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#EEABlog: East End Arts’ 2021 Local Holiday Gift Guide!

  • November 24, 2021

East End Arts is encouraging you to shop and support local businesses and creators this holiday season in east Toronto and beyond! You've likely read the statistics: giant corporations like Amazon have seen their profits grow more than 200% since…

November East End Spotlights

  • November 2, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! November East End Artist Spotlights For November 2021, we…

October East End Spotlights

  • October 5, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! October East End Artist Spotlights For October 2021, we…

#EEABlog: A Thought on Public Art from Paula Fletcher

  • October 4, 2021

This month of the #EEABlog, we invited one of our local Councillors, Paula Fletcher, to reflect on Toronto's Year of Public Art, and what it means to her.  A Thought on Public Art from Paula Fletcher I always say that…

September East End Spotlights

  • September 1, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! September East End Artist Spotlights For September 2021, we…

#EEABlog: Re-Imagining “Normal”

  • July 30, 2021

This month of the #EEABlog, we are reflecting on our most recent 2021 Arts Survey, and reflecting on the changes we want to see in a post-pandemic world. Re-Imagining "Normal" Our East End Arts Survey looked a little different for…

August East End Spotlights

  • July 23, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! August East End Artist Spotlights For August 2021, we…

#EEABlog: Small Art, Big Impact – The Rock Snake

  • June 30, 2021

Small Art, Big Impact: The World's Longest Rock Snake on Kew Beach “How One Special Community, Participatory Arts Project has helped to Unite and Inspire Communities in East Toronto and Beyond” As a Community Arts Organization, we truly believe in…

July East End Spotlights

  • June 30, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! July East End Artist Spotlights For July 2021, we…

#EEABlog: 40 Years of Pride Toronto

  • May 31, 2021

40 Years of Pride Toronto - Looking Back and Looking Ahead This month we invited two talented guest writers to share their thoughts on the 40th Anniversary of Pride Toronto, and to think about where Pride will be in another…

June East End Spotlights

  • May 28, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! June East End Artist Spotlights For June 2021, we…

May East End Spotlights

  • April 28, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! May East End Artist Spotlights For April 2021, we…

#EEABlog: Asian Heritage Month is Every Month

  • April 27, 2021

Asian Heritage Month is Every Month By, Chelsea Cameron-Fikis This month is “Asian Heritage Month”, and according to the Government of Canada’s website, this is a month “for all Canadians to learn more about the many achievements and contributions of…

April East End Spotlights

  • April 6, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! April East End Artist Spotlights For April 2021, we…

#EEABlog – A Spoonful of Art Helps the Medicine Go Down

  • April 1, 2021

A Spoonful of Art Helps the Medicine Go Down At the end of March, East End Arts staff, along with our colleagues from the other LASOs and The Toronto Arts Foundation, got a little science lesson over Zoom! We thought…

#EEABlog – #ChooseToChallenge for International Women’s Day

  • March 4, 2021

This month on the #EEABlog, our Communications Manager, Chelsea, sat down with some local women who work in the arts sector of Toronto to hear their thoughts and ideas around this year's theme for International Women's Day: #ChooseToChallenge! *Banner image…

March East End Spotlights

  • March 2, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For March 2021, we got in touch with some…

February East End Spotlights

  • February 3, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For February 2021, we got in touch with some…

January Staff Spotlights

  • January 13, 2021

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For January 2021, we decided to do something a…

#EEABlog: East End Arts’ 2020 Local Holiday Gift Guide!

  • November 25, 2020

East End Arts is encouraging you to shop and support local businesses and creators this holiday season in east Toronto and beyond! There’s no doubt that it’s been a rough year for everyone, notably local businesses and creators who have…

#EEABlog: Why is public art so important now, and for the future?

  • November 1, 2020

This month on the #EEABlog, we're chatting all about public art! [Photo above is a recent mural on Danforth Avenue, completed by Elicser Elliott, Nick Sweetman, Sight and Spyone]. Cities gain value through public art – cultural, social, and economic…

November East End Spotlights

  • October 29, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For November 2020, we got in touch with some…

#EEABlog: Indigenous Beadwork is #NotVanishing

  • October 6, 2020

This month we invited Adam Garnet Jones, the lead artist of our program BYOBeads, to share some of his thoughts around the importance of 'keeping Indigenous beadwork alive and in the public realm'. We love what he had to share…

October East End Spotlights

  • October 5, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For October 2020, we got in touch with some…

#EEABlog: Key Insights from our 2020 Arts Survey

  • September 3, 2020

Earlier this year, we conducted our second arts-audience survey to gather opinions from our east Toronto communities. While the outbreak of COVID-19 cut our survey window short, we received so much useful feedback! Read below to learn more! As a…

September East End Spotlights

  • August 31, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For September 2020, we got in touch with some…

#EEA Blog: “My four-month virtual internship”

  • August 25, 2020

This month our Communications & Development Intern, Rishit Shah, wrote about his "virtual internship" experience with East End Arts this past summer!  From a Zoom first day to a Zoom farewell, this phase zoomed in on a whole other world!…

August East End Spotlights!

  • August 5, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight a series of east end artists, arts organizations, creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For August 2020, we got in touch with some…

#EEABlog – COVID-19: A Pivotal Moment for Community Arts

  • July 26, 2020

This month our Executive Director, Shana Hillman, took some time to talk about our role as a Community Arts Organization, and how community arts will play a crucial role in the recovery of our communities and our City. "Since the…

July East End Spotlights!

  • July 1, 2020

- East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For July 2020, we got in touch with different artists…

#EEABlog – ArtMEETS At Home

  • June 30, 2020

This month on the EEA Blog we're talking about our popular summer program, ArMEETS! Right about now, in a “normal” year, some of you would be getting ready to join us for an exciting lineup of summer ArtMEETS workshops! This…

#EEABlog – PRIDE in PLACE: Pride Events, 2020

  • June 15, 2020

This month on the EEA Blog we're talking about PRIDE 2020 and giving you some ideas on how to celebrate this year! In Toronto the first Pride was a picnic. Held on Toronto Island in 1970, the Gay Day Picnic…

#EEABlog: How COVID-19 Has Changed Us

  • June 3, 2020

Introducing our first official "blog post". Stay tuned for more to come! We wrote this post collaboratively from our makeshift, quarantine, at-home office spaces, likely with our sweatpants on, and our hair up in a messy bun and/or washed and…

June East End Spotlights!

  • June 3, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For June 2020, we got in touch with different artists &…

May East End Spotlights!

  • May 8, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For May 2020, we got in touch with a few more…

April East End Spotlights!

  • April 8, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For April 2020, we got in touch with a few different…

East End Spotlight: Natalie Very B.

  • March 5, 2020

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces & professionals that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For March 2020, we are shining a spotlight on Natalie Very…

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