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September East End Spotlights – IN VIEW 2022

  • August 30, 2022

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💙! This month we are spotlighting the 20 amazing artists…

#EEABlog: Talking Textiles with Norwin Anne

  • August 8, 2022

With our current programs, TAPESTRY and ArtMEETs, being so textile-focused we've had sustainability in textiles and fashion on our mind. This month we invited Norwin Anne, a Filipinx textile based artist, eco-culture communicator and (re)maker/designer, to write about these incredibly…

August East End Spotlights

  • August 5, 2022

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 2022, we…

July East End Spotlights

  • July 6, 2022

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 2022, we…

June East End Spotlights

  • June 3, 2022

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 2022, we…

April East End Spotlights

  • April 4, 2022

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 2022, we…

#EEABlog: Trans Love for Transgender Day of Visibility

  • March 4, 2022

This month, in recognition of International Transgender Day of Visibility, the East End Arts team put together a listicle that we hope you'll find useful and informative!  Did you know that every year on March 31st it's International Transgender Day…

March East End Spotlights

  • March 4, 2022

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💙! March East End Artist Spotlights For March 2022, we…

February East End Spotlights

  • January 31, 2022

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💙! February East End Artist Spotlights For February 2022, we…

January Staff Spotlights, 2022

  • January 10, 2022

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 2022, we decided to do something a…

#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…

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