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Write On!

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30th October

The Scarborough Seniors Write (SSW) program is now fully underway! We’ve had several tremendous workshops so far, thanks to our incredible instructor David Bester and Scarborough’s amazing seniors. The Kennedy/Eglinton Library has been an fantastic partner, allowing us to use their space as the centre for the program activities.

Their meeting room has had a full house for the past few weeks, with writers sharing stories based on prompts provided by David during the classes. For one of the exercises, the participants were given the same challenge that Ernest Hemingway was rumoured to have been given by his peers: write a story in six words. Exercises like these have gotten the creative juices flowing! The talent we’ve seen so far promises very exciting finished work by the end of the program.

Starting in January, we’ll be moving to the digital component of … Read More »



Holiday Dreams Exhibition: Call for Members’ Artwork

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23rd October

 

SA members—the Bluffs Gallery wants your wintry and holiday-themed artwork of all styles and mediums! Non-seasonal work is also welcome.

Drop-off period is Wednesday, November 6 through to Tuesday, November 12, during our hours of operation (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm).

You may submit up to 2 pieces that have not previously been exhibited at SA. Artwork must be dropped off at the Bluffs Gallery, wired and ready to hang. For non-hanging items such as jewellery, knitted goods, and pottery, you may submit up to 6 pieces.

Space is limited! Works will be included on a first come, first served basis.

To reserve your spot, please call Susan ASAP at 416-698-7322.

Holiday Dreams at the Bluffs Gallery will run until January 6, 2014.

 



Scarborough Arts Annual Report 2013

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23rd October

 

The latest Scarborough Arts annual report has arrived!

Learn all about the great programs we ran, goals we’ve achieved, and invaluable support we’ve received over the past year—plus some exciting plans for the future.

Download the PDF here!

 



Scarborough Arts Annual General Meeting

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30th September

RSVP Here!

The AGM will also include a report on the consultation process for the Scarborough Arts Centre. Haven’t completed the survey yet? Have your say before October 9th! http://scarborougharts.com/artscentre/

To RVSP, visit https://scarboroughartsagm.eventbrite.ca/ or contact us at office@scarborougharts.com or 416 698-7322



EAST Music Collective – Calling Emerging Youth Musicians

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29th July

New Deadline – September 27th!
EAST Application Form

Deadline to Apply: September 27, 2013

For more information on EAST, visit www.eastcollective.ca, call 416 698-7322 or email east@scarborougharts.com

EAST is presented by Scarborough Arts in collaboration with Agincourt Community Services, Boys and Girls of East Scarborough, Heart Beatz, Phase One Studios, JVS Toronto and Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre. EAST is generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Intact Financial Group and Toronto Community Foundation- Vital Youth.



Culture Days Scarborough Information Session

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18th April

May 29th, 2:00 – 3:30pm at 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough (the Scarborough Arts office).

Find out about the many available resources, tools, and tips that can make your Culture Days activities a success. Meet and network with other Culture Days activity organizers and find out what is being planning in your community.

Space is limited, so RSVP now by clicking here!

What is Culture Days?

Culture Days is a collaborative movement to encourage awareness, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. Now in its third year, this Canada-wide celebration represents the largest-ever public participation campaign undertaken by the arts and cultural community in this country. Culture Days will feature free hands-on activities that invite the public to participate in the “behind-the-scenes” world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers… in their community. Through this exchange, artists … Read More »



35 years of Scarborough Arts

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8th March

Scarborough Arts members are invited to submit work to the upcoming exhibition



Call for Youth Participants: EAST Documentary Collective

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5th February

EAST is calling for youth between the ages of 15 to 19 who are interested in videography and new media documentation for the EAST Documentary Collective!

Presented by Scarborough Arts, EAST is a project creating a buzz and attracting attention from aspiring young musicians, new media journalists and youth interested in getting into the arts and entertainment industry. EAST is made up of three components: Project Management Collective, Music Collective and Documentary Collective.

EAST Documentary Collective is a collaborative project where members will learn how to use a DSLR for videography, storyboard, and shoot and edit documentaries and music videos. Basic equipment is provided. The new Documentary Collective will begin late March and will run until August 2013.

REGISTER

To register or for more information, contact EAST Coordinator, Jen D. Fabico at (416) 698-7322 or east@scarborougharts.com

Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Follow EAST … Read More »



2013 Summer Changes

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10th December

For the past nine years, Scarborough Arts has hosted “Art in the Park”, our annual outdoor Art Show & Sale at the Harrison Estate grounds.

As we continue to grow and develop as an organization, we are constantly searching for new partnership opportunities and fruitful collaborations.

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce a new partnership with the Midland Park Community Association which hosts Birkdale Art in the Park! With this new partnership, We will no longer be hosting Art in the Park here at Scarborough Arts, but joining our members and art community at the beautiful Birkdale parkland venue.

Together with the support and promotional assistance of Scarborough Arts, the Midland Park Community Association will present Birkdale Art in the Park, 2013.

Artists and vendors of all types will be invited to submit to the one-day art sale. The tentative event date … Read More »



Creative Showcase

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16th September

Check out the creative talents of our Scarborough Arts members!

Members: to submit material to this page,  email news@scarborougharts.com




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