Join us at Art in the Park: Harrison Properties on August 27!
Scarborough Arts is thrilled to present Art in the Park: Harrison Properties (#AiPHarrison) on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the park adjacent to our ‘home’ at Harrison Properties on 1859 Kingston Road. #AiPHarrison is a one-day multi-arts festival that brings together Scarborough’s community of professional and emerging artists working in different creative disciplines to showcase Scarborough’s artistic diversity and vibrancy.
Come and join us at the park from 10 AM to 4 PM and enjoy one-of-a-kind visual art and handmade crafts from over 50 artist vendors, plus a full day of interactive and accessible arts activities in visual art, music, dance, and literature with the Scarborough community. Everyone is welcome! Food and drinks will also be available for purchase onsite. At this event, we are also announcing Scarborough Arts’ new slate of programming for 2016-2017.
We are also facilitating a silent auction to help fund our community programs for the upcoming year. Prizes include: two VIA Rail tickets to Montreal; merchandise from Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment; autographed pointe shoes from National Ballet of Canada; passes to the Gardiner Museum; subscriptions to The Walrus; a one-year membership and exhibition catalogues from The Robert McLaughlin Gallery; a mini putt and driving range experience package from Scarborough Family Golf Course; passes to Bad Axe Throwing; and basic beginner lesson passes to Joe Rockhead’s Indoor Rock Climbing.
Admission is FREE! See you at the Harrison Properties on August 27!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
|10:00 am to 10:30 am||Yoga with Nora Beinian of Yogaaaah|
|10:30 am to 11:00 am||Opening Remarks and dance performance by Halau Hula I Ka La|
|11:00 am to 11:15 am||Poetry and fiction readings by Scarborough Arts members Sheila Bello, Patrick Connors, Teresa Hall, Larry Kosowan, and Darcy Miller|
|11:15 am to 12:45 pm||Art Battle Canada, an interactive painting competition juried by audience and special guests. Event will feature music by DJ Ronnie Blake|
|12:45 pm to 1 pm||What’s Your Story Scarborough? organized by Ontario Book Publishers Organization and Toronto Arts Council featuring authors: Cherie Dimaline, Liam Card, Elana Wolff, and Leanne Simpson read selections of their winning work|
|1:00 pm to 3:00 pm||What’s Your Story Scarborough? writing workshop with Daniel Scott Tysdal in the Bluffs Gallery.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click ***HERE*** to register.
|1:00 pm to 1:30 pm||Tai Chi in the Park with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi|
|1:30 pm to 2:00 pm||Dance performance by Rhythm&Sound|
|2:00 pm to 3:00 pm||Emerging Artist Talk with representatives of Y+ contemporary (Tiffany Schofield, Daniel Griffin Hunt, and Dorica Manuel), moderated by Scarborough Arts’ Program Director Sasha Kovacs|
|2:00 pm to 2:30 pm||Drumming performance by Nader Khan|
|3:00 pm to 3:45 pm||Music performances by Scarborough performers Sir Michael Zordon and Mae Janelle|
|3:45 pm to 4:00 pm||Closing remarks and silent auction winners announced|