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Call For Artists: Doorstop Diaries

  • April 1, 2021

East End Arts invites artists to submit an application for Doorstop Diaries! The deadline for this call is May 10, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. ABOUT DOORSTOP DIARIES, AN ART PROGRAM FOR SENIORS Doorstop Diaries is an at-home art program…

Our 2020 Annual Report is here!

  • March 12, 2021

East End Arts’ third Annual Report is now available! Last year was certainly one to remember, and we're proud of all the ways we grew and pivoted in 2020 to respond to the unique needs of our communities. From Food…

Donate to East End Arts This December!

  • December 4, 2020

East End Arts is asking for your financial support this December with a one-time donation to help us reach our goal of $4,200! Our 2020 Story: Staying Connected We are certain that all of you have the same thoughts and…

#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…

Call For Artists: Destination Danforth

  • August 2, 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL HAS NOW PASSED. East End Arts and StreetARToronto invite artists to apply to Destination Danforth! The deadline for this call is August 26, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST. CALL SUMMARY In partnership…

East End Arts is Hiring!

  • June 29, 2020

This job opportunity has now passed. We thank everyone who applied! Work for East End Arts this fall! We're hiring one Canada Summer Jobs position, which will run for an 8-week-long contract. Join us as a Communications and Marketing Assistant!…

Girls Mural Camp Call for Participants!

  • June 24, 2020

The call for Girls Mural Camp participants is now closed. We thank everyone who applied, and look forward to rolling this program out this month! GIRLS MURAL CAMP! Call for Participants: Are you interested in visual arts and murals? Are…

COVID-19 RESOURCES

  • April 9, 2020

**Please Note: As of June 1, 2020, this page is no longer being updated on a regular basis. We have transitioned our Virtual Events listing to our Online Events Calendar. Ways to Support the Arts Community, Tips for Taking Care…

COVID-19 Updates from East End Arts

  • March 16, 2020

**COVID-19 UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OF OUR PROGRAMS ARE CURRENTLY CANCELLED AND/OR ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE** We wanted to take a moment to update you on what we’re doing at East End Arts to respond to the current…

Our 2019 Annual Report Is Here!

  • March 10, 2020

East End Arts’ second Annual Report is now available! We invite you to take a peak and view the highlights of our 2019 year, our most successful to date, which included programs like Crescent Town PhotoVoice, #EastEndLove, Nuit Blanche East…

Call for Artists: ArtMEETS 2020

  • March 6, 2020

THE DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL HAS NOW PASSED. THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO SUBMITTED.  East End Arts invites Artists and Makers to share your skills with the east Toronto community through ArtMEETS, 2020 Summer Edition! The deadline for submissions is…

East End Arts 2020 Survey EXTENDED DEADLINE

  • March 4, 2020

East End Arts has launched a new survey to get to know our East Toronto community members and to shape arts & culture in our neighbourhood! East End Arts 2020 Survey Open from February 7 – March 27, 2020 *…

Call for Artists: Crescent Town Youth Arts Project

  • January 2, 2020

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY TO THE CRESCENT TOWN YOUTH ARTS PROJECT HAS NOW PASSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUBMITTED A PROPOSAL. ABOUT THE CRESCENT TOWN YOUTH ARTS PROJECT The Crescent Town Youth Arts Project is a youth arts program…

Support East End Arts’ $2020 for 2020 Campaign!

  • December 5, 2019

East End Arts’ $2020 for 2020 Help raise money for a great cause in the east Toronto community! This campaign runs from Tuesday December 3 until Tuesday December 31 at midnight  East End Arts is the east end’s local arts…

Press Release: #EastEndLove Wraps Up This Month

  • November 5, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE #EASTENDLOVE CONCLUDES WITH SPECIAL MONTH-LONG EXHIBITION IN EAST TORONTO #EastEndLove, a collaborative art project that uses stencil screen-printed art to spread messages of acceptance and love, wraps up this month with an exhibition of all artworks created at…

Press Release: East End Arts Announces PA Day Camps with ArtCave!

  • October 11, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST END ARTS ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL EAST END FAVOURITE, ARTCAVE! After closing their doors on Danforth Avenue in late August, 2019, ArtCave has now found a new home at St. Matthew’s Clubhouse, in partnership with East…

Press Release: East End Arts Presents Nuit Blanche, East Danforth!

  • September 19, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST END ARTS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL NUIT BLANCHE HUB IN EAST TORONTO! Nuit Blanche Toronto, North America’s largest contemporary art event, joins forces with local arts service organization, East End Arts, to present the first ever Nuit Blanche hub…

Press Release: East End Arts Announces East York Days

  • July 24, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST END ARTS ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF EAST YORK DAYS, A FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES IN EAST TORONTO! East York Days is a celebration of east Toronto community featuring live music by local musicians, an artisan marketplace, and…

Join East End Arts as a Program Coordinator!

  • July 11, 2019

Join the East End Arts team as a Program Coordinator! The deadline to apply is Monday July 29th at 5:00 pm. PROGRAM COORDINATOR Date Posted: July 11, 2019 Application Deadline: July 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm Please note applications will be reviewed…

Nuit Blanche is Coming to East Danforth!

  • June 23, 2019

Nuit Blanche is coming to East Danforth! There are lots of ways to get involved - read on to find out more! Toronto’s sunset to sunrise celebration is the largest contemporary art event in North America. Since its inaugural year…

Call for Proposals – IN VIEW: East Danforth Storefront Installations

  • June 23, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - IN VIEW: East Danforth Storefront Installations Deadline: Wednesday July 31, 2019, 11:59pm Toronto’s sunset to sunrise celebration is the largest contemporary art event in North America. Since its inaugural year in 2006, Nuit Blanche Toronto has featured more than…

Find The Love Mural

  • June 22, 2019

Find The Love is our newest mural in Toronto’s east end on Danforth Avenue! Talented artist Bareket Kezwer worked with East End Arts, alongside The Danny BIA, and the Outdoor Mural & Street Art Program with the city of Toronto,…

Press Release: East End Arts Receives Funding for #EastEndLove

  • June 18, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST END ARTS RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CANADIAN HERITAGE TO GROW #EASTENDLOVE IN EAST TORONTO COMMUNITIES #EastEndLove, a collaborative art project that uses stencil screen-printed art to spread messages of acceptance and love, receives support from…

#EastEndLove Exhibition Dates!

  • June 3, 2019

Our #EastEndLove program continues into the summer! Read on to learn more about our exciting exhibition dates! East End Arts, lead artist Lara Lucretia, and youth mentee Sarafina have hosted four #EastEndLove workshops over the past two months. Together, we’ve worked…

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…

Save the Date: ArtMEETS is Coming Back this Summer!

  • May 6, 2019

I think it is an amazing program. As a starving artist I don't take vacation in [the] summer. I got to meet amazing people and gain some inspiration and learned new techniques. Best part of my summer! The instructors were…

#EastEndLove Program Update!

  • May 5, 2019

The #EastEndLove program is in full swing, and we are thrilled to share some exciting updates with you! East End Arts, lead artist Lara Lucretia, and youth mentee Sarafina have hosted three #EastEndLove workshops over the past two months. Together,…

East End Arts is Hiring!

  • April 25, 2019

THE DEADLINE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS PASSED. Work for East End Arts this summer! We're hiring two summer positions, which will each run for an 8-week-long contract. Join us as a Communications and Development Assistant, or a Programming Assistant. The…

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…

Press Release: Canadian Citizenship Ceremony & Winter Stations 2019

  • March 4, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPECIAL CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY IN CONJUNCTION WITH WINTER STATIONS 2019 TORONTO, March 1, 2019 – East End Arts, in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and Winter Stations, announces a special Canadian Citizenship Ceremony at Kew…

HUMAN ANIMALS at St. Matthew’s Clubhouse

  • February 26, 2019

HUMAN ANIMALS ON NOW! Since January 21, 2019, ARC theatre has been busy transforming our upstairs space at St. Matthew’s Clubhouse for their newest show, HUMAN ANIMALS. A timely and provocative play about humankind's precarious place within the natural world,…

Call for Proposals: ArtMEETS 2019

  • January 21, 2019

THE DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL HAS NOW PASSED. ArtMEETS 2019 make | explore | experience | transform | share ABOUT ArtMEETS ArtMEETS is a series of free arts workshops in Toronto’s east end that invites you to make, explore, experience,…

Call for Proposals: Crescent Town Youth Arts Project

  • January 21, 2019

THE DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL HAS NOW PASSED. ABOUT THE CRESCENT TOWN YOUTH ARTS PROJECT The Crescent Town Youth Arts Project is a pilot youth arts program designed to for youth living in the Crescent Town community. The principal goal…

Call for Volunteers – Website Testing

  • January 5, 2019

The deadline for this opportunity has passed. Call for Volunteers: East End Arts Website Testing East End Arts invites interested volunteers to help in the testing of our new website, set to launch early 2019! Volunteers will be tasked with…

Bells of Peace & Toronto Love at St. Barnabas Church

  • November 9, 2018

MEDIA ALERT EAST END ARTS JOINS ST. BARNABAS CHURCH FOR A DAY OF PEACE AND LOVE Sunday, November 11, 2018, 3:00pm - 5:00pm St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 361 Danforth Avenue, Toronto Press, supporters and community members are invited to join…

Art MEETS Free Workshops

  • June 4, 2018
Art MEETS is a series of eight FREE art-making workshops presented by East End Arts during July and August at St. Matthew's Clubhouse. Led by talented and engaging arts facilitators, each workshop offers an opportunity to learn a new art skill, have fun, and find new and creative ways for self expression.
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