These GTA art supply stores are our go-to spots when we want to get our creative juices flowing.
Curry’s Artists’ Materials
This Toronto based art supply chain has been in business since 1911 with multiple locations across southern Ontario including Toronto, Markham, Barrie, Whitby, Hamilton, Waterloo, London and Mississauga. They offer an exciting selection of art supplies and creative materials, all with competitive, artist-friendly pricing.
Above Ground Art Supplies
With their flagship store appropriately located adjacent to OCAD University in downtown Toronto, Above Ground is a staple local business for artists and designers. They specialize in hard to find items and are a haven for art students and professional artists alike.
ARTiculations Art Supply
Located in the Junction, the Articulations team aspires to be both helpful and accessible, and advocates for their motto of “make art every day.” Aside from offering a wide selection of art supplies, this store also hosts art classes and exhibits and can be rented out for events.
Gwartzman’s Art Supplies
Located at the same address at College and Spadina since 1945, Gwartzman’s sources art supplies from all around the world to meet local artist’s needs. The family run business offers a wide selection of art materials and supplies.
With many locations across the GTA, Michaels is a go-to for anyone who enjoys arts and crafts. Walking their aisles is a great way to find inspiration for crafting projects for the whole family.
This Montreal based art supply store has several locations in Toronto and the GTA and also offers custom framing in certain stores. You can also find a selection of toys to inspire the creativity in young artists as well as art supplies for any age.