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34th Annual Juried Exhibition: Introspection

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1st November

34TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION: INTROSPECTION

Today, where everyone is dealing with the anxieties of daily life, it is often difficult to take time to reflect on our thoughts and feelings, to sit back and ask ourselves one question, ‘Who am I?’.

This year, Scarborough Arts invites you to join us on an introspective journey. It is a time to focus on ourselves, to develop a more thorough understanding of our core values, capabilities, and ambitions. It is a moment to realize our challenges and triumphs. Through your art, you can explore yourself in abstract and creative ways.

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EXHIBITION DATES:November 23 – December 12

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

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OPENING RECEPTION:November 23, 12–4 PM

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ABOUT THE SCARBOROUGH ARTS ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS

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Youth Playwrights Hub 2020

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1st November

Join the Scarborough Youth Playwrights Hub!

Have you always wanted to join a theatre group? Test out your writing skills? Try something exciting and new? Join the Youth Playwrights Hub!

The Youth Playwrights Hub is BACK! We, once again, are partnering with Tarragon Theatre to offer free play creation opportunities to youth living in Scarborough! Sign up for nine free playwriting workshops hosted at Scarborough Arts from 6 – 8 pm on Thursday nights from January 9 – March 12th, 2020. This program is open to any and all youth currently attending high school in Scarborough. 

Each participant will work toward developing their own short play that will be shared with the public this spring! These sessions will be co-facilitated by Caitie Graham and Charles Marco Diokno Manzo. 

To be a part of this FREE writing hub all we ask is for you to … Read More »



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

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31st October

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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 … Read More »


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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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

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

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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 »




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