This August, Scarborough is Alive with Art!

Posted on July 25th, by scararts in Featured, Recent News. No Comments

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

Alive with Art will animate local spaces including the Scarborough Museum 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. Check out the Facebook event page HERE

Scroll down for a list of event highlights! Keep an eye on this page—we will be updating it as artists and activities get confirmed.

Alive with Art - August 19 and 26, 2017. Poster by Lee Chapman.

Poster by Lee Chapman.


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

— Performance by T.Dot BANGERZ Brass Band
— Children’s art workshops
— 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
— Community meal 
— Outdoor film screening of The Wizard of Oz

See you in your Scarborough neighbourhood this August!

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


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