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September 2019

Washed Ashore-Art To Save The Sea

Saturday, September 21 - Friday, November 1
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Washed Ashore is an aesthetically powerful art installation that is built completely from plastics found in oceans and waterways around the world. A first for Canada, this unique exhibit educates about the negative and devastating effects of plastic pollution and to spark positive changes in consumer habits. Each year, sea birds, whales, seals, sea turtles and other marine life die after ingesting plastic or becoming entangled in the plastic debris and approximately 300 million pounds of plastic is produced globally…

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Daily Pre-School Workshops at Main Street Kids

Saturday, September 21 - Friday, December 20
Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
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$25
Pre-School Programs at Main Street Kids

Main Street Kids Pre-School Workshops run each weekday and offer enhanced hands-on learning activities that inspire and encourage children ages 2 –4 years. Children will get their hands into learning while being introduced to a variety of topics. Pre-reading, number/letter recognition, science and math are explored through these workshops in a fun and creative way. See website for registration information.

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After-School Workshops with Homework Club

Saturday, September 21 - Friday, December 20
Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
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$25

Main Street Kids after-school workshops are fun and educational and include free pick up service to centre from local schools. Children will be offered a healthy snack and get ready to participate in a variety of workshops then end off with our homework club to get all their work done! Schools we serve: Parkview, Unionville Public School, William Berczy, Castlemore, St Matthews, St Edwards, Lincoln, Alexander Public School, John McCree… just to name a few!

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Fall Art Classes registration at Art One Academy Markham!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Monday, February 3, 2020
Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Art One Academy Markham offers a high quality education and instruction in the visual art with the learning environment that is as unique as each student and art classes for all ages, skill levels and abilities. Our programs has been designed to combine the fundamentals of drawing, painting and sculpture into exceptional program that utilizes a broad range of materials and based on The Ontario Curriculum for Arts. Art history is introduced through hand-on projects that include assignments on Canadian…

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Youth Pottery (6-14) at the MNjcc

Saturday, September 21 - Monday, November 25
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue at Bloor
Toronto, M5S 2J2
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$285

Get creative and make fun, functional projects using pinch pot, coil and slab techniques. Includes materials and firings. POTTERY 1 (ages 6 - 10) Mondays | 4:30 - 5:30 pm September 9 - November 25 Wednesdays | 4:30 - 5:30 pm September 11 - November 13 Saturdays | 9:00 - 10:30 am *NEW* September 14 - November 9 POTTERY 2 (ages 11 - 14) *NEW* Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm September 14 - November 9 (No classes September…

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Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, September 21 - Wednesday, December 18
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Kids will grow their creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art class that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. The instructors will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets one-on-one guidance and time with the instructor. This is a perfect beginner to intermediate class to try different art materials and experiment with techniques to build…

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Toronto Biennial of Art

Saturday, September 21 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday, December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Multiple Locations in Toronto Toronto, ON Canada
Free

Launching September 21, 2019, the Toronto Biennial of Art is a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. For 72 days, Toronto and surrounding areas will be transformed by free exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect our local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. The inaugural Biennial will present over 100 works by Canadian, Indigenous, and International artists installed at more than 10 sites on or near…

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McMichael Art Bus

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Art Bus will run on October 19 and not October 20.
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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$15

The McMichael Art Bus is back! From June through October, get on board the Art Bus on Sunday's* that will travel from downtown Toronto directly to the McMichael in Kleinburg. For only $15 + general admission, spend the day viewing the exhibitions, walking the grounds and perusing the Gallery Shop.

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Learn to Paint PA Day Camp Bundle

Monday, September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Register for a full year of PA Day Camps: Get 7 PA Day Painting Camps for the price of 6! On York Region PA Days, we get out our brushes and explore the world of painting! We begin each camp with guided step-by-step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the freedom to paint anything they choose, with personalized instruction from a professional artist instructor. For kids who want to learn painting,…

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P.A Day Camp for Peel & Halton Designated Days

Tuesday, September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Resiliency & ME, 2444 Hurontario street
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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$60
halton PA Days

Join us for fun filled PA Days! Superhero Arts & Crafts, games, movies so much more! Here is a list of P.D days in Halton/Peel We are now open for registration! All PD Day camps will be held in Mississauga for $60 per day plus HST Hours are 9am-4pm ** Early drop off and late pick up are available for an additional fee Halton Region P.D Days September 16, 2019 October 11, 2019 November 22, 2019 January 31, 2020 February…

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Wee-fun Wednesdays

Wednesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Elman W. Campbell Museum, 134 Main St., S.,
Newmarket, ONT L3Y 3Y7 Canada
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$3

Toddlers aged 1 to 3 are invited to this drop-in session dedicated to making crafts and other activities. Activities will stimulate communication, cooperation and imagination through arts and crafts and playtime. When: Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon Where: Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) Cost: $3 per child and caregivers are required. Weekly Themes: Under the Sea - September 18 Art Attack & Crayon Creations - September 25 Fall Fun - October 2 Thanksgiving - October…

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BSM Stroller Tours

Wednesday, September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
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BSM Stroller Tours

We know it can be tricky to find things to do with a little one! So come and join a group of other moms and babies for a docent-led tour of the BSM. Tours are held on the last Wednesday of every month. $14 for mom and baby (under 5 years of age) | Free for Friends of the BSM | Please register by calling  416-979-7799 x 242 or emailing education@batashoemuseum.ca.

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Barrie Culture Days

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29
City of Barrie Barrie, ON Canada + Google Map
Free
Barrie Culture Days

The City of Barrie is proud to celebrate Culture Days, a Canada-wide celebration designed to catalyze and inspire public participation in arts and culture from September 27 to 29, 2019. Culture Days is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. The first Culture Days was held in September 2010 in over 700 Canadian cities and towns and was a great success. Annually,…

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The Big Draw Festival Toronto 2019

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada
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Free
The Big Draw Festival

Ready. Set. Draw! The world’s largest drawing festival is coming to Toronto History Museums. The free event is open to all-ages and abilities and welcomes everyone who loves to draw to make a mark on their city. Bring your own paints, pencils, and crayons or use those provided to create your own masterpiece. Get inspired by the sites' architecture, artefacts and gardens or participate in a collaborative art project. The Big Draw Festival has attracted more than four million people…

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Culture Days Weekend

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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Free

Enjoy a weekend of free admission as part of Culture Days, Canada’s national celebration of community arts. Explore the Gardiner’s world-renowned collection of ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Europe, China, Japan, and contemporary pottery. Guided tours will take place daily at 2 pm. 10 am – 4 pm | Raku firing on the Plaza Join us for live Raku firing! An exciting pottery technique that has its origins in 16th-century Japan, Raku ware is placed in a container with combustible…

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Culture Days Milton!

Saturday, September 28
Resiliency & ME, 2444 Hurontario street
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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Free

Join us a for a Cultural Extravaganza at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton! Free activities for all! Join us at the Escarpment Hall on Saturday Sept 27 12-4pm for Creative Art & Crafts, with a mindful purpose! Then stay and explore all the amazing cultural and artistic events! Free!

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Oil Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 30, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This is a class for teens and adults to learn and experiment with different oil painting techniques and subject matter. We'll show you all the basics, from creating an underpainting to mixing colour to blending/layering techniques, to value and composition. Studies include master copies of famous painters, still life, landscapes, portraits, and more. Students will have creative license and flexibility with their subject matter and receive personalized instruction suitable to their level and interests. For more information, visit our website:…

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Kinderflute – Luna’s Magic Flute

Saturday, September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Free

Join innovative music teacher Stéphanie Superle for an introductory Kinderflute program. Accompanied by a pianist, she will be sharing the story and music of Luna’s Magic flute. Adapting the tale into a musical story, Stephanie brings Luna to life with lovely illustrations and storytelling. The Kinderflute method, designed for children aged four to eight, incorporates a wide range of games, breathing exercises, listening, movement, and other fun group activities. Kids have so much fun, they don’t even realize they’re learning!…

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October 2019

Art Fundamentals

Saturday, October 5 - Saturday, October 26
Resiliency & ME, 2444 Hurontario street
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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$120

Learn the FUNdamentals of Drawing, Shading, 2D & 3D Design, Sketching, Still Life. Our Art Programs are facilitated by our Child & Youth Care Practitioners. Children & Youth of all exceptionalities are welcome We have 3 classes for ages 3-5, 6-8 & 9-12

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Nuit Blanche at the BSM

Saturday, October 5 @ 7:00 pm - Sunday, October 6 @ 7:00 am
Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
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Nuit Blanche

Join us for Nuit Blanche and experience art all night long! All museum exhibitions are open all night! October 5 @ 7:00 pm - October 6 @ 7:00 am Free Event

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Opera Lab: Movement & Dance

Tuesday, October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 4G1 Canada
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Free

Movement and dance are a key part of storytelling in Dvořák’s Rusalka, a familiar fairytale about a beautiful mermaid who falls in love with a human prince. Discover how ballet is cleverly used in this opera to highlight the divide between the human world and the supernatural. No previous experience with opera is necessary. Participants are selected based on the interest and relevance demonstrated in their online application.

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Halloween Spooktackular!

Friday, October 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Resiliency & ME, 2444 Hurontario street
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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$25

Let's kick start your Kids Halloween fun with a morning of Arts & Crafts on Friday October 11th at 10:30am-11:30am! Ages 0-4yrs. Dress up your littles Ghouls & Goblins, Prince & Princesses & Superheros! Our C.Y.C.P's will be dressed up as well!​

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Thanksgiving Harvest Festival

Monday, October 14
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Free with gallery admission.

Autumn Celebration Drop-in Art Workshop | 11 am to 4 pm Celebrate the changing of the seasons in this family-oriented art workshop inspired by the "Maud Lewis" special exhibition! Visitors will explore the blooming fall colours with paper collages and oil pastels. "The Cow Show" by Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre | 2 to 3 pm | Online reservation required Discover the history of the world on a “moosical” journey from the perspective of the cow, from the dawn of…

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Drawing Techniques Classes at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Wednesday, October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This is a great class for beginners or those looking to sharpen their realistic drawing skills. We’ll use a variety of dry mediums such as pencil, chalk pastel, and coloured pencils to explore the foundations of drawing. Students will learn fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading and blending. Lessons are presented step-by-step, but intermediate level students may choose their own subject matter and receive personalized instruction on their projects. Our small class size ensures that there is more time…

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Watercolour Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Sunday, October 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 8, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Build on your watercolour painting skills in this 8-week advanced course for teens and adults. Students will explore and try a variety of watercolour techniques to create beautiful paintings of different subjects, including landscapes and portraiture. The instructor will cover sky painting techniques, washes and colour layering, painting accurate skin tones and more. Works by artists such as J.M.W Turner and Georgia O’Keefe will be studied. At the end of the course, students will be given time to work on…

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November 2019

The Inside Out Creative Workshops

Saturday, November 9 - Sunday, November 10
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One event on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00 am

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$95 – $150

The Inside Out Creative is a series of workshops and camps for youth ages 9 - 13 based around 3 art forms: dance, music, and dramatic arts, along with mindfulness & mental health practices. We focus on giving kids a fun and interactive experience with their peers while embracing each child’s artistry & guiding them to their unique expression. Our workshop experiences are geared toward youth who are interested in artistically creating. We have one level for kids who have…

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Semi-Nude Life Drawing at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, November 16 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 7, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This 8-week course will teach you a solid foundation of figure drawing, including gesture, proportions, structure and form with various short and long poses. Students will work from a partially clothed model and receive personalized instruction and one-on-one critiques. All model fees are included. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/life-drawing-art-class

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