TOURS

Founded in 1998 and spearheaded by our welcoming and knowledgeable ambassador and cultural concierge, Betty Ann Jordan, Art InSite provides ongoing and custom tours of Toronto’s many dynamic cultural neighborhoods. With us, you’ll experience enduring and hidden treasures of the city, encounter cultural and culinary movers and shakers, and zeroes in on uniquely local food, drink, art and retail experiences, destinations, and events.

EXPERIENCES
Gallery + Arts Destinations including the most exciting exhibitions in the most vibrant neighbourhoods and arts enclaves, along with studio encounters with artists, architects, designers, and makers, and premium visits to private or corporate art collections
Food + Drink, Shopping and Entertainment Outings that reflect clients’ interests while showcasing unique neighborhoods
Seasonal Outings including visits to the May Scotiabank Contact month of photography exhibitions, summer arts programming at Harbourfront, and downtown public art walks and October tours of Nuit Blanche and the Art Toronto art fair
Acquiring Art and unique Canadian Design, Craft and Fashion tap into our knowledge of galleries, dealers, boutiques and studios to find the perfect art work, gift or memento

SERVICES
For Corporate Clients Art InSite offers team-building and incentive outings, with value-added talks about appreciating and collecting art and inspirational glimpses into the inner workings of the Toronto cultural scene

For Convention and Meeting Planners we offer spousal outings

For Special Interest Groups we offer celebratory or themed outings for clubs and groups of all sorts, including family and birthday outings

For Arts enthusiasts and Collectors Art InSite offers premium, behind-the-scenes encounters with artists in their studios and access to private collections.

For Life-Long Learners a popular speaker and course leader, Betty Ann also leads annual spring sessions on the Toronto Arts Scene through the Life Institute, Ryerson University, and weeklong seminars on art related topics for the annual Classical Pursuits Toronto summer salon program in mid-July. Past experiences included leading several adult art appreciation courses for the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

For Visiting Journalists and Travel Writers we lead familiarization tours of Toronto’s cultural districts, highlighting what is unique and new, along with sights and experiences that are enduring and essential

DESTINATIONS include West Queen West + Ossington (voted the 2nd coolest neighborhood in the world in 2014 by Vogue magazine,) the Yorkville Gallery District and Bloor West Mink Mile and Bloor Cultural Corridor, the University of Toronto downtown environs, Spadina Avenue + King West Arts+ Creative Hubs, Kensington Market, Harbourfront (including the Music Garden), and multifacetted West End districts such as Dundas West, Little Portugal, Parkdale, Bloordale, Brockton Village, Dupont + Landsdowne and the Junction Triangle