The Scarborough Sign at Bridlewood Mall


Posted on June 1st, by scararts in Recent News. 3 comments

The Scarborough Sign at Bridlewood Mall
The Scarborough Sign at Bridlewood Mall. Photo by Jeff Zhao at Peppercorn Imagine.

EXHIBITION DATES

July 27 – August 10, 2018

WOVEN COMMUNITY FIBRE ARTS ACTIVITIES

Friday, July 27, 11 AM – 1 PM

FREE!

THE SCARBOROUGH SIGN SELFIE CONTEST

August 1 – 27

LOCATION

Bridlewood Mall — Centre Court

2900 Warden Avenue

Join STEPS Initiative for Woven community fibre arts activities! Participate in the communal weaving of yarn pompoms that will adorn The Scarborough Sign as it travels to various neighbourhoods in Scarborough. The resulting community tapestry symbolizes the weaving together of Scarborough’s many communities, cultures, and identities. 

This family-friendly drop-in activity is free and is open to all regardless of age or skill level. 

Showcase your Scarborough pride and take part in The Scarborough Sign Selfie Contest! From August 1 to 27, Scarborough Arts is on the hunt for Scarborough’s Most Creative Selfie. Strike a pose with The Scarborough Sign, post it on your Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #MyScarborough, and you just might win some amazing prize packages! Check out all the details here

About the Artists

STEPS Initiative

STEPS is a public art organization that works at the intersection of culture, community and city-building. Through their work, they seek to inspire cities across Canada and around the world to create welcoming public spaces, through innovative arts activities in the public realm. (stepsinitiative.com)

About The Scarborough Sign

The Scarborough Sign is a community-developed public art initiative that showcases and brings together Scarborough’s many artistic communities through events, workshops, and a mobile art installation.

From June to October 2018, a life-sized SCARBOROUGH sign (36’ wide x 5’ tall) will travel to six different neighbourhoods across north and central Scarborough. At each location, the sign will engage local residents in multi-disciplinary arts events, accessible workshops, and site-specific art activities involving different art forms from textile arts, spoken word and poetry, calligraphy, and photography. All activities are free and open to the public. 

Get your selfie sticks out! Travel with the SCARBOROUGH sign this summer and experience all that the Scarborough arts scene has to offer! 

The Scarborough Sign Project is produced in partnership with the City of Toronto's Cultural Hotspot project.

Event Partners





3 responses to “The Scarborough Sign at Bridlewood Mall”

  1. Tracy says:

    I went to the mall tonight to see the sign and it wasn’t there?!

    • scararts says:

      Hi Tracy! We’ve had to do perform some critical structural changes to The Scarborough Sign. It will be at Bridlewood Mall starting this Friday, July 27 until August 10. We hope you can still come out and see it!

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