Community Focus Group

Community Focus Group

Thank you to everyone who participated in Count me In. Stay tuned for more North York community focus groups with NYA.

We are always interested in your feedback. Feel free to contact us anytime at

Count Me In! Group 1 – CANCELLED

Please join us on Janaury 29th for Group 2

North York residents, artists, arts and community groups tell us how arts and cultural activities are shaping your neighbourhood. Your opinions count and will contribute to a city-wide survey about arts impact.

Date: Thursday, January 292015
Location: York Woods Library, 1785 Finch Ave. W. Near intersection of Jane and Finch
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Event is FREE. Register at by January 26. Please put Focus Group #2 in the subject line.

Top of Toronto Meet & Greet

Top of Toronto Meet & Greet


Don’t miss the 3rd TOP OF TORONTO coming 2015!

Connecting artists and creative organizations across northern TorontoAn evening of ART, DANCE, MUSIC and NETWORKING at the historic Zion Church Cultural Centre

Thank you to our 2014 partners

Presented by Toronto Cultural Services, North York Arts and Neighbourhood Arts Network,
in partnership with Manifesto and Toronto Arts Foundation.For more information contact:
Laura (North York Arts) at 416-733-9388 ext. 7075 Zion CCC * 1650 Finch Ave East

Creative Community Jam

Creative Community Jam


Community Creative Jam

Join us at Community Creative Jam, an arts event that features local artists and an open mic for everybody — all creative disciplines, levels and
ages! Drop by for performances, arts activities, hanging out with artists, and positive vibes.

Special guests to be announced shortly.

Friday August 14
7:00 -9:00 pm
Whole Foods – Yonge and Sheppard
4771 Yonge Street
For more information visit:

SYNERGIES: Professional Development and Networking

SYNERGIES: Professional Development and Networking


Thank you to all who participated in SYNERGIES, and especially to our partners at Karma Creative!

Stay tuned for more professional development events in 2015.


Karma Creative and North York Arts Presents: SYNERGIES

at The Toronto Centre for the Arts

SYNERGIES is a professional development and networking event for visual artists. This is a full day event dedicated to creating connections that increase an artists impact.

November 15, 2014 10am-4pm

Grant writing information and tips from the Toronto  Arts Council’s Peter Kingstone

FREE professional portfolio review by curator and artist Flavio Belli.

Special topics will include :
Emerging as a Newcomer Artist – Dania AlObaidi, Tania Iraheta, Mazarine Memon, Melissa Tseng

The Post Career Artists – Mary Ambrose
The Meandering Path of the Artist – Bruria Cooperman
An Adult Educator’s View – Karen Chisvin, Maggie Doswell, Emilia Filicetti