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Jun
30
Sat
2018
Gallery City presents the Crosstown Art Crawl! @ From Mount Dennis to Kennedy Road
Jun 30 – Sep 3 all-day

Gallery City is a joint initiative of Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions – Constructors (CTSC), the seven Eglinton Business improvement areas, and Eglinton businesses between Weston Road and Laird. To secure the art for the initiative, Gallery City has partnered with all the local non-profit arts organizations along Eglinton Avenue, including Urban Arts, NIA Centre for the Arts, Art Starts and the Artbarn School.

The original Gallery City concept was conceived in partnership between the York-Eglinton BIA and Hogtown Mascots, under the artistic direction of John Kernaghan, in 2013. It ran for approximately three months in the Oakwood and Eglinton community.

This year, Gallery City will bring together local businesses, property owners and local artists from across Eglinton. The six designated art crawls will help create Eglinton as a destination for Torontonians and tourists and invite new foot traffic along the corridor.

Aug
6
Mon
2018
The Scarborough Sign Project at Thompson Memorial Park @ Thompson Memorial Park
Aug 6 – Aug 22 all-day
Aug
24
Fri
2018
The Scarborough Sign Project at Burrows Hall @ Burrows Hall
Aug 24 – Sep 24 all-day
Aug
27
Mon
2018
SSP Activation Event at Burrows Hall @ Burrows Hall
Aug 27 all-day
Sep
29
Sat
2018
Nuit Blanche – The Scarborough Sign Project at the Scarborough Civic Centre @ Scarborough Civic Centre
Sep 29 all-day
Scarborough Arts at Nuit Blanche @ Scarborough Civic Centre
Sep 29 all-day

In addition to the downtown exhibition sites, on September 29, 2018 art enthusiasts will be able to experience artworks from local, national and international artists in a dedicated City-produced Nuit Blanche Toronto exhibition at Scarborough Civic Centre, Scarborough Town Centre and neighbouring institutions within the community.

The 13th edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto will feature three City-produced exhibitions. Curators were selected by the Nuit Blanche Toronto Artistic Advisory Committee and are working with artists to develop their exhibitions. The 2018 curators are Alyssa Fearon (Toronto), Karen Alexander (UK), and Tairone Bastien (Toronto). All curators will respond to one event-wide theme of “You are Here”.

Oct
5
Fri
2018
The Scarborough Sign Project at the Chinese Cultural Centre @ Chinese Cultural Centre
Oct 5 – Oct 31 all-day
Oct
28
Sun
2018
SSP Activation Event at the Chinese Cultural Centre @ Chinese Cultural Centre
Oct 28 all-day
Dec
5
Wed
2018
Beyond the Waters (UTSC) @ Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts
Dec 5 2018 – Feb 7 2019 all-day

BEYOND THE WATERS

Beyond the Waters explores multiple narratives of place-making in Scarborough and the importance of acknowledging the personal impact of the space that one occupies. With a close ear to stories of immigration and environmental ecosystems, this show acts as a collective reflection of the land beneath our feet and the shores beyond the city’s geographical borders.

Beyond the Waters presents artworks created by students studying within the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, inspired by the scenery surrounding the Bluffs Gallery.

More info: http://bit.ly/2BGoTL3

Jan
16
Wed
2019
SA Creates: Jewelry-Making 101 @ Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts
Jan 16 @ 18:00 – 20:00

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
This jewelry making workshop teaches participants the basics of making their own jewelry. Participants will leave having learnt to make simple and wrapped loops, as well as knowing how to stretch, string, size, and finish bracelets. All you need to bring is your creativity!

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
Laurie Poirier is a Toronto artisan who has been crafting in various forms since childhood. As an adult, she began teaching paper crafting, and soon found her passion for teaching jewelry making to people of all ages. Her classes range from Jewelry 101 to more advance Chainmaille and Wire Working. Laurie has been selling at craft shows for the past eight years, and teaching for the past six years at Michael’s, John Bead Outlet, Gem Expo, Craftandian, and her own private home studio.

This workshop is part of Scarborough Arts’ SA Suite of Programs — 2019. For more workshops like this, visit http://bit.ly/SASuite2019



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