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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…

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…

#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…

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…

#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…

#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…

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…

#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…

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…

#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…

#EEABlog: 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…

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…

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…

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 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 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 *…

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,…

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