The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE is a symbol of the
Deaf community celebrating Deaf life. It is a public forum both historical and
forward-looking. The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE is contemporary, a fun gathering place
that is open to the public and rooted in the Deaf community. It provides
education, culture, visual and performing arts.
The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE opened at the
historic culture, arts and entertainment Distillery District right in the heart
of Old Town Toronto, A project of the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf, it
features a museum, art gallery, gift shop, research and archives,
state-of-the-art visually rich technology highlighting Deaf historical artifacts,
literature, sports, ASL/LSQ interactive website / television and multimedia
The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE is a convergence point for Deaf and
hearing people to immerse themselves creatively within Deaf culture. It is a
unique, evolving place that is open and welcoming to all.
The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE will push Deaf culture forward into the
world in a new way where old assumptions are challenged. The Centre is receptive
and open to all cultures but its primary function is to enrich and elevate the
achievements of the Deaf community for all the world to understand and
The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE preserves language and history while
continually exploring new technologies and ideas. It looks to the past to
uncover the future so it can speak to the present in a fresh and exciting way.
The Distillery Historic District
55 Mill Street, Building 5, Suite 101
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4