Studio Sale and Open House May 11,12,13

Please Join us for our 24th Annual Spring Sale and Open Studio. Friday May 11, from 12-6 Saturday May 12, from 12-5 Sunday May 13, from 12-4 We hope to ...

To Donate!

Inspirations Studio is looking for a new New Partner Agency and Funder. Friends of Inspirations Studio have launched a Canada Helps Campaign that has raised funds for rent, studio supplies and ...

What Inspirations means to me!

We asked the members of Inspirations Studio what the program means to them. Here are some of their thoughts

What We're Up To

Pottery Classes in May!

We offer pottery classes to the public as a way to raise funds to support our work with women living in poverty. The next series will start in May Sun 12-3pm. May 27-June 24 Sat 10-1.  May 26-June 23 Tue 6 to 9 pm. May 15- June 12 FULL   These 5 week long sessions costs $235. […]

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Xpace Cultural Centre + Inspirations

So excited to have the members’ work featured in the front window at Xspace Cultural Centre. Thank you for having us! Check out the excellent exhibition on now: Sanctuary Inter/rupted.

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International Women’s Day

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Barrel Firing at DMG

Thank you to the Doris McCarthy Gallery at the U of T Scarborough for hosting us. Inspirations members were invited to partake in for an amazing series of Barrelfiring workshops. Thank you to artists Shary Boyle and Pierre Aupilardjuk for this great experience! Everything smells like smoke!! we love it.

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In the News

Press Inside Toronto, https://www.insidetoronto.com/whatson-story/8017207-inspirations-studio-to-stay-in-current-location-for-portion-of-2018/ Dec 21, 2017. Inside Toronto,http://www.insidetoronto.com/whatson-story/7767339-toronto-pottery-studio-for-low-income-women-faces-closure/  Nov 8, 2017 Toronto Star, Women on a Low-Income Fight for the Studio Where They Create, Oct 5, 2017. Volunteer Toronto, 10 Places in Toronto to Buy Gifts that Support the Local Community, December 2016 Toronto Star, Art Offers Healing to Women in Need, July 20, 2016.  (Article in pdf) “Inspirations Studio […]

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Pottery Classes in January

We offer pottery classes to the public as a way to raise funds to support our work with women living in poverty. The next series will start Sunday January 21 to Feb 25 (Sunday Feb 18, family day no class). This 5 week class runs from noon to 3 and is $225. The next Tuesday evening class starts Tuesday […]

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Thank you and Update!

  Hello Supporters of Inspirations Studio! A huge thank you from the members and staff of Inspirations Studio!  Owing to your amazing support and donations, the Studio will live on through 2018.  We could not have done it without you! We have lots of good news: Our crowdfunding campaign now stands at $32,676! We are […]

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Shary Boyle Donates Sculpture to Save Inspirations

BIG NEWS!: Celebrated contemporary artist Shary Boyle has donated the first of an elegant new porcelain edition to support our campaign to save Inspirations Studio. Boyle’s piece, entitled “Baubo Inverted,” will be offered as a thank you gift to the next donor who contributes $5,000 to the crowdsourcing campaign to rescue the endangered Studio. The Canada Helps campaign […]

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Studio Sale & Open House

Our December Studio Sale and Open House is fast approaching – Dec 1 – 3 in our present location at 2480 Dundas West. The studio will be open till 6 pm on the Friday, till 5 on the Saturday and on Sunday till 4.

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The Toronto Star

Members of Inspirations Studio were interviewed by Samantha Beattie of the Toronto Star. The article about our present situation was published October 5 and can be found here. The Star site has also hosted a video of one of the members talking about her involvement with Inspirations Studio    

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