Cursory Artist Talk

Cursory Artist Talk

CURSORY

Four artists from four different countries are coming together to present the art show “Cursory”. This time, multiple art formats such as paintings, sculptures, digital art, and sketches are displayed together interpreted in the uniqueness of each artist to represent their identities. Art works by Hussain Al Ismail, Pradeep Anurag Reddy, Sara Vargas Nessi and Victor Vazquez.

Artist Talk

August 19th, from 1pm to 3pm

Akin Sunrise, 100 Sunrise Ave

 

 

Cursory

Cursory

CURSORY

Four artists from four different countries are coming together to present the art show “Cursory”. This time, multiple art formats such as paintings, sculptures, digital art, and sketches are displayed together interpreted in the uniqueness of each artist to represent their identities. Art works by Hussain Al Ismail, Pradeep Anurag Reddy, Sara Vargas Nessi and Victor Vazquez.

Opening Reception:
August 10th
6-8pm

Lower Gallery, Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge Street, North York

Ceramics and Glass Workshop

Ceramics and Glass Workshop

FREE CERAMICS AND GLASS WORKSHOP

Every Thursday from August 24th- October 12th
1pm- 2:30pm

Toronto Public Library – Black Creek Library
1700 Wilson Ave, North York, ON M3L 1B2

For registration, please email:
cecilia@northyorkarts.org
Or call: 416 733 9388 ext 7067

Blowout Symposium

Blowout Symposium

BLOWOUT SYMPOSIUM
Blowout Fest 2017

A Collaborative mixed media experience to celebrate Deeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival’s 50th anniversary through Caribbean and Afro-Diasporic art.

Toronto Urban Book Expo – What a Bam Bam Visual Arts Exhibit Creatives Connect Live: Interview with Pete Rock & CL Smooth Moderated by Saukrates.

Sunday, August 6th 2017
12pm- 8pm

Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 6R8
Gallery Space & Studio Theatre

Next Stages

Next Stages

Looking for a creative way to practice your English? Join us for a theatre-focused ESL program for youth to feel more comfortable and confident in speaking English.

Next Stages is a series of FREE theatre-focused workshops that will help youth participants with basic to intermediate English communication skills feel comfortable and confident in their speaking abilities.

WHEN:  September 18, 25 and October  2,16, 23, 30

TIME:  4:30pm to 7pm

LOCATION: Casa Maiz, 1280 Finch Ave W #204, North York 

FREE program

Ages 14 to 29

TTC Fare provided

Nutrition Provided

Financial assistance for childcare available

To register email cecilia@northyorkarts.org 

 

Evolution – Four Years Together

Evolution – Four Years Together

EVOLUTION
Four Years Together

A mixed-media art exhibit that celebrates the artwork done by Art Starts’ Platform A micro-grant recipients, 2013-17.

Opening Reception
July 6th
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Gallery Hours – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY until July 26th 

Contact Melissa at melissa@northyorkarts.org to schedule a viewing

Toronto Centre for the Arts
North York Arts
5040 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 6R8

Newcomer Youth Recreation Forum

Newcomer Youth Recreation Forum

Newcomer Youth Recreation Forum

How can we work together to improve access to recreation for Toronto’s 65,000 newcomer youth?

Opportunities like afterschool programs, arts and music, and sports are essential for ensuring newcomer youth settle successfully in Canada.

Join us for an afternoon of interactive recreation activities, keynote speakers, and opportunities to learn from and work with others to address this important issue.

Date: June 12, 2017
Time: 12 – 4:30 pm
Place: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St W

Learn More and Register

Borders & Barriers: Creating Cultural Networks for Newcomers

Borders & Barriers: Creating Cultural Networks for Newcomers

Borders & Barriers: Creating Cultural Networks for Newcomers

Wed, 7 June 2017
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT

Myseum of Toronto welcomes you to join us in conversation with Marta Keller-Hernandez, Co-Founder and Director of Programming at Paralia Newcomer Arts Network and Rupal Shah, Strategic Programs Officer of the Toronto Arts Council as we highlight avenues for support, and examine the challenges that newcomer artists, art administrators and cultural workers encounter when navigating an unfamiliar arts and cultural sector.

Representatives from Airsa Art & Thought Association, JAYU,LACAP, North York Arts, Sick Muse Art Projects, Toronto Arts Foundation and the Toronto Ward Museum will also be joining us as community connectors while we spend the morning networking, sharing resources, and discussing the importance of making space for newcomers in the city’s arts and cultural sector.

9 am: Doors open

9:30 am: Event starts

Hot Docs

Hot Docs

Hot Docs is Coming to North York!

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of approximately 200 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe.

We are proud to partner with Hot Docs to present four films at the Toronto Centre for the Arts:

Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower – 1:00 PM (78 min)
Becoming Who I Was – 3:30 PM (96 min)
A Cambodian Spring – 6:15 PM (121 min)
Whitney “Can I Be Me” – 9:15 PM (100 min)

Learn More about Hot Docs