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Bloor Street Culture Corridor

The Bloor Street Culture Corridor (BSCC), is a cultural district located in downtown Bloor Street West, between Bathurst and Bay Street.[1] The group spans French, Japanese, Italian and aboriginal languages, encompass a range of visual art and music and include three museums: the Royal Ontario Museum, the Gardiner Museum and the Bata Shoe Museum.[2]

Officially launched in April 2014, the promotional collective has the support of the Government of Ontario, the City of Toronto, the Toronto Arts Council and others.[2][3] The group shares a web site, social media and a mobile app to promote exhibitions at its member institutions. The group seeks to become a cultural destination like New York City's Museum Mile or Montreal's Quartier des spectacles.[2] The institutions have an annual attendance estimated at over two million per year.[3]


Member institutions in the corridor are:[4]

Associated institutions, which are nearby or within the district, include the 918 Bathurst cultural centre, the Museum of Estonians Abroad and the Toronto Reference Library.[5]


  1. ^ "Bloor St. Culture Corridor: About". Bloor St. Culture Corridor. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Eastwood, Joel (27 March 2014). "Twelve Bloor St. arts institutions form new ‘Culture Corridor’". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Skinner, Justin (3 April 2014). "Bloor Street is now a ‘culture corridor’". (Metroland). Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Bloor St. Culture Corridor: Culture Destinations". Bloor St. Culture Corridor. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Cultural Associates". Bloor Street Cultural Corridor. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 

External links

  • Official web site

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