Venues, organizations, and resources in Markham dedicated to the arts.


Flato Markham Theatre

One of Canada's premier theatre houses serving the GTA and Markham residents. With over 300 live performances each year, the Theatre presents a performance calendar that showcases the cultural diversity of the community.

Varley Art Gallery

A municipal gallery that aims to create critical conversations about Canadian art and society.

The Peoples Theatre for the Performing Arts

A 771 seat venue equipped with modern sound and lighting equipment with a state-of-the-art LED wall.

San Sheng Art Space

An art platform founded by independent art curator Yuluo Anita Wei in April 2021 designed to serve as an energetic and inclusive gathering space.


Markham Talent

An event to promote performing arts talent in York Region.

Markham Group of Artists

Group artists from beginners to professionals, who work in a variety of media and styles that aim inspire creatives in the Markham.

Markham Arts Council

Network to help the local under-served artists and arts organizations to come together, network, share their resources and grow.

Ontario Arts Council

Established in 1963 to foster the creation and production of art for the benefit of all Ontarians.

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to “foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.”

Industrial Arts

A social enterprise for supporting and fostering the visual arts, set among the industrial buildings of Markham, Ontario