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North York Arts

Uplifting Artists, Celebrating Communities.


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Introduction to Needle Felting 

Meridian Arts Centre

Join Kat Singer to explore the process of felting together. Participants will discover ways to soothe the nervous system while learning the forgiving medium of fibre art.



Memoria: Photography and Digital Scrapbooking

Online via Zoom

Join Pam Lau to learn referencing and the basics of dissecting art direction, with journal prompts and discussion. Memoria is a beginner-friendly digital media program for those with no formal training in photography.



The Animation Project for Seniors

The Animation Project is back! Register for an all new format expoloring topics through seven different modules. 

Catch up with NYA

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...

Leading Change: From Artist to Change Maker and Community Builder

Leading Change: From Artist to Change Maker and Community Builder Tasneem Dairywala is an artists and arts facilitator who has lived most of her life in the Flemingdon Park community of North York and she has been part of the NYA community since 2016, “NYA has been my...

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...

Janice shares her story – and why the Arts are important!

My involvement with NYA started last Spring 2022 when I was finishing my post-graduate certificate in Arts Management and searching for an arts organization to work with as an intern. Going through NYA’s Impact and Annual Reports page, it didn’t take long for me to...

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.