The Queen West Art Crawl, developed by Artscape in 2002, is a one day festival geared towards showcasing local art. This exciting event has gained great momentum over the last five years and has grown into a unique 3 day event that attracts over 100,000 participants annually. This year, Artscape partnered with the Parkdale Liberty Economic Development Corporation (PLEDC), a community organization with experience working with artists in the Parkdale neighbourhood, to bring to Torontonians a fresh and dynamic QWAC. I had the pleasure of joining PLEDC, Parkdale residents and local artists to launch this event at the Gladstone Hotel.

Congratulations to all participants, Artscape and PLEDC for bringing this unique art event to Parkdale and for working so hard to make this year’s QWAC such a great success!

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