Drake Blog

Art

@THEDRAKEART: Officially on Instagram

Posted by Ashley Mulvihill , 3 weeks, 2 days ago

You're curious, you're a culture seeker, + the art at the Drake realllllly tickles your fancy. US TOO! Our Cultural Progamming team has launched an Instagram account @THEDRAKEART that features our permanent art collection, rotating exhibitions, performances, off-site adventures + daily inspiration.

See @THEDRAKEART for artist details
Art

Tying in the Winter Solstice Sky with Svava Thordis Juliusson

Posted by Christine Vu, 2 months ago

Hamilton based, Iceland born, Svava Thordis Juliusson, was the perfect artist to take part in an installation inspired by the land of fire and ice on the Sky Yard. Her sculptural piece, Black Line - Squiggly with White is made of industrial materials that transports the space into a Northern oasis.

Svava
Art

Afterlife GLAM: Versa brings the Verbasizer to Life

Posted by Christine Vu, 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Only is it among all knowing eyes, flashes of silver and purple, clouds as high as the sky yet so close you can almost touch them, can you start to see yourself more clearly. After experiencing the Verbasizer in person, we get to know the artist duo behind it.

Alex Ricci + Monika Hauck of Versa
Art

Exploring the work of Tau Lewis

Posted by Stephan Petar, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

We chat with sculptor and mixed media artist Tau Lewis and her piece in The Drake Hotel's Prismatic exhibition.

Tau Lewis
Art

Mia's Pick: Canadian Art Foundation Auction

Posted by Stephan Petar, 5 months ago

Canadian Art Foundation's annual gala and auction is days away. Our Mia Nielsen shares her top auction pick.

Auction Art
People

Creative Families: Art From the Start

Posted by Jen McNeely, 5 months, 4 weeks ago

With the back-to-school season mere days away, we decided to shine a light on local creative families that inspire us. From how they choose to dress to their outlook on parenthood, a bit of insight into their lives may spark some creativity in your own.

Derek_sarah