Culture and Community at the Columbus Centre
The Columbus Centre, the hub of the Villa Charities campus, is the GTA’s preeminent destination for the arts and culture serving the Italian Canadian community and beyond.
Frequented by more than 100,000 visitors every year, the Columbus Centre is a popular meeting place where people can enjoy the richness of the Italian culture in a Canadian setting; a veritable piazza that brings together art, culture, fitness, and great culinary experiences all under one roof.
Cultural Programs and Services at the Columbus Centre
- Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery
- Art Classes
- Theatre Classes
- Culinary Classes
- The Columbus Centre School of Music (Music Lessons)
- DanzArts Toronto
- Summer and March Break Camps
- Theme Night Dinners at Ristorante Boccaccio
- Cultural Tuesdays
- Cultural Outings
- Italian Heritage Month
Please visit our calendar of events for featured cultural programming at the Columbus Centre.
Rent A Room At Cultural Arts In The Columbus Centre
Looking for a venue for your next birthday party, dance class, girl’s or boy’s night, book club, gathering, meeting, clubhouse, or just a quiet space? Cultural Arts department has plenty of space to meet your needs at affordable competitive rates.
• Dance Studios (includes sound systems)
• Art Room
• Music Studio (includes piano only)
• Kitchen Classroom
• Yoga Room
Rental hours are from 9:00am to 10:00pm.
$150.00 Security Deposit, Indemnity & Insurance required.
Cancellation Policy: With more than 30 days’ notice of cancellation you will receive a refund of 75% of the total contract payment. Inquire for full refund policy.