Thank you!

Inspirations Studio would like to thank our donors for their generosity and support of the Canada Helps Campaign. Not only has this campaign generated funds to extend the program, it ...

To Donate!

Inspirations Studio needs your help! Our program is facing imminent closure if we do not find a New Partner Agency and Funder. Friends of Inspirations Studio have launched a Canada Helps Campaign ...

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

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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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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Save Inspirations Studio from Closure

We are asking for the public’s support in our crowdfunding campaign  and for leads on potential partner agencies and funding opportunities.  Our campaign will raise funds for rent and studio supplies so the members can continue to access a creative space, generate income and maintain a sense of meaning and purpose. As one member told […]

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Pottery Classes

Inspirations Studio offers 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 October 22-November 19. This 5 week class runs from noon to 3 and is $225. There will also be a second series which will run Tuesday evenings. The class […]

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Summer at Inspirations Studio

Our showroom will be open our regular hours for the summer, with the exception of long weekends.  We will be closed the Saturday of all long weekends. Our regular hours are 11 to 4 Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 11 to 5 Thursdays and Fridays. Happy Summer everyone!

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Inspirations Pottery Planters

We have succulents and orchids planted into some of our small pots – these would make great Teacher Gifts!  

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Spring Pottery Sale May 12 – 14

Our Spring Pottery Sale will take place in our studio at 2480 Dundas West on the weekend of Mother’s Day May 12th, 13th and 14th.  The sale starts at noon each day and ends at 6 on Friday, at 5 on Saturday and 4 on Sunday.

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