Metro Canada’s most widely read national paper has announced the Gladstone Hotel as one of the top 5 Art Hotels in the World.
Not only are the 37 rooms in Toronto’s artiest and oldest continuously-operating hotel design by artists, but the entire building is dedicated to art. A full-time curator organizes exhibitions in the four galleries, and the hotel hosts around 100 art events and exhibitions every year, as well as live performances, comedy, gigs, burlesque and creative courses.
More than 4,000 art lovers flock to the annual Come Up To My Room festival, when artists and designers display their works, with sculptures through the corridors, the guestrooms and generally imposing their presence on the hotel’s public spaces for four days.
A correction to the article above is that Come Up To My Room artists do not take over hotel guest rooms to install their work.
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