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Scarborough Arts is seeking a Program Manager

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27th May

Position: Program ManagerSalary: $42,000 – $45,000 (commensurate with experience)Term: 1-year full-time contract position leading to full-time permanent employmentApplication Deadline: June 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM 

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Are you a passionate non-profit leader with a desire to make a positive impact in the local community? Are you seeking an opportunity to bring your vision and expertise to an established Local Arts Service Organization? Are you conscientious about the needs of the local community with a desire to develop meaningful and relevant projects and programs representative of the multicultural diversity of Scarborough and linking its storied past with key issues facing the community today?

If so, Scarborough Arts is looking for you! We are currently hiring a dynamic, energetic, and passionate Program Manager to join our team. 

Please review the job description in detail and send your application package to hello@scarborougharts.com with “Attn: Executive Director – SA Program Manager … Read More »



ON VIEW AT THE BLUFFS GALLERY: TWENTY SOMETHING

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7th May

Twenty Something
CURATORIAL STATEMENT

The Bluffs Gallery is presenting an exhibition featuring emerging Scarborough artists. These nine artists – Christopher Dela Cruz, Kim Hoang, Rui Hu, Wei Luo, Iori Matsushima, Kachely Peters, Nivedita Sridharan,  Caleb Y. Tao and Sabrina Yip – are grappling in their lives and in their art with concerns, pressures and anxieties confronting their generation.

The themes and ideas articulated in the artworks overlap and intersect, creating a web of interconnectedness. Kachely Peters and Rui Hu explore identity and the interior and exterior aspects of self. Peters’ drawings examine scars and mental health while Hu’s canvas and wool sculpture portrays the messiness and consequences of decision-making. Nivedita Sridharan has harboured a life-long concern about humanity’s relationship to other species. Her underlying concept of time running out for the survival of so many animals of the world, relates to Christopher Dela … Read More »



The Scarborough Sign 2019

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8th April

The Scarborough Sign is at Agincourt Mall until July 4, 2019.

ABOUT

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

From May to November 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 – November 2019

LOCATIONS:

Fool’s Paradise

Agincourt Mall

Taste of Lawrence at Wexford

Guild Park

University of Toronto Scarborough

Scarborough Southwest

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DATES + LOCATIONS

PHOTOS + VIDEOS

PARTNERS

SCARBOROUGH SIGN 2018

SCHEDULE

May 25 to 26
June 1 to July 4
July 5 to 7
July 8 to August 4
August 26 to October 6
October 6 to November

Fool’s Paradise (for Doors Open Toronto)
Agincourt Mall 
Wexford (for Taste of Lawrence)
Guild Park and Gardens
University of Toronto Scarborough
Scarborough Southwest (Location TBA)

DATES + LOCATIONS

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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.

DOWNLOAD THE SA SUITES 2019 CALENDAR

DATES: January – August 2019

LOCATION:Various locations in Scarborough

FEE:$5 for non-membersFREE for SA members

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WORKSHOPS BY DATE

CALENDAR VIEW

VIEW WORKSHOPS BY CATEGORY

SA CREATES

SA KIDS

SA MOVES

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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 »



33rd Annual Juried Exhibition: Equity through Emergence

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31st October

For Scarborough Arts’ 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, we asked artists to submit works that respond to the theme Equity through Emergence. Join us on Monday, November 19 for the opening reception of this new exhibition and be the first to see a diverse selection of works exploring social justice, community arts, decolonization, truth, and social change from 30+ Toronto-based artists.

The event will feature artist talks, live performances by Moskitto Bar and EAST Mixtape Challenge, an awards ceremony, and food and refreshments.

33rd Annual Juried Exhibition: Equity through Emergence is presented by Scarborough Arts in partnership with Neighbourhood Arts Network as part of the Emergence Symposium 2018.

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EXHIBITION DATES:November 19 – December 5

LOCATION:Cedar Ridge Creative Centre225 Confederation DriveScarborough, ON M1G 1B2

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OPENING RECEPTION:November 19, 6–8 PM

SEE PHOTOS

EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Adam Cohoon Alanna PetersAra BhaimiyaCaterina StambolicDavid ChinyamaEsmond LeeHuda SalhaJan CreelmanJenny ChenLiang WangMargaret Chown

Matthew CatalanoMirna ChacinNeela ImaniNoor KhanRavi PersaudRosette SundShye ZhangSinthura SatchithananthanSuyin WaiTimothy HunterWilliam Ashley

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP … Read More »



Love Lives in Scarborough featuring select Portrait Series

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30th October

LOVE LIVES IN SCARBOROUGH featuring select PORTRAIT SERIES
Features works by LoveisLoveisLove and participants of LLL’s Photography Masterclass Series

Exhibition Dates:  October 31 to November 30
Opening Reception: November 1,  5:30 PM– 7:30 PM 
Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts
1859 Kingston Road

Love Lives in Scarborough presents photographic artworks produced by LoveisLoveisLove (LLL) paired with personal narratives submitted by the subjects of the photos, highlighting the diverse experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals living in the Scarborough community.

This exhibit also features select Portrait Series of two up-and-coming photographers, Shingruf Chughtai and James Ip, who participated in LLL’s Photography Masterclass. Each of their works are presented as a series of portraits that can be seen to compliment Love Lives in Scarborough by continuing to shed light on the human experience within Scarborough. 

 

ARTIST STATEMENT + BIO

Love Lives in Scarborough by LoveisLoveisLove

The Love Lives in Scarborough exhibition is a project which highlights the experiences of LGBTQ+ folks living in Scarborough. The … Read More »



SAVE THE DATE: Scarborough Arts’ Annual General Meeting 2017-18

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5th October

Scarborough Arts’ Annual General Meeting 2017-18
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6 to 8 PM
Scarborough Civic Centre, Committee Rooms 1 & 2
150 Borough Drive

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We invite our members, artists, volunteers, organizational partners, program participants, and members of the Scarborough community to join us at our Annual General Meeting 2017-18. Help us 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 2017-2018 year
— A preview of our upcoming 2018-2019 program season
— Scarborough Arts’ 2017-2018 Annual General Meeting
— Performances by our EAST Mixtape Challenge youth participants
— Readings by Healthy Arts for Seniors participants
— Refreshments

This page will be updated as activities are confirmed.

Scarborough Arts members, your presence is important at the Annual General Meeting in order to secure a quorum and … Read More »



Call for Board of Directors 2018-19

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4th October

In advance of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) being held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Scarborough Civic Centre (room location TBD), we are delighted to announce that Scarborough Arts is seeking new Board members who will bring a diverse range of knowledge, skills, leadership, judiciousness and capacity-building to our already dynamic board.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. However, to be “officially” included as a Director in our 2018-19 fiscal year, you will need to apply by October 31, 2018.  Interviews will be scheduled the following week (November 5–9, 2018).

Scarborough Arts is strongly committed to diversity within its community. We welcome applications to the Board from racialized persons / persons of colour, women and women-identified folks, newcomers, refugees, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America and elsewhere, persons with  different abilities, LGBTQ+ folks, and others who will contribute to the further … Read More »




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