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Toronto Canada 2008
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On Saturday, October 4, 2008, close to a million revellers took to Toronto's streets to participate in this playful sunset-to-sunrise celebration of contemporary art. For one sleepless night, residents and visitors explored unique areas of the city, or encountered familiar destinations transformed by artists.

This event brought together the exceptional talents of more than 750 artists and curators, 450 docents and volunteers, 92 galleries, museums, cultural and educational institutions and neighbourhoods, and 24 corporate sponsors and media partners.

Exhibitions and Events

Zone A: Yorkville, Church Street Village, Cabbagetown and Downtown Yonge
Exhibitions curated by Gordon Hatt.

Zone B: Downtown South, Financial District, Bay Street
Exhibitions curated by Wayne Baerwaldt.

Zone C: West Queen West / Liberty Village
Exhibitions curated by Haema Sivanesan and Dave Dyment

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