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September 2020

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Sunday, January 17, 2021
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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Winnie the Pooh exploring a classic at the ROM

Experience the timeless and universal appeal of one of the most adored fictional characters of all time – Winnie-the-Pooh –– in this immersive and playful exhibition. Kids and grown-ups of all ages are invited to discover and rediscover the magical world of this much-loved bear and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood. Featuring interactive activities and larger-than-life environments, this exhibition will make you fall in love again with these thoughtful characters and delight in their resourcefulness while appreciating the…

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Welcome Back to the BSM!

Tuesday, September 1 - Thursday, December 31
Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
Bata Shoe Museum Welcome Back

Walk on down to the coolest shoebox in town! With an international collection of over 14,000 shoes, there’s so much to explore. In order to highlight different aspects of the collections, we offer three changing exhibitions as well as one semi-permanent exhibition so that each visit offers new and fascinating for everyone to experience! The BSM officially reopens on Wednesday, July 15 and we can't wait to welcome you back! Visit our website for details on how to purchase advance…

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Immersive Van Gogh

Tuesday, September 1 - Sunday, November 1
Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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Van Gogh Immersive Experience

The world-premiere of the new Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit from the creators of the blockbuster show at Atelier des Lumières seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris. Be immersed in 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projection animating the masters’ oeuvre and illuminating the mind of the genius. Wander through giant projections that highlight brushstroke, detail, and colour as you have never experienced them. Visitors will be immersed in Van Gogh’s works — from his sunny landscapes and night scenes,…

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Beginner Cartooning Class for Kids

Friday, September 11 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, December 12 @ 3:00 pm
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Learn the techniques to draw your favourite cartoon characters from popular movies, anime, and video games, step-by-step in this beginner-friendly virtual art class for kids! In this cartooning and anime drawing class, kids will learn to draw cartoons online through live video chat with their teacher, and learn the techniques and creative process for the art of visual storytelling. Projects include designing your own cute chibi characters, drawing simple backgrounds, and best of all -- learning art and design principles…

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Beginner | LIVE Virtual Photography Class (Photo 101)

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, October 3
$149

Interactive online workshops allowing you to ask questions and get personal with our award-winning photography instructors in small class sizes! Enjoy all the same great classes from the comfort of your own home and available anywhere in Canada or The US! Photo 101: A unique and one of a kind intro digital photography class. Perfect for those looking to get the most out of their camera. We’ll teach you how to shoot in manual mode and get a firm understanding…

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Realistic Drawing Classes for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12
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This intensive drawing class teaches fundamental realistic drawing techniques, suitable for teens and adults looking to improve on their drawing skills. Learn art concepts and techniques for drawing realism such as shading, 3D forms, perspective, blending, realistic linework and principles such as composition. We will learn how to draw realistic people, objects, things in perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to advanced studies in painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such…

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Comics & Manga Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12
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Students will learn the art of illustrated storytelling to create their very own comics and manga! Learn how to make readers laugh, cry and shiver with the art of pacing, panel creation and illustration. Find what style and genre is for you, whether you create the slice of life comic of your dreams or the horror comic of your nightmares! This online art mentorship program teaches the technical aspects behind panel illustration in both black and white and full colour,…

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Open Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 @ 11:00 am - Saturday, December 12 @ 12:30 pm
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Create differently, but together, and learn from each other! Open Art Mentorship is a weekly art jam & critique session that’s customized to the learning needs of a small group of like-minded creative people. This program is open to different art projects from drawing, to sculpture, to experimental painting -- embracing all different styles and mediums. Choose your own art projects, and tread bravely on your creative quest; we are here to guide you and show you the ropes! Your…

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ART-i-Facts

Monday, September 14 - Monday, November 2
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Mondays September 14 to November 2, 2020 (excluding Thanksgiving) 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Learn sketching, drawing, and watercolour techniques, based on historic artworks from the past. A different historic piece will be featured each class, and participants will learn a new technique each week. Led by an artist and Museum Interpreter, this program will ignite imaginations, inspire creativity, and build new skills. The program is for all ages! Material list provided (program cost does not include materials). Advance registration…

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Drawing Foundations Art Classes

Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, December 17
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Drawing foundations are weekly online drawing classes for youth. Students will grow their creative thinking and drawing skills through weekly live video chats with their instructor, covering a variety of different drawing mediums, techniques, and styles. Our instructor 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 personal guidance and online feedback from the instructor. This virtual drawing class is designed for…

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Digital Illustration Art Mentorship for Teens

Tuesday, September 15 - Tuesday, December 15
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Learn more advanced digital painting and illustration techniques through this weekly online class, suitable for teens and adults. Expand your artistic versatility by adding digital art to your artistic toolbelt. This online mentorship program takes student’s artwork to the next level by teaching them advanced digital art shortcuts and techniques to quicken their workflow and hone their skills. Lessons and custom demos are taught with Photoshop, but students may use the digital art program of their choice! Tuesdays from 6:00…

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Watercolour Painting Classes for Kids

Wednesday, September 16 - Wednesday, December 16
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Improve your watercolour painting skills from the comfort of home in this live online art class, suitable for youth, teens and adults with prior drawing and watercolour experience. Explore a variety of watercolour techniques to create beautiful paintings of different subjects, and learn how to combine watercolour with other mediums. Our instructor will cover nature painting, different types of washes and blends, mixing and layering colour, painting skin tones, experimental techniques, and more. We will study the works of famous…

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Animation Art Mentorship for Teens

Friday, September 18 - Friday, December 11
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Learn the art of making moving pictures, and the creative process of digital animation in this online animation class suitable for teens and adults! Students will learn and apply the 12 principles of animation to create compelling individual animation projects, where they can design backgrounds and animate characters of their choice. Guided by a professional animator, students will get guidance on their animation portfolios as well as valuable industry advice for pursuing animation as a future major or career. Step…

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The ECCO x stackt Workshop – “Illustrator Series” – Huney

Friday, September 18 @ 11:00 am - Thursday, October 29 @ 8:00 pm
stackt market, 28 Bathurst St
Toronto, Ontario M5V 0C6 Canada
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Once a week a local illustrator, carefully selected by ECCO will be on-hand at their stackt market pop-up to customize small leather goods. Featured artist Hani Pathan @Huneystudios - September 19th – 12 noon – 8 pm Inspired by literature, editorial photography, and Matisse, Huney's work is a hybrid between fashion and abstract art. As a multi-faceted creative, she experiments with art direction, writing, painting on sneakers, and clothing. Check out more from Huney on Instagram @Huneystudios. Find out more…

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Culture Days at the McMichael

Friday, September 25 - Sunday, October 25
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Free

Outdoor Tours for Vaughan Culture Days Thursdays to Sundays, September 25 to October 25 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Majestically located on the edge of the historic Carrying Place Trail that runs through the Humber River Valley, the McMichael’s grounds offer a wealth of highlights for lovers of Canadian art. These in-person outdoor tours will tell the story of the McMichael and provide an opportunity for visitors to explore the Group of Seven cemetery, Tom Thomson’s shack, the famous Sculpture…

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Ontario Culture Days

Friday, September 25 - Sunday, October 25
Multiple Locations Toronto, Ontario Canada
Ontario Culture Days Events

Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities. Reimagined to engage and delight despite the times, Culture Days has extended beyond the traditional Weekend to a 4-week interactive, immersive arts and culture experience happening across Canada…

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October 2020

AGO Family Flashlight Tours

Sunday, October 4
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 27, 2020

Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada
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EVENT CANCELLED UNTIL CLOSURES END Take family-focused flashlight tour in the Thomson Collection of Ship Models! Ages 3+ The Thomson Collection represents a diversity of both ship and model making styles. Visitors will explore the various ships by flashlight, while enjoying the low-light conditions of this unique gallery space. This tour includes an interactive drawing and paper boat folding activity. Every first Sunday of the month, 11:00 am - noon or 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm *Flashlights will be provided.

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Phoneography | LIVE Virtual Photography Class

Monday, October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm

$49

LIVE Virtual Photography Classes: Interactive online workshops allowing you to ask questions and get personal with our award-winning photography instructors in small class sizes! Enjoy all the same great classes from the comfort of your own home ad available anywhere in Canada or The US! *Students must be 14 years or older * Phoneography: The saying “The best camera is the one you have with you” is one we stand firmly behind. Cellphone cameras are capable of capturing outstanding photographs,…

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Intermediate | LIVE Virtual Photography Class (Photo 201)

Thursday, October 8 - Thursday, October 29
$149

LIVE Virtual Photography Classes: Interactive online workshops allowing you to ask questions and get personal with our award-winning photography instructors in small class sizes! Enjoy all the same great classes from the comfort of your own home and available anywhere in Canada or The US! *Students Must be 14 years or older * Photo 201: Take your photography to the next level with this intermediate course from the comfort of your home. Live video lectures will build on the knowledge…

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The ECCO x stackt Workshop – “Illustrator Series” – REWFOE

Saturday, October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
stackt market, 28 Bathurst St
Toronto, Ontario M5V 0C6 Canada
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Free

Once a week a local illustrator, carefully selected by ECCO will be on-hand at ECCO’s stackt market pop-up to customize small leather goods. Featured artist Andrew Foerster @Rewfoe - October 10th – from 12 noon to 8PM Andrew “Rewfoe” Foerster is an award-winning animator, creative director, and illustrator working freelance in the creative industry for over a decade. He teaches at OCAD University as a professor of Animated Illustration. Andrew’s clientele is broad and diverse, ranging from TED Education (for…

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The ECCO x stackt Workshop -Illustrator Series- Michael Hak

Sunday, October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
stackt market, 28 Bathurst St
Toronto, Ontario M5V 0C6 Canada
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Once a week a local illustrator, carefully selected by ECCO will be on-hand at ECCO’s stackt market pop-up to customize small leather goods. Featured artist Michael Hak @MikeHak – October 11th – from 12 noon to 8PM Michael is a Toronto based artist who specializes in fashion illustration and concept art.His style can be described as painterly to punchy with an inspiration of movement and animation. He mainly works in digital. But as a fine arts student, he equally loves…

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The ECCO x stackt Workshop -Illustrator Series- Chris Nevin

Saturday, October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
stackt market, 28 Bathurst St
Toronto, Ontario M5V 0C6 Canada
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Once a week a local illustrator, carefully selected by ECCO will be on-hand at ECCO’s stackt market pop-up to customize small leather goods. Featured artist Chris Nevin @iamChrisNevin – October 24th from 12 noon – 8PM Chris Nevin - is a Toronto designer turned artist. It was during his time in college that Chris grew a love and an appreciation for fashion arts. Specifically, it was fashion illustration that Chris felt a connection with. Chris pulls most of his inspiration…

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