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#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?

  • October 29, 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…

From the EEA Desk: 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…

East End Spotlight: Winter Stations, 2020!

  • February 10, 2020

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

East End Spotlight: Hanan Hazime

  • January 7, 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 January 2020, we are shining a spotlight on Hanan Hazime,…

East End Spotlight: ArtCave

  • November 4, 2019

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 November 2019, we are shining a spotlight on ArtCave, a…

East End Spotlight: Ryan Phyper

  • October 3, 2019

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 October 2019, we are shining a spotlight on Ryan Phyper,…

East End Spotlight: Meral Pasha

  • September 5, 2019

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 September 2019, we are shining a spotlight on Meral Pasha,…

East End Spotlight: Errol Nazareth

  • August 5, 2019

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 August 2019, we are shining a spotlight on CBC Host…

East End Spotlight: Crow’s Theatre

  • July 2, 2019

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece featured in our newsletter, East End Arts News, where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For July 2019, we are…

East End Spotlight: Jerry Silverberg

  • June 4, 2019

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece featured in our newsletter, East End Arts News, where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For June 2019, we are…

Net(work): Dollars & Sense Recap

  • May 31, 2019

On Thursday May 16, 2019, East End Arts presented Net(work): Dollars & Sense, a professional development and networking event held at Connections Gallery! The evening was facilitated and hosted by Dawn Laing, of Notion, and featured a panel of three…

East End Spotlight: Caerina Abrenica

  • May 6, 2019

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece featured in our newsletter, East End Arts News, where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces that we want to shine a spotlight on💙! For May 2019, we are…

East End Spotlight: Lara Lucretia

  • April 1, 2019

East End Spotlight is a monthly news piece featured in our newsletter, East End Arts News, where we highlight east end artists, arts organizations and creative spaces that we want to shine a spotlight on 💙! For April 2019, we…

Winter Stations Pop-up for Kids Recap

  • March 25, 2019

On Sunday March 23rd, 2019, East End Arts, in collaboration with Small Print Toronto, engaged with creative city builders ages 4-12 to experience Winter Stations in a unique way: a tour of the 2019 installations, followed by a pop-up arts…

Canadian Citizenship Ceremony with Winter Stations 2019 Recap

  • March 13, 2019

On Wednesday March 6th, East End Arts, in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and Winter Stations, presented a unique arts-based Canadian Citizenship Ceremony! The ceremony itself took place indoors at the Kew Beach Lawn Bowling Club, where 27 new Canadians were…

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