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Canadian Citizenship Ceremony with Winter Stations 2019

  • 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…

#EastEndLove

  • March 7, 2019

ABOUT THE #EASTENDLOVE PROJECT Help East End Arts spread some #EastEndLove! This community-engaged and -led public art project is presented by East End Arts, and uses stencil screen printing, collaborative arts workshops, and public art to spread messages of acceptance,…

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…

Life Drawing 2019

  • January 8, 2019

We are happy to announce that Life Drawing, in collaboration with AGA Arts, will be continuing into 2019! Happening Sundays at St. Matthew's Clubhouse, come draw with us!

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.

St. Matthew’s Clubhouse Open House

  • May 3, 2018
You're invited to join East End Arts at an Open House celebration at St. Matthew's Clubhouse on Saturday, June 9 from 1-5pm, featuring live entertainment, arts activities, food, and more. Free and everyone is welcome!

St. Matthew’s Clubhouse

  • April 25, 2018
St. Matthew's Clubhouse is located at 450 Broadview Avenue in Toronto on the eastern edge of Riverdale Park, and is the home of East End Arts. Owned by the City of Toronto, St. Matthew's Clubhouse serves as an animated arts space and office for East End Arts.

East End Arts Announces New Home at St. Matthew’s Clubhouse

  • April 9, 2018
East End Arts will be moving into a new home at St. Matthew's Clubhouse at the end of April. Owned by the City of Toronto, St. Matthew's Clubhouse will serve as an office and animated arts space. An Open House is planned for later in the Spring to welcome members of the public and together, imagine additional uses for the space.

Community Consultations Summary

  • March 16, 2018
You're invited to read the Community Consultations Summary we've developed, which serves as a support document for artists, arts groups, and community members living and working within east Toronto. This summary is a tool which we hope will continue to unite, inspire, and enhance the important work happening in our vibrant arts and cultural community.

Art MEETS 2018: Call for Artists

  • February 22, 2018
East End Arts seeks artists and arts facilitators to present single-day workshops and experiences as part of the 2018 Art MEETS series of free arts workshops. All creative disciplines and experience levels are welcome to apply by March 30.

Call for Submissions: What’s Your Story?

  • December 1, 2017
The Ontario Book Publishers Organization invites submissions for the 2018 What’s Your Story? Short Prose and Poetry Competition for Emerging Writers. The deadline is January 15, 2018.

Giving Tuesday

  • November 22, 2017
Open your heart on Tuesday, November 28 and consider taking part in an international initiative of generosity and philanthropy called Giving Tuesday.

Community Consultations

  • November 2, 2017
Make your voice heard! East End Arts invites community members to participate in a Community Consultation process to help us #GrowForward. Share your ideas and feedback about arts, culture, and community within Toronto’s east end.

Weekend of Words 2017 – Press Release

  • September 7, 2017
East End Arts presents the 2nd annual Weekend of Words, a free, three-day celebration of language and literary arts from September 15-17 at the East York Civic Centre. The festival features three signature events, plus talks, workshops, activities, and a mix & mingle event for writers.

Main Squared – Press Release

  • August 11, 2017
East End Arts presents Main Squared, a free nine-day arts and community festival that will activate and explore the public square at the corner of Main Street and Danforth Avenue from August 26 to September 3, 2017. Blending contemporary art and community arts projects, the festival will feature art installations, interactive activities, workshops, performances, and more.

What’s Your Story? Writing Competition Results

  • July 14, 2017
The Ontario Book Publishers Organization (OBPO) has announced the winners of the 2nd annual What's Your Story? writing contest. Thank you to all the talented writers who submitted and shared their stories, and congratulations to all the winners!

Main Squared: Call for Volunteers

  • June 30, 2017
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!

Call for Mural Artists

  • March 1, 2017
The Bell Box Murals Project has an open call to paint 6 Bell box murals in the East end during the second week of August 2017. Local artists are encouraged to apply by June 30 for an opportunity to beautify your neighbourhood!

Artist Call: Dawes Crossing Community Animator

  • March 1, 2017
Apply to be the Dawes Crossing Community Animator this summer. The position will involve spending time at Dawes Crossing, talking to people on and around the site, and organizing one or more free community events that respond to the needs of the immediate community. Apply by April 21, 2017.

What’s Your Story? Call for Submissions

  • January 31, 2017
The submission deadline has been extended and entries are being accepted until May 8 for the 2017 What’s Your Story? Short Prose and Poetry Competition for Emerging Writers. What’s Your Story? celebrates the literary communities in four different community hubs in Toronto.

My City My Six

  • January 13, 2017
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.

Call for Artists: Community Arts Workshops

  • November 30, 2016
East End Arts is looking for people in all areas of the arts who have a passion for teaching, leading, and inspiring others, and who offer Community Arts Workshops. Apply by January 6, 2017.

Giving Tuesday

  • November 21, 2016
Open your heart on Tuesday, November 29 and consider taking part in an international initiative of generosity and philanthropy called Giving Tuesday.

Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural: Celebrating the Artists

  • November 1, 2016
The Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural is a community art project located at Danforth and Coxwell that was designed by lead artist Cristina Delago, and created with the assistance of youth, emerging artist trainees, and community volunteers. The mural aims to celebrate the life and spirit of the community.

Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural Ribbon Cutting

  • September 28, 2016
Join us on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 5:30-7pm to celebrate the completion of the Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural with the mural artists, volunteers, and community partners.

East End Connects: Galleries & Creative Spaces

  • September 28, 2016
East End Arts presents East End Connects: Galleries & Creative Spaces – a free sharing and networking event for artists, galleries, studios, and creative spaces in the East End. Join us on Saturday, November 5, 6-8pm at The Silver Mill.

East York Mural Community Consultation

  • September 1, 2016
Help shape a proposed community mural on the East York Community Centre. Attend a community consultation on September 22, and complete our online form by October 7 to share what is important to you about this east end neighbourhood and tell us what you would like to see included in a new community mural.
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