Christmas Traditions in Toronto: The 12 Trees of Christmas

by ChelseO 11th December 2014

The holiday season is a busy one in the city, and the 12 Trees of Christmas: The Toronto Edition exhibition is one of many annual events that locals and visitors look forward too. A tradition that suits the most artsy of individuals, the theme this year is city neighbourhoods, from Leslieville to Greektown, Chinatown and beyond. Read on for details.

The holiday season is a busy one in the city, and the 12 Trees of Christmas: The Toronto Edition exhibition is one of many annual events that locals and visitors look forward too. A tradition that suits the most artsy of individuals, the theme this year is city neighbourhoods, from Leslieville to Greektown, Chinatown and beyond. Read on for details.   Where and When?   The exhibition is running daily until Sunday, December 14th, 2014. It is being shown at the Gardiner Museum, which is located at 111 Queen's Park. The museum is open from 10am to 6pm Monday through Thursday, 10am to 9pm on Fridays and 10am to 5pm on weekends. Admission costs $15.00 for adults, $11.00 for seniors and $9.00 for students and is free for members and children under 12. Admission is half price every Friday between 4 and 9pm.   Concept   Each year, the Gardiner Museum employs 12 talented designers to create one-of-a-kind Christmas trees, which are then shown throughout the museum's galleries. A different theme is chosen every time, and this year the designers are lucky enough to be working to represents Toronto's varied and beautiful neighbourhoods.   Designers   This round of designers includes many big city names and businesses. From Holt Renfrew, led by the Bloor Street visual team's Susanne Shaw, to Pink Tartan's head designer Kimberley Newport-Mimran, Steven and Chris (of the popular television show), the museum's own Gardiner Shop, CobiStyle's Cobi Ladner, Hilary Farr, Christine Ecclestone-Mccurry and many more, the trees are guaranteed to be stunning.   If you're staying in the city for Christmas, be sure to check out the Gardiner Museum's 12 Trees of Christmas: The Toronto Edition before it ends. A great way to spend an afternoon with friends or family, you're sure to find inspiration for your own tree at home for many years to come.

Where and When?

The exhibition is running daily until Sunday, December 14th, 2014. It is being shown at the Gardiner Museum, which is located at 111 Queen's Park. The museum is open from 10am to 6pm Monday through Thursday, 10am to 9pm on Fridays and 10am to 5pm on weekends. Admission costs $15.00 for adults, $11.00 for seniors and $9.00 for students and is free for members and children under 12. Admission is half price every Friday between 4 and 9pm.

Concept

Each year, the Gardiner Museum employs 12 talented designers to create one-of-a-kind Christmas trees, which are then shown throughout the museum's galleries. A different theme is chosen every time and this year the designers are lucky enough to be working to represents Toronto's varied and beautiful neighbourhoods.

Designers

This round of designers includes many big city names and businesses. From Holt Renfrew, led by the Bloor Street visual team's Susanne Shaw, to Pink Tartan's head designer Kimberley Newport-Mimran, Steven and Chris (of the popular television show), the museum's own Gardiner Shop, CobiStyle's Cobi Ladner, Hilary Farr, Christine Ecclestone-Mccurry and many more, the trees are guaranteed to be stunning.

If you're staying in the city for Christmas, be sure to check out the Gardiner Museum's 12 Trees of Christmas: The Toronto Edition before it ends. A great way to spend an afternoon with friends or family, you're sure to find inspiration for your own tree at home for many years to come.  

Posted by ChelseO
Thursday, 11th December 2014, 09:32pm.
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