This August, Scarborough is Alive with Art!

Posted on July 25th, by scararts in Featured, Recent News. 1 Comment

Scarborough Arts’ Alive with Art (formerly Art in the Park) is a free, two-day arts festival celebrating Scarborough’s creativity.

Alive with Art animates two Scarborough locations: Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park on Saturday, August 19 and Scarborough Arts’ Harrison Properties on Saturday, August 26. Scarborough will come alive with arts workshops, food trucks, film screenings, interactive art installations, an arts market, CANVAS CLASH live interactive painting competition, and outdoor music performances. Everyone is invited to enjoy, experience, and participate in an array of arts and entertainment in your backyard!

All events and activities are FREE and open to the public!

For more information about Alive with Art, contact Scarborough Arts at 416-698-7322. 

Scroll down for event highlights and full schedule of events. 

Alive with Art: Scarborough Arts


AUGUST 19, 2017 
6:00 PM to 11:0 PM | Scarborough Museum, Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road

— Children’s art workshops
— Performance by T.Dot BANGERZ Brass Band
— Outdoor film screening of Night at the Museum

AUGUST 26, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 PM | Scarborough Arts’ Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road

— Performances by T.Dot BANGERZ Brass Band, St. Royals, AJ Estridge, and youth participants of the EAST Music Collective
— What’s Your Story, Scarborough? readings and writing workshop in partnership with Ontario Book Publishers’ Organization
— Arts workshops facilitated by Rosetta School of Visual Art
— Face Painting
— Healthy Living for Seniors Photo Scavenger Hunt
— MVDHOUSE performance and talk
— Pulari Collective durational performance in the Bluffs Gallery 
— CANVAS CLASH, an interactive live painting competition
— Silent Auction 
— Outdoor film screening of The Wizard of Oz




Bidding for all prizes closes at Alive with Art at Harrison Properties. 

— Art Gallery of Ontario. Four complimentary General Admission passes. 
— Canadian Opera Company. One-time purchase of individual tickets to any Canadian Opera Company performance. 
— Canadian Stage. Two ticket vouchers to any performance at any location that is part of Canadian Stage 2017/18 season. 
— Canadian National Exhibition. Six General Admission passes.
— Flat Rock Cellars. Gift certificate for a group tour and private tasting for you and nine of your friends. 
— Kennedy Piano Studio. Three gift certificates for one 30-minute music lesson. 
— Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. Four Hockey Hall of Fame General Admissions passes plus a Hockey Hall of Fame brochure. 
— National Ballet of Canada. One pair of autographed pointe shoes and a poster of The Firebird featuring Principal Dancer, Xiao Nan Yu.
— Paintlounge East. $10 off Gift Certificates. 
— Scarborough Golf Centre. Value Card and two family passes (for up to 4 people) for Medieval Miniature Golf, plus 10 Large Baskets to be used at the Driving Range. 
— Shaw Festival. Two complimentary tickets to one performance at the Shaw Festival 2017.
— Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Two tickets to the Opening Night of Fall for Dance North 2017. 
— The Clay Room. $20 Gift Certificate. 
— Young People’s Theatre. Two complimentary show tickets to select performances on the Mainstage at Young People’s Theatre for their 2017-18 season. 



One response to “This August, Scarborough is Alive with Art!”

  1. […] Scarborough Arts’ Alive (formerly known as Art in the Park) at the Harrison Properties just east of Birchmount and Kingston Rd. It’s a free arts festival from 10am – 11pm with workshops, food trucks, film screenings, interactive art installations, an arts market and outdoor music performances. […]

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