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SAVE THE DATE: Scarborough Arts’ Annual General Meeting 2018-19

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2nd October

You’re invited to Scarborough Arts’ Annual General Meeting
Scarborough Arts’ Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 26, 6–8 PM at the Scarborough Civic Centre

  Scarborough Arts’ Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 6–8 PM, at the Scarborough Civic Centre, Committee Rooms 1 & 2. We invite our members, artists, volunteers, organizational partners, program participants, and members of the Scarborough community to join us as we celebrate recent achievements, recap the past year’s projects and programs, and look forward to new and exciting opportunities for the year ahead.

The evening will include:

A presentation of Scarborough Arts programs from the 2018-2019 year

A preview of our upcoming 2019-2020 … Read More »



Call for Submissions: Scarborough Arts’ 34th Annual Juried Exhibition: Introspection

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3rd September

2019 THEME: INTROSPECTION

DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE: October 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

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GENERAL INFORMATION

ABOUT THE THEME

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

IMPORTANT DATES

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Scarborough Arts produces the Annual Juried Exhibition, a showcase of visual artworks created by local artists in response to a theme. For Scarborough Arts’ 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, artists are invited to submit works in painting, illustration, photography, sculpture, printmaking, video, and installation that respond to the theme Introspection.

Submissions are open to emerging, mid-career, and professional artists. In order to be eligible, artists must reside in Scarborough or in the Greater Toronto Area. 

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Scarborough Arts is seeking a Youth Coordinator & Peer Mentors for EAST Youth Collective

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29th August

East 7: Healthy Relationships Through Music is a free youth-led music and sexual health program for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) women and women-identifying* youth [16-24] in Scarborough. 

Are you a passionate BIPOC woman or woman-identifying person with an interest in gaining leadership experience? Are you interested in mentoring others with and through art? Do you want to learn more about how to execute an arts program in your community, or how to connect your community through art? 

If so, Scarborough Arts is looking for you!

We are currently hiring dynamic, energetic and passionate Youth Coordinator and two (2) Peer Mentors for our  7th annual East Program: EAST: Healthy Relationships Through Music – A Resiliency Program.

 *This program is for women and people who self-identify as women. We use an inclusive definition of “woman”, which welcomes trans-women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people.

Youth Coordinator

Position: Youth CoordinatorCompensation: $20.00/hourTerm: 14 hours per week … Read More »



The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest

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12th August

The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest STARTS August 28!

PRESS RELEASE

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The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest is BACK with more amazing prizes to win! We’re on the hunt, once again, for the most creative photo! Showcase your Scarborough pride, take a photo with The Scarborough Sign, and receive the chance to win some fun-filled prizes packages!

 

DATES:

August 28 – September 20

LOCATION:

University of Toronto Scarborough

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

CONTEST DATES

ELIGIBILITY

PRIZE PACKAGES

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

We’re looking for the most creative photos of the Scarborough Sign!

1. SNAP– Head to the University of Toronto Scarborough (1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON), strike your most creative pose, and snap a photo with The Scarborough Sign! 2. POST– Upload the photo on your Instagram, tag us @ScarboroughArts, and use the hashtag #ScarboroughSign. In the caption, tell us what kind of public art … Read More »



Healthy Arts for Seniors: Call for Participants

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23rd July

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Scarborough Arts invites seniors aged 55+ who are interested in cooking, recipe-sharing, photography, and/or storytelling to apply to our Healthy Arts for Seniors program!

Healthy Arts for Seniors (HAFS) is a FREE annual storytelling program presented by Scarborough Arts, in partnership with the East Scarborough Storefront  and Agincourt Community Services Association. This year, HAFS will explore photography, storytelling, and culinary arts, in addition to making a Cultural Cookbook!

For 12 sessions between the months of September and October, participants will be in the kitchen exploring their culture and heritage through cooking, recipe-sharing, and photography and storytelling workshops. At the end of the program, photographs, recipes, and stories will be collected and published in a print cookbook and showcased at a launch event.

No previous experience in photography, cooking, or storytelling necessary!

Our second iteration of the program will launch January 2020. Check back here for more … Read More »



Growing Up KGO

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12th July

GROWING UP KGO
ARTIST STATEMENT

“Growing Up KGO” showcases the perspectives of youth growing up in the Kingston-Galloway-Orton Park community through the medium of digital photography. The familiar colors, shapes, landscapes and subjects will resonate across generations while revealing new contexts through the eyes of artists ages 9 to 16. The exhibition includes works by Akash Thivviyanathan, Ashwin Thivviyanathan, Hevin Abdou, Ibrahim Abdou,  and Mukti Dulal.

EXHIBIT INTRODUCTION

 The community of Kingston-Galloway-Orton Park is a goldmine for untapped artists seeking opportunities to express themselves. With the creation of KGO Kids & Cameras by resident leaders in partnership with the East Scarborough Storefront, these local artists have the opportunity to explore and develop their talents. Growing Up KGO is the result of the careful cultivation of these brilliant young creatives, and curation by East Scarborough Storefront Staff. 

 

EXHIBITION DATES:August 1 – August 30

LOCATION:Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough … Read More »



The Scarborough Sign 2019

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8th April

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The Scarborough Sign is a mobile public art installation that showcases and brings together Scarborough’s many artistic communities and neighbourhoods.

From May to December 2019, a large-scale SCARBOROUGH sign (36’ wide x 5’ tall) will travel to seven locations and will be displayed at major cultural Scarborough events throughout the summer/fall. Travel with The Scarborough Sign and experience all that Scarborough has to offer!

DATES:

May – December 2019

LOCATIONS:

Fool’s Paradise

Agincourt Mall

Taste of Lawrence at Wexford

Guild Park

University of Toronto Scarborough

Scarborough Southwest

Centennial College

Agincourt Mall

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DATES + LOCATIONS

PHOTOS + VIDEOS

PARTNERS

SCARBOROUGH SIGN 2018

SCHEDULE

May 25 to 26June 1 to July 4July 5 to 7July 8 to August 4August 26 to October 6Oct. 6 to November 14      Nov. 15 to Dec.4 December 5

Fool’s Paradise (for Doors Open Toronto)Agincourt Mall Wexford (for Taste of Lawrence)Guild Park and GardensUniversity of Toronto ScarboroughScarborough Southwest (Location TBA)          … Read More »



Expand your creativity and register for SA Suites of Programs 2019!

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12th December

Scarborough Arts (SA) is pleased to present our new SA Suite of Programs 2018-19, a diverse collection of creative, innovative, and accessible arts workshops, talks, and events designed and facilitated by local artists and arts educators for the Scarborough community.

SA Suites are categorized into five streams: SA Creates, SA Writes, SA Talks, SA Moves, and SA Kids. Workshops take place in various locations across Scarborough and cover different art disciplines from visual art, literary art, creative movement, music, dance, and new media. 

We invite everyone—artists or non-artists, audiences of all ages and skill levels—to expand their creativity and register to participate in these activities!

Scarborough Arts members get access to all workshops for free! Become a Scarborough Arts member today.

DATES: January – August 2019

LOCATION:Various locations in Scarborough

FEE:$5 for non-membersFREE for SA members

BECOME A MEMBER

WORKSHOPS BY DATE

CALENDAR VIEW

VIEW WORKSHOPS BY CATEGORY

SA CREATES

SA KIDS

SA MOVES

SA WRITES

SA TALKS

WORKSHOPS BY DATE
SA CREATES

PAST … Read More »



Beyond the Waters by ACM Students at the UTSC

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29th November

BEYOND THE WATERS
Featuring works by students studying within the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus
With instruction from Yael Brotman 

Exhibition Dates: December 5, 2018 to February 7, 2019
Artist Meet and Greet/Reception: December 5, 5:30 PM–7:30 PM 
Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts
1859 Kingston Road

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.

ARTIST STATEMENTS + BIOS

 

MAHNOOR AQIL: The Scarborough Experience

The Scarborough Experience is a … Read More »



Scarborough Arts’ Annual Report 2017-18

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13th November

Scarborough Arts’ Annual Report 2017-18 is here! 

Have a read through to find more about the programs we have delivered, our financials, the support we received over the previous year, and what’s in store for the coming 2018-19 year. 

Download this publication in PDF »




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