PRESS RELEASE: Scarborough Arts Welcomes New Program Manager, Emily Peltier

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October 31, 2019. Scarborough, ON— Scarborough Arts is pleased to welcome our new Program Manager, Emily Peltier. Emily started her role at Scarborough Arts on September 17th, 2019. Emily brings a decade of experience in program development, curation, community arts, and arts activism. Emily is a fierce advocate for 2SLGBTQ+ communities and upholds this through her grassroots and community focused curatorial work. 


Emily’s experience includes working as an independent curator and writer. She is the co-creator and curator of the world’s first, and only, miniature 2SLGBTQ+ gallery and collective, Glory Hole Gallery. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from OCAD University and has curated and co-curated exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Blank Canvas Gallery, Critical Distance, The ArQuives, and community centers in Toronto. Her exhibitions have been featured in two consecutive Nuit Blanche Toronto events, as well as Nuit Rose. She is formerly the Curatorial Programs Coordinator at Critical Distance Centre for Curators.


“I am extremely honoured for this opportunity to serve the Scarborough community in this role. I am looking forward to contributing my experience to already existing programs, as well as to develop new and innovative ways for the Scarborough community to engage with the arts.” Emily Peltier – Program Manager, Scarborough Arts 


As Program Manager at Scarborough Arts, Emily oversees all of our arts and community programming including SA Suites, EAST Youth Collective, Healthy Arts for Seniors, and The Scarborough Sign, among others. 


Read Emily’s full biography here. Visit Emily’s website for her full CV.


You can get in touch with Emily at / 416-698-7322.



Scarborough Arts, a non-profit, charitable organization, is the only arts organization of its kind specifically serving the Scarborough community through innovative arts and culture programs for citizens of all ages. We bring arts to the community and community to the arts.


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Kali Banner

Marketing and Communications Coordinator 

Scarborough Arts 


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