Category: Featured Programs
EAST is a collaborative program for Scarborough youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who work under the guidance of professional artists, project managers, local social service providers, youth outreach workers, and peer mentors. EAST uses the universal medium of arts and creativity to encourage healthy, innovative forms of self expression; foster a sustainable, enriching relationship with the arts; teach broadly based transferable life skills; provide new and engaging social experiences; help identify future post-secondary and employment directions; and provide direct employment preparation training. All EAST workshops are free and open to all.
This year, EAST will offer intensive workshops in music, film and photography, and theatre. For more information about EAST, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Applications are now being accepted for EAST Mixtape Challenge, a 16-week intensive program where youth can … Read More »
Scarborough Arts’ Senior Programs has been in existence since 2013. The program travels to different neighbourhoods in Scarborough offering inclusive and accessible writing and visual art workshops with a goal to reduce social isolation for Scarborough’s seniors, to engage and support them on their journey of capturing and documenting their life stories, and showcasing and publication opportunities to share their stories with the public.
About the SA Suite of Programs
Twice a year, Scarborough Arts puts out a call to emerging and professional artists and arts educators from across the city to create our SA Suite of Programs. We offer a diverse collection of creative, innovative, and accessible workshops that take place each month in various locations across Scarborough.
These workshops cover different art disciplines including: visual art, literary art, music, dance, photography, and participatory art. Workshops are categorized into five streams namely: SA Creates, SA Writes, SA Moves, SA Talks, and SA Kids.
We invite everyone—artists or non-artists, audiences of all ages and skill levels—to explore their creative side and participate in these workshops.
The Winter/Spring 2018 SA Suite of Programs featured workshops in Creating Repeat Patterns, Zine-Building, Overcoming Language Barriers, Modern Batik Art, and much more!
Winter/Spring 2018 Scarborough Arts Guide
The Fall 2017 SA Suite of Programs featured workshops in … (PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION)!
Fall 2017 Scarborough Arts Guide
About the Annual Juried Exhibition
Every year, Scarborough Arts produces its Annual Juried Exhibition, a showcase of art created and curated in response to a themed call. We leave the interpretation of the theme up to the artists. Pieces, which can be in any medium, are selected for exhibition based upon a combination of artistic quality, technical execution, conceptual strength, originality, and impact.
The jury, made up of gallery and community arts professionals, changes each year.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT (2017)
Something Different includes visual art and literary pieces that demonstrate a radical approach to or experimentation in style, form, material, display methods, subject matter, or technique.
2017 BIG ART BOOK
Visual Arts Juror: Jihee Min, Visual Artist / Multi-media Artist
Literary Arts Juror: Catherine Hernandez, Author / Activist / Theatre Practitioner / Artistic Director
Exhibition Dates: December 2 to 18, 2017
Location: Cedar Ridge Creative Centre
Facebook Photos: Opening Reception
SPECTACULAR CELEBRATIONS (2016)
Spectacular Celebrations asked artists and writers from across the country to … Read More »
About the BIG ART BOOK
The BIG ART BOOK is a print and digital anthology of visual and literary work by local and emerging artists and writers. Building on the foundation established by the annual Youth Scholarship Awards and the 2010 Scarborough Writers’ Month, the BIG ART BOOK involves residents of all ages interested in promoting their work and connecting with like-minded members of the community.
This project was developed in response to identified needs among local Scarborough artists and a broader desire at Scarborough Arts to support intergenerational, multidisciplinary programs that are accessible to community members of all ages and interests.
2017 BIG ART BOOK: Something Different
2016 BIG ART BOOK: Spectacular Celebrations
2015 BIG ART BOOK: En Route
2014 BIG ART BOOK: Back to Basics
2013 BIG ART BOOK: Future, Human, Digital, Animal
2012 BIG ART BOOK
These Audiocasts feature the work of six select writers and poets … Read More »