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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 »



10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now

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17th September

10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now 
The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!
 
Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. 
 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.

UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect John Hamilton Andrews in a popular style of the 1960s called “Brutalism”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes … Read More »



PRESS RELEASE: The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest

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5th September

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2019. Scarborough, Ontario — Scarborough Arts is thrilled to announce the return of The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest, with more amazing prizes to win!

 

Enter The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest now until September 20, 2019 to win a variety of spectacular prize packages! Participants have the chance to win passes for two to Fox Theatre, Art Gallery of Ontario, and Aga Khan Museum, gift certificates to Spirit Yoga Studio and Wine Lounge, and Estheticare Day Spa and Salon, and swag bags from LUSH, Above Ground Art Supplies, Art Market, IKEA, and Canadian Tire!

 

Participants will receive the chance to win signed copies of books written by award-winning and up-and-coming Scarborough-based authors! Titles include “That Time I Loved … Read More »


ON NOW AT THE BLUFFS GALLERY: Colours of Your Soul

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4th September

Colours of Your Soul
ARTIST STATEMENT

Anna Azucena’s series, “Colours of Your Soul” is her rendition/interpretation of the Chakras (The 7 circular energy points in the body). With the amount of negativity happening around the world, she wanted to share key knowledge about our bodies and the energy that is overflowing in, through and outside of us.

a.i.Azucena is a Toronto Latina Artist that uses her creativity to spread love through whimsical textured Art, Spiritual Worlds of Sacred Geometry and the Chakras.

As her spirit and mind grows so does the art she creates for others. Her goal has always been to spread positive energy and knowledge using all forms of art she’s learned along her journey.

EXHIBITION INTRODUCTION

In a world where we are constantly comparing ourselves to others and taught the order of living, trying to find out true selves can be difficult and may seem unnecessary. … 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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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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34th Annual Juried Exhibition Payment Page

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3rd September

Thank you for your interest in submitting to Scarborough Arts’ 34th Annual Juried Exhibition: Introspection. Choose an option from the dropdown menu below then click ‘Buy Now’. The link will take you to a different PayPal page where your payment will be processed.

Submission Fee

Current Scarborough Arts Members Submission Fee $30.00 CADSubmission Fee + 1-year Scarborough Arts Membership $45.00 CADYouth Submission Fee $20.00 CADNon-Scarborough Arts Member Submission Fee $50.00 CAD


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 »



Arts sains pour personnes du troisième âge (ASPTA) 2019

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14th August

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L’organisme des Arts Scarborough invite toutes les personnes âgées de plus de 55 ans et qui s’intéressent à faire la cuisine, à la photographie et/ou à la narration à s’inscrire à notre programme des Arts sains pour les personnes du troisième âge!

Arts sains pour personnes du troisième âge (ASPTA) est un programme annuel gratuit consacré à la narration et présenté par les Arts Scarborough, en partenariat avec le East Scarborough Storefront  et l’Association des services communautaires d’Agincourt. Cette année l’ASPTA a choisi d’explorer la photographie, l’art de la narration, et les arts culinaires : Il envisage de couronner le tout en créant un livre de cuisine aux accents culturels!

Se réunissant 12 fois au cours de septembre et octobre, les participants se trouveront en pleine cuisine à explorer leur héritage culturel en cuisinant, en partageant des recettes et en prenant part à … Read More »


The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest

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12th August

The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest STARTS August 28!

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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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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 »




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