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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.

Volunteer for Art of the Danforth

  • August 16, 2016
Art of the Danforth is a free neighbourhood art event happening August 20-28. There are a variety of volunteer roles that you can assist with, and you are invited to join the Art of the Danforth team.

Call for Volunteers & Materials

  • July 29, 2016
Take part in creating the new Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural at Danforth & Coxwell. We are looking for Volunteers and Materials.

Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural

  • June 29, 2016
This summer, the Coxwell Laneway Mosaic Mural will be created on the wall that wraps around the Coxwell TTC Station. This community project, designed by lead artist Cristina Delago, and created with the assistance of youth and emerging artist trainees and community volunteers, aims to celebrate the life and spirit of the community.

Luminato: Trove – East End

  • May 30, 2016
Trove: A View of Toronto in 50 of Its Treasures is a 10th anniversary Luminato project that celebrates what makes this city special. The Luminato Festival is June 10-26. See a list of the east end Trove locations.

Wanted: Your Unused Paint!

  • May 30, 2016
Do you have at least 1/2 can, or more, of unused latex or acrylic PAINT you would like to donate? We are looking for donations to help paint Main Square (Main & Danforth) during the Village Square Fair event for 100In1Day Toronto on June 4, 2016.

Linsmore Tavern Mural

  • May 14, 2016
The historic Lismore Tavern, located at 1298 Danforth Avenue, is getting a spring makeover! Its back wall directly faces the Greenwood TTC station, and will soon be painted with a community mural created by artist Jim Bravo. FEEDBACK WANTED by May 20.

EXPO 2025 Canada Community Consultation

  • May 6, 2016
You are invited to attend an EXPO 2025 Canada Community Consultation on Monday, May 16, 6-8pm at Ralph Thornton Centre. Expos happen every five years in varying host cities around the world. Learn more about the Expo 2025 Canada initiative.

What’s Your Story?

  • May 2, 2016
Everyone has a story — what's yours? Enter the OBPO's What's Your Story? Short Prose and Poetry Competition for Emerging Writers by May 9, 2016. Event details coming soon.

Call for Proposals

  • January 14, 2016
This call is for curators, artists, producers, or organizers to propose a set of projects for Art of the Danforth 2016. The deadline for submissions is February 5, 2016.

Employment

  • December 4, 2015
Learn about employment opportunities at East End Arts.

Dawes Crossing Events Call

  • December 1, 2015
Now accepting proposals for community events/activities to be held at Dawes Crossing in 2016. Up to $500 per event available in funding. Deadline: February 1, 2016.

Giving Tuesday

  • November 18, 2015
Open your heart on Tuesday, December 1st and consider taking part in an international initiative of generosity and philanthropy called Giving Tuesday.

Graffiti Alley East

  • October 20, 2015
Modelled on the Graffiti Alley West at Rush Lane, this project brought a number of talented local street artists together to beautify the laneway walls running South of Gerrard between Rhodes Avenue and Craven Road in Toronto, in the middle of the Gerrard India Bazaar.

Inspired By…Map

  • October 1, 2015
How does the space we travel through inspire us? These are stories from the east end.

Transitions Mural

  • August 27, 2015
Acclaimed artist Sean Martindale worked with East End Arts to create Transitions, a new mural for the east end community at Coxwell and Danforth.

SHIFT: Zone 9 of the Pan Am Path

  • July 30, 2015
East End Arts and Friends of the Pan Am Path launched SHIFT on July 11, 2015 with an Arts Relay guided bike tour featuring a variety of temporary and permanent art installations and murals created to celebrate arts in the east end of Toronto.

SHIFT Art – Pan Am Path Zone 9

  • June 29, 2015
Shift features a variety of temporary and permanent art installations and murals in Zone 9 of the Pan Am Path Art Relay, created to celebrate arts in the east end of Toronto.

Dawes Crossing Community Events

  • June 14, 2015
Enjoy free, family-friendly, and participatory activities at Dawes Crossing, a public art installation and community meeting place located at the intersection of Dawes Road and Victoria Park Avenue in Toronto.

My One Demand: Community Film Screening

  • June 4, 2015
Part of the Luminato Festival, My One Demand is a live, interactive film about unrequited love, shot on the streets of Toronto. Attend a free Community Film Screening on June 26 at Children's Peace Theatre.

100in1day Toronto East

  • May 26, 2015
100in1day Toronto takes place June 6, 2015 across the city, including tons of free, family-friendly activities in the east end. It is a global festival of civic engagement, inviting people to imagine the possibilities for our city, unite, and participate in small initiatives to spark change.

Call for Submissions: Short Films By YOU

  • March 28, 2015
East End Arts is accepting one-minute original Short Films By YOU to share at our Movie Night celebration of National Canadian Film Day on April 29. Submission deadline is April 22, 2015.

Dawes Crossing: Call for Proposals

  • February 17, 2015
Call for Proposals: Community Activation of DAWES CROSSING. Receive up to $500 to produce a community event at the site of a unique outdoor sculpture at Victoria Park Ave & Dawes Road in Toronto's east end. Deadline: April 20, 2015

Let’s Go to the AGO!

  • January 28, 2015
The AGO Community Access Initiatives aim to remove financial barriers and allow people across Toronto to visit the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) free of charge.

National Canadian Film Day: Poll

  • January 27, 2015
National Canadian Film Day is April 29, 2015. We want to celebrate by watching a great Canadian film with you! Help us decide which of these great films to screen in the east end.

Giving Tuesday

  • November 26, 2014
Open your heart on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 and consider taking part in an international initiative of generosity and philanthropy called Giving Tuesday.

Brush Wars

  • October 2, 2014
Brush Wars is a FREE, family-friendly, informal and fun community event. Create, have fun, win prizes and express your love for Toronto's east end along the way.
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