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Snapd Artist Feature: Hussain Alismail

Artist Statement: Correlative action between different groups of people in one community or group of communities is essential to establish identity and culture, which are being interchanged today. The various nexus that tug at our social connections, which are made up...

This Spot is Hot: Fairview Library Photo Project!

On August 20th, we continued our Snapd Photo project with youth from Fairview Library! As part of Cultural Hotspot North York, youth learned the basics of photography in a one day workshop facilitated by a professional photographer Brittany Carmichael. Participants...

Snapd Artist Feature: Jesus Mora

Snapd Artist Feature: Guggenheim Fellow Jesus Mora brings Mayan Culture to North York This September, Jesus Mora’s Cosmovision Maya will exhibit at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Supported by North York Arts, a Fellowship from The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial...

North York Arts to celebrate Willowdale’s Lee Lifeson Art Park

This October, North York Arts and Hotspot Signature Projects will celebrate the inaugural season of the Lee Lifeson Art Park in Willowdale - Toronto’s first park offering performing and visual arts to the public. Nestled in the heart of North York (Ward 23), the park...

Emerging Artist Brings his Work to North York Festival

For the fifth year in a row, we at North York Arts were thrilled to be part of Cultura Festival, an incredible summer event that brings arts and culture to the North York community. Created by Councillor John Filion, Cultura presents music, film, dance, and food, free...

Newcomers Learn from Each Other Through the Arts

This August, Airsa Art & Thought Association invited newcomer artists to participate in My Art, My New Land, a series of improvisation workshops to help overcome challenges faced when arriving in a new city. Throughout the month, these workshops help to build...

This Spot is Hot: Flemingdon Park Photo Project!

In July we continued our Snapd Photo project with youth from Flemingdon Park! As part of Cultural Hotspot North York, youth learned the basics of photography in a one day workshop facilitated by a professional photographer Maha Munaf. Participants took photos of their...

North York Arts Presenting Sunday Serenades 2016

Sunday Serenades is back for another year with incredible bands! This free outdoor concert series will feature some of Ontario’s best live swing, big band, and jazz acts. Taking place every Sunday between July 3 and August 14 from 7:30pm – 9:00pm at Mel Lastman Square...

This Spot is Hot: Ephraim’s Place!

In May we introduced Snapd Photo project to youth from Ephraim's Place! As part of Cultural Hotspot North York, youth learned the basics of photography in a one day workshop facilitated by a professional photographer Adeyemi Adegbesan. Participants took photos of...