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CURRENT AND UPCOMING
Cultural Hotspot East
From May through October 2017, the Cultural Hotspot program will shine a spotlight on arts, culture, and community in East York and the East end, inspiring new ideas about where culture thrives in Toronto. Explore a list of Cultural Hotspot SPARK and Signature community events!
My City My Six
My City My Six is a participatory public art project that will reveal Toronto and its residents in celebration of Canada 150, six words at a time. Take your story to the next level! Register for an upcoming community arts workshop and turn your six-word story into a visual work of art to be displayed in a My City My Six exhibition at the East York Civic Centre from September 15-17.
Ankon: Paint & Brush – Mural Unveiling
Join talented youth artists from the Ankon: Paint & Brush by Youth Workshops, along with member of Bangladesh Centre and Community Services (BCCS), Mural Routes, and East End Arts in celebrating the unveiling of a mural on August 19, 1-4pm at 2670 Danforth Avenue.
Main Squared is a free arts and community festival that will activate and explore the public square at the corner of Main Street & Danforth Avenue from August 26 to September 3, 2017.
Main Squared: Call for Volunteers
Main Squared is a free arts and community festival that will activate and explore the public square at the corner of Main Street & Danforth Avenue from August 26 to September 3, 2017. There are a variety of volunteer roles that we are looking for assistance with, and we invite you to join the Main Squared team!
Weekend of Words
Weekend of Words is a free, three-day celebration of language and literary arts from September 15-17 at the East York Civic Centre. Featuring the My City My Six exhibition of six-word stories, a showcase of East End Poetry, readings by the winners of the What’s Your Story? East York contest, and more!
What’s Your Story, East Toronto?
What’s Your Story? is a free celebration of reading and writing in East Toronto, and is part of the Weekend of Words. Join us on September 17 from 12-5pm as we gather to honour the stories and voices of East Toronto. You’re invited to participate in one of the engaging writing workshops, and express yourself creatively during the friendly open mic session.
2017 Summer Arts Camps in Toronto’s East End
Explore a list of creative local Summer Arts Camps in Toronto’s east end. Children will share artistic experiences, make new friends, and express their creativity through these fun summer programs.
Animating Danforth East
ArtCave presents Animating Danforth East – a series of free animation workshops for kids, youth, and adults, held by emerging and established local artists and animators from May-September & an exhibition and animation festival from September 16-23. A Cultural Hotspot SPARK Project.