A completely new Onsite Gallery will open in the fall 2017 at the centre of OCAD University's Creative City Campus. It will be downtown Toronto's most talked-about contemporary art and design space.

Please join us as we launch this leading-edge international cultural centre for Toronto, Canada and the world.

A New Flagship Gallery for OCAD University

Onsite Gallery will be transformed with an expanded and improved new home.

Opening in the fall 2017, the expanded Onsite Gallery will be a stunning 8,000 square-foot Category A designed exhibition space located at 199 Richmond St. W. Under the stewardship of Francisco Alvarez, our dynamic new Dorene and Peter Milligan Executive Director, it will be one of the finest university and college galleries in North America.

The new Onsite Gallery will:

  • Host intriguing exhibitions of art, design and digital media from bold Canadian and international creators
  • Introduce a new International Curators' Residency program for OCAD University
  • Create unique opportunities for public art within and outside the Gallery
  • Display the University's significant permanent collection of historical art and design
  • Offer meaningful public engagement programs for the public and OCAD U community

Build the New Onsite Gallery With Us

Onsite Gallery invites you to join us as we build this outstanding new contemporary art and design centre at OCAD University's Creative City Campus.

Please consider donating now to receive exceptional donor benefits and recognition.

To become a partner in the creation of Onsite Gallery, kindly contact:

Francisco Alvarez
Dorene and Peter Milligan Executive Director, OCAD U Galleries
416-977-6000, Ext. 2201

Or choose to make a donation online.

onsite gallery

Current Exhibitions and Events

Past Exhibitions and Events


Future location (opening June 2017):
199 Richmond St. W.

Office location: 230 Richmond St. W.
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Francisco Alvarez

Dorene & Peter Milligan Executive Director, OCAD U Galleries


416-977-6000 Ext. 2201

Lisa Deanne Smith

Curator, Onsite Gallery


416-977-6000 Ext. 2208

Linda Columbus

Programs Assistant, Onsite Gallery


416-977-6000 ext 456