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My Safe Place

Meridian Arts Centre

Find your creative serenity at “My Safe Place” This free mixed media painting workshop is called “My Safe Place”. In every session, participants start by learning how to make imaginary houses using basic perspective tricks.



Hangar Skate – March Break!

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Catch up with NYA

Fabiana shares her story: Vibrant Arts and more…

Greetings North York Arts Community, Navigating the vibrant arts scene, the non-profit realm, and the dynamic world of financial services technology, I'm excited to share a glimpse into my diverse roles. First of all, I would love to start with my passion for the arts...

Bill shares his story. A love of jazz!

Meet Bill! I am the Board Chair of North York Arts. I am a Chartered Professional Accountant and a senior financial professional and have worked in a variety of industries and roles primarily helping organizations that are undergoing transition. However, I am not your...

Julián Carvajal shares his Creative Journey

I am a passionate storyteller. I have been able to tell stories in multiple ways using dozens of mediums. I studied arts for 8 years at a fine arts school in Santiago de Cali,  Colombia where I am originally from. I have had the privilege to experience firsthand the...

Jasmine’s Artistic Journey!

When I was a young creative growing up in North York, I knew I was drawn to the arts. But, at the time, I had limited access to opportunities that developed my toolkit for beautifying spaces, sparking conversations, and amplifying marginalized voices - myself...

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that North York is covered by treaty 13, and is the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, Haudenosaunee and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River.

North York Arts recognizes that this land acknowledgment is part of a continuous process towards truth and reconciliation. By adhering to our values and leading with authenticity, we are committed to building positive relationships with Indigenous peoples, the wider community, and the environment.

We are truly grateful to be able to work and create on this land.