Benefits & Eligibility


Full-time Artists-in-Residence have 24-hour access to the facilities.

Due to COVID-19, studio access may be restricted to ensure the safety of Artists-in-Residence and Harbourfront Centre staff.

Each studio has two volunteer, professional Artistic Advisers to give advice, offer critiques and suggestions about career direction and work development.

Professional Development
We organize a series of events primarily for Artists-in-Residence and the greater craft and design community with national and international artists and professionals – lectures, workshops, seminars, conferences, and exhibitions.

Artists-in-Residence have the opportunity to teach classes. Class structure varies depending on each studio. Artists-in-Residence earn tuition for classes.

Exhibition Opportunities
Artists-in-Residence may have the opportunity to exhibit their work in one of the many on-site venues.

Retail Opportunities
The Harbourfront Centre Shop has a large section of work by current and former Harbourfront Centre Artists-in-Residence.

Library & Resources
We have a small but comprehensive library and additional resources. Artists-in-Residence have free access to a computer, printer, photocopier, phone and fax machine for business purposes.

Reduced-rate parking is available for all Artists-in-Residence.