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Countdown to Nuit Blanche Toronto

The 11th edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto returns this Saturday, October 1, 2016 with nearly 90 art projects from more than 300 local, national and international artists. From sunset to sunrise, experience four exhibition areas: And the Transformation Reveals, Facing the SkyMilitant Nostalgiaand OBLIVIONThe arts community-produced Independent Projects are extended throughout the city. Preview videosfeaturing exhibition curators are available online
Plan Your Nuit
Visit to start planning your night! Download a map to help guide you through the night. On October 1, use your mobile device to locate the closest projects with GPS. Find projects by location, artist, or project name. 
Visit one of three Event Centres during the night to pick-up printed event maps, speak with a Volunteer Information Ambassador, and for washrooms, food vendors and First Aid provided by Toronto Paramedic Services.  
Nuit Talks series
The Nuit Talks series returns with intriguing talks, round-table discussions and presentations on the art and artists, offering a unique behind-the-scenes look at Nuit Blanche Toronto. All talks are free and open to the public. Visit for more information.
Getting around
TTC subway service on Line 1 (Yonge-University) and Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) runs all night long, GO Transit has additional service on several routes, and Queen Street West, Bay Street, John Street and McCaul Street are more pedestrian friendly than ever. The quickest way to get from site to site is by bicycle. Visit for more information.
Share your night
Follow us, friend us and share your Nuit Blanche Toronto photos and posts with #nbTO16! Event updates can be found on Twitter at @nuitblancheTO, Instagram at @nuitblancheTO, Facebook at nuitblancheTO, hashtag #nbTO16. We're also on Snapchat at nuitblancheTO, check out the new Nuit Blanche Toronto Snapchat filter when at Nathan Phillips Square! 
4 am to 7 am
Early-bird art enthusiasts looking to experience the art in a contemplative fashion while avoiding the night owls can do so between 4 am to 7 am on October 2, 2016.
Extended Projects
From October 2 to 10OBLIVION continues inside Toronto City Hall and on Nathan Phillips Square. Learn more about this year's Extended Projects program

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