 Yonge will also run.
The TTC will also have extra service on the 509 Harbourfront, 510 Spadina, 307 Bathurst, 29 Dufferin and 196 York University Rocket routes Saturday night.
GO Transit will have special limited train trips on the Lakeshore, Milton, Kitchener, Barrie and Stouffville lines and bus connections during the early evening Saturday and early morning Sunday. UP Express train service will run until 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
The following roads will be closed for Nuit Blanche:
- John Street (between Stephanie Street and Wellington Avenue) from 5 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday
- Queen Street West (between Yonge Street and Spadina Avenue) from 5 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday
- Bay Street (partial and full closures between Dundas Street West and Queens Quay) from 12 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday
- McCaul Street (partial closure of the southbound lanes between Dundas Street West and Queen Street West) from 6 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday
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