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Akin Open Studio!


Drawing Interdisciplinary Painting Sculpture & installation Visual arts
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Akin Studio Program

158 Sterling Rd, Toronto, ON M6R 2B7

Toronto, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


JOIN US at the Akin Studio Program Open Studio event! Peek into what the talented artists at the Akin Studio Program at Auto BLDG have been creating during their residency.

EXPLORE THE STUDIOS: Wander through the creative spaces where art comes to life.

MEET THE ARTISTS: Engage with talented creators, learn about their process, and discover their inspirations.

COMMUNITY CONNECTION: Connect with fellow art lovers and immerse yourself in our thriving artistic community.

ADMISSION: Free to attend – no tickets required for the Open Studio! Just drop in at any time between 12-4pm and go straight to the 4th floor. If you are interested in visiting the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) while you are in the building (Floors 2 and 3) please note you will need an admission ticket.

ACCESSIBILITY: Enter through the rear entrance of the building. The studios are located on the 4th floor of the building and there is elevator access from the main floor. There are two gendered bathrooms on the 4th floor with automated entrances and accessible stalls with grab bars. There is a gender neutral bathroom on the main floor of the building. The doorways to the studio spaces are not automated but will be propped open during the event. There are no steps to access the bathrooms or studio spaces. More info here:

The Akin Studio Program at Auto BLDG regrets any barrier to access. If you require more information or are concerned about accessibility barriers please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE: Can’t make it in person? Follow @akinprojects on Instagram and tune into our Instagram Stories on October 14 during the day to join in the fun virtually. You can also meet the 2023 artists virtually here:

Stay tuned for more exciting event details and artist spotlights. We can't wait to share this vibrant day with you! Save the Date, and we'll see you on October 14th!

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

#BringingTheArtsToLife @CanadaCouncil



Akin is a Toronto-based arts organization that provides creative studio space as well as arts-based programming. Our studios provide a working environment that maintains a friendly and inspiring atmosphere where people can work on creative endeavors and entrepreneurial undertakings of all kinds. We build community through a variety of programming including workshops, open studio events, gallery tours, exhibitions, as well as various other art projects.