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Call for Volunteers: Alive with Art Festival (previously Art in the Park)

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20th July

Scarborough Arts invites you to volunteer for Alive with Art Festival (previously Art in the Park)!

Alive with Art is a free, two-day arts festival connecting Scarborough families, youth, and artists to experience art and entertainment in their neighbourhoods. Alive with Art will animate local spaces including the Scarborough Museum on Saturday, August 19, 2017 and Scarborough Arts’ Harrison Properties on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Scarborough will come alive with arts workshops, food, film screenings, interactive art installations, an arts market, and outdoor music performances.

Alive with Art volunteers meet and interact with different kinds of people, develop and gain new skills while playing an invaluable role in supporting the growth of the arts in Scarborough. Volunteers will be assisting with event set-up and take-down, customer service, and stage management, as well as supporting artist vendors, workshop facilitators, and kids’ zone activities.

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Call for Artists: CANVAS CLASH (Part of Alive with Art Festival 2017)

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19th July

Are you a visionary artist looking for a thrilling art experience that can push the limits of your creativity?



AT THE BLUFFS GALLERY: EAST Animating Democracy Exhibit — Until August 26, 2017

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5th July

EAST Animating Democracy Youth Photography Exhibition

Until August 26, 2017 
Scarborough Arts’ Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road

OPENING RECEPTION: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5-7 PM 

FEATURING ARTISTS:
Mahad Arale, Jenn Boulay, Aishah Cader, Nadia Huaco, Jeremiah Miles, Hagr Saad, Shango, Leru Xu, Hazelmae Valenzuela, and Alyssa Vidal

EAST Animating Democracy is Scarborough Arts’ free photography and filmmaking program for youth aged 14 to 21 years old facilitated by media artists Solana Cain, Chris Laxton, and Sampreeth Rao. For eight weeks, the youth worked closely with their mentors and learned about the technical and creative aspects of film-making and photography including storytelling, film production, camerawork, lighting, writing, directing, and editing, with a focus on social justice and civic engagement. 

See the new photographic works and celebrate the achievements of these incredible emerging youth artists at the opening reception of EAST Animating Democracy Photography Exhibition on Tuesday, July 18! In addition to photographic works, … Read More »



Call for Applications: SA Together Residency Program for Art Groups and Collectives 2017

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28th June

APPLICATION FORM: http://bit.ly/2s277Lj
DEADLINE: August 22, 2017

SA Together is a year-long residency program by Scarborough Arts designed to support Scarborough’s local art and culture groups, social and educational collectives, and non-for-profit collectives and organizations. The program offers capacity-enhancing tools while building stronger connections between collectives through resource-sharing and by working together.

This is the second year of Scarborough Arts’ SA Together Residency Program. The inaugural group of SA Together residents include Frances Potts, MVDHOUSE, Pulari Collective, Sweat Stain Collective, and the Wave Art Collective. Read more about them here. 

PROGRAM OUTLINE & HIGHLIGHTS
Scarborough Arts is excited to announce a call for applicants. Selected groups will be offered:

Use of the Scarborough Arts space including the SA Bluffs Gallery and the Randall Starr Board Room
Up to $500 in fees to the group’s individual missions through their planned programs and events during the run of the residency program from … Read More »



Call for Vendor Applications: Alive with Art 2017 — DEADLINE EXTENDED!

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27th June

APPLICATION FORM: http://bit.ly/2seRsML
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Scarborough Arts’ Alive with Art, previously called Art in the Park, is a FREE two-day arts festival showcasing the very best of Scarborough’s burgeoning local arts scene. Taking place over two weekends in August 2017, Alive with Art will animate local spaces including the Scarborough Museum on August 19, 2017 and Scarborough Arts’ Harrison Estate Park on August 26, 2017. Scarborough will come alive with site-specific participatory art installations, an arts market, live art battles, outdoor music performances, arts workshops, family-friendly activities, food, and free film screenings. Everyone is invited to experience a Scarborough buzzing with art and creativity!

Applications are now being accepted for art vendors who wish to set up a booth to showcase and sell their work at the Harrison Estate Park event on August 26. Artists and artisans who produce and sell original … Read More »



Create your #SCARFF17 Experience Today!

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4th May

The 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival is set for June 6-11, 2017 in five locations across Scarborough!



Call for Artist Facilitators: SA Suite of Programs for Fall-Spring 2017-18

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4th May

Are you an emerging or established arts facilitator? Are you interested in bringing artistic and cultural activities to Scarborough? We invite you to submit proposals for arts workshops, talks, and events for our new round of SA Suite of Programs for 2017-18!



Scarborough Arts announces the Scarborough Design Competition 2017

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19th April

Scarborough Arts invites you to submit an iconic Scarborough design for the Scarborough Design Competition!



Scarborough Arts participates in Doors Open 2017

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18th April

Scarborough Arts is participating in Doors Open Toronto on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 2017!



Share your Six-Word Stories for My City My Six!

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18th January

We belong where love finds us 
– Anne Michaels, Toronto Poet Laureate




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