About Artscape Daniels Launchpad: Artscape Daniels Launchpad, is a 30,000 square foot, one-stop art and design entrepreneurship hub opening in Toronto in 2018 that will provide affordable access to technology and tools of the trade, reframe entrepreneurship for creative people through innovative programming, and offer a gateway to services, funding, business opportunities and more. A new model of creative space, Artscape Daniels Launchpad supports creative production, collaboration, experimentation, invention and idea exchange, and will be the ideal environment for creatives to fully explore and realize their potential.
Artscape Daniels Launchpad will develop a new culture of entrepreneurship aligned with the values and aspirations of creative people and offer programs focused on entrepreneurship skills for artists and creative professionals.
About Artscape: Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Their work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions.
Since its beginning in 1986, Artscape has become recognized as an international leader in creative placemaking: a practice that leverages the power of art, culture and creativity to catalyze change, growth and transformation of place. Their mission is to develop and manage a growing portfolio of unique cultural facilities—including community cultural hubs, multi-purpose creative spaces and artist live/work projects—and by delivering programs and services that create the conditions for artists to thrive.
Artscape comprises Toronto Artscape Inc., Artscape Non-Profit Homes Inc. and Artscape Foundation. BC Artscape is an independent affiliate.