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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…

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**Please Note: As of June 1, 2020, this page is no longer being updated on a regular basis.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,…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

#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…

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…

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…

Submit Your Local Arts Events & Arts Opportunities!

  • April 25, 2019

Local Events Calendar! Did you know that East End Arts brought back our Local Events Calendar? This is a feature that allows local arts and culture organizations in east Toronto to submit their upcoming events, shows, programs, workshops, etc. to…

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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