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NYA’s Anti-Racism Statement

NYA stands in solidarity with Black communities against racism, oppression, injustice, and violence. To be anti-racist is a continuous process and NYA recognizes that we have much more work to do. By adhering to our values and leading with authenticity, we are...

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Please Welcome our New Board Members!

Please Welcome our New Board Members!

We are pleased to announce that five new members have been appointed to the NYA Board of Directors! With expertise ranging from accounting to artistic direction, this new leadership will accompany the existing members’ skills to further support NYA’s strategic goals...

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NYA’s Response to COVID-19

At North York Arts, the health and safety of our staff, board, program facilitators, participants, and community members is our top priority. In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), North York Arts has opted to take protective measures to aid in controlling and...

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Snapd Arts Feature: Anna Kavehmehr

Snapd Arts Feature: Anna Kavehmehr

The opening of the 2020 Northbound Exhibition Program is quickly approaching, and we’re excited to introduce our first artist: Anna Kavehmehr! Born in Tehran, Anna moved to Toronto in 2013 to pursue her art career. Her exhibition, “Lacrima: /’la.kri.ma/”, follows the...

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Snapd Arts Feature: Cecilia Acevedo

Snapd Arts Feature: Cecilia Acevedo

We are excited to introduce Cecilia Acevedo, the group leader of Legacy Collective. Legacy Collective is an independent North York-based senior engagement initiative supported by North York Arts. The group celebrates creativity and wisdom through peer-to-peer...

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Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

North York Arts is excited to announce that the Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors is now open!The Board of Directors provides strategic leadership, governance, establishes policy, oversees the operations and financial performance of North York Arts and...

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Snapd Arts Feature: Charles Smith

Snapd Arts Feature: Charles Smith

We’re excited to introduce arts leader and educator, Charles Smith. Charles is the Artistic Director of The Wind in the Leaves Collective and the Executive director of Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO).  We’re highlighting Charles’ involvement in...

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Snapd Arts Feature: Stephen Dyer

Snapd Arts Feature: Stephen Dyer

Next month, North York Arts will be running “Second Act Seniors” An 8-week ESL theatre program for seniors and adults. Each week, participants are led by instructors to feel more confident in their English speaking abilities.  With that said, we’re excited to...

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Snapd Arts Feature: Adom Acheampong

Snapd Arts Feature: Adom Acheampong

At North York Arts, we are lucky to work with so many incredible artists and arts workers in our city. One of these incredible people is Adom Acheampong, an arts programmer who currently works at the Nia Centre for the Arts. Adom has been immersed in the arts sector...

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Snapd Arts Feature: Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone

Snapd Arts Feature: Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone

North York Arts is proud to introduce Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone, an Indigenous singer, songwriter, storyteller, artist, and activist originating from North Bay, Ontario. We spoke to Aqua about her background and passion for the arts, her current projects and involvement...

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Arts Feature: Minhwa Canada

Arts Feature: Minhwa Canada

North York Arts is proud to introduce Min Soo Kim, the founder and president of Minhwa Canada! Minhwa Canada is a group of amateur and professional artists who are practicing traditional Korean folk paintings (“Minhwa”) with a modern twist. Keep reading to learn about...

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Arts Feature: Marina Nazarova

Arts Feature: Marina Nazarova

We're excited to introduce Marina Nazarova, a Russian-Canadian visual artist and illustrator based in Toronto. Marina is one of our Northbound artists, and she will be at NYA's upcoming fundraiser this month doing live paintings! We spoke to Marina about her arts...

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Arts Feature: Jieun June Kim

Arts Feature: Jieun June Kim

We're thrilled to introduce Jieun June Kim, a Toronto-based, Korean-born painter and muralist. Jieun is one of our Northbound artists, and she will be at our inaugural fundraiser this month doing live paintings! Keep reading to learn more about Jieun and her work....

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Snapd Arts Feature: Ebony Viani-Singer

Snapd Arts Feature: Ebony Viani-Singer

North York Arts is thrilled to introduce Ebony Viani-Singer, the coordinator for one of our signature fall programs - Second Act: ESL Theatre Program. Second Act provides a series of free theatre-focused workshops for youth to feel more comfortable and confident...

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Arts Feature: Elham Fatapour

Arts Feature: Elham Fatapour

We are so proud of all our amazing Northbound artists, and we love introducing them to you and speaking to them about their artwork!  Elham Fatapour is a Toronto-based artist born in Tehran, Iran. Elham’s art practice focuses on traumatic Middle East geopolitics in...

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North York Arts (NYA)  collaborates with artists, arts organizations, and partners to develop, strengthen, and promote cultural programming and initiatives for North York communities

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