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What's Going On in Community-Engaged Arts Across Canada

At ArtBridges/ToileDesArts, we hear about events, conferences, workshops, symposiums, exhibits, festivals, celebrations and activities hosted by or related to community-engaged arts initiatives across Canada.  Here you can find a community arts event or post a community arts event. 

- Fill out the Online Event Form to submit your community-engaged arts events. The event will be posted subject to approval.
- Fill out the Offline Event Form (fillable pdf). Attach and email; include the word “EVENT” in your email’s subject line.
- Send us an email about the event. We’ll post a listing for you.  Include the word “EVENT” in your email’s subject line.

How to promote your event on ArtBridges/ToilesDesArts We can give your event the limelight on our event page. To learn more, connect with Simon Constam, Sponsorship Director

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Storytelling Inspirasians

"If you missed the first two InspirAsians events, you still have a chance to catch the last one! Experience wondrous stories and travel through Asian cultures and histories at Storytelling InspirAsians, with play readings by Catherine Hernandez,...

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Scarborough Arts Celebrates Pride Month with Come OUT!

"Scarborough Arts is pleased to present Come OUT!, a series of boundary-pushing and out-there events in celebration of Pride Month this June. The youth-focused events series will feature a lineup of musical and theatre performances, a panel disc...

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Participez au grand allumage collectif avec ATSA

“PARTICIPEZ AU GRAND ALLUMAGE COLLECTIF CONTRE LE DÉVELOPPEMENT PÉTROLIER AU QUÉBEC!
20 JUIN 20H (…ou du 17 au 24 juin, selon la température et VOS disponibilités)
APPEL À TOUT LE QUÉBEC : Écrivez à info@atsa.qc.ca sans tarde...

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Looking to the Future… Engaging Today and Tomorrow’s Volunteers - October 13, 20, 27

Details:
Participants will learn basic volunteer management skills and concepts specific to the arts and culture sector in this concise course. Participants who opt to take the additional half day train-the-trainer course will be equipped to te...

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Le temps d’une soupe

Le temps d’une soupe
15 – 18 octobre 2015

HORAIRE: 15 octobre, de 16h à 22h
16 octobre, de 12h à Minuit
17 octobre, de 12h à 22h
18 octobre, de 12h à 22h

“Grace à une scénographie, une m...

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ATSA – La Nuit des sans-abris

“Le volet montréalais de la 26ième Nuit se déploiera le 16 octobre 2015 en diapason avec l'événement national, et perdurera ses activités jusqu'au 18 octobre 2015 en s'intégrant à l'événement Le Temps d'une Soupe. C'est dans la soiré...

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Holiday Dreams

HOLIDAY DREAMS 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road

The holiday season is upon us; celebrate it here at Scarborough Arts! Join us for Holiday Dreams for a merry eveni...

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Pop-up Studio: Community Engaged Dialogue on Gentrification

"Social Sculpture at the Village by the Grange; Opens a Public Dialogue on the Gentrification of Toronto

All members of the media are invited to Winter Clothing and Soup 2016, a pop-up art performance hosted by Sofy Mesa from VIBE A...

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UrbanArts Open House!

"Our UrbanArts Open House is a great opportunity for the community and potential participants to visit our main facility and learn about the wide array of programs we offer as an arts service organization. Bring your whole family, meet some of o...

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Hooked!: Opening Reception for Rug Hooking Community Program

"Thursday March 10th, 4:00-6:30pm
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
(Dundas Street at University Avenue; St. Patrick Station)

Featuring handmade hooked rugs created by participants from...

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The Business of Art - Artist Professional Development Workshops

"The Bank of Montreal in partnership with Lakeshore Arts presents The Business of Art - artist professional development workshops. We are very happy to bring to the community a series of 8 workshop for artists focusing on skill development to as...

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Rustic Mosaic Project: Mural Unveiling

"Join UrbanArts’ “Rustic Mosaic Project” – a signature project of the Cultural Hotspot produced in partnership with the City of Toronto- to celebrate the addition of 3 eye-catching murals to grace the exterior walls of the Falstaff Commu...

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Webinar - It’s Getting Hot in Here: A Leader’s Guide to Managing the Discomfort of Change

"October 24, 2016

Time: 12-1pm
Location: 4th floor classroom, 245 McDermot, Winnipeg
Cost: FREE for ACI Members & 245 McDermot co-workers (become a member)
Limited space! Please, call 204-927-2787 to reserve yo...

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The Art of Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Partnerships

"The Art of Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Partnerships is foundational training for leaders in all sectors that develops core competencies for initiating and managing collaborations and partnerships.

The Art of Collaboratio...

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New Young Arts Professional Intensive Mentorship Program

Advance your arts career in Ottawa! Create links with other young emerging arts professionals and established artists and administrators.

Join us for the launch of the new Young Arts Professional Mentorship Program! Presented by AOE Art...

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Lawrence Heights youth dance it out in “Words in Motion”

"Art Starts in partnership with Lawrence Heights youth and LetsStopAIDS are proud to present “Words in Motion”, an African dance showcase exploring the topics of sexual health and healthy relationships on Tuesday November 5th from 6pm to 7pm...

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Community Arts Council of Vancouver Dialogue Series

"Come Join Us for a Discussion on Community Art!
When: November 9th & 16th
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Where: UBC Learning Exchange

Meet our Dialogue Facilitator:
Francis Heng has been actively participating in var...

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L’atelier

"Le 9 novembre, le Théâtre français de Toronto accueille la compagnie de danse montréalaise Bouge de Là pour une unique représentation ouverte au grand public : L’atelier.

La chorégraphe Hélène Langevin y relève avec br...

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The 11th annual Regent Park Film Festival

The 11th annual Regent Park Film Festival starts November 13 - 16, 2013 with "free screenings, panel discussions, installations and performances that reflect the diverse perspectives and experiences of the Regent Park community and inner-­city ...

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Visible and Invisible Landscapes Workshop

A free series of gatherings and workshops about art that engages with and creates community. Lead by Ruth Howard (Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, Toronto) in collaboration with Don Bouzek (Artistic Director of Ground Zero Productions, Edmonton...

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Movie - Wapos Bay: Long Goodbyes presented by The Regent Park Film Festival and co-presented by ArtHeart Community Art Centre

On Saturday November 16th at 9:30 AM come join the Regent Park Film Festival for a delicious breakfast and presentation of the animated movie Wapos Bay: Long Goodbyes, that follows the ongoing family friendly adventures of siblings Talon and Raven. A...

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Community Arts Dialogue series on Interculturalism

"Come Join Us for a Discussion on Community Art!
When: November 9th & 16th
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Where: UBC Learning Exchange

Meet our Dialogue Facilitator:
Francis Heng has been actively participating in var...

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Youth Workshop: Evaluation

"Evaluation is an important, but sometimes overlooked, part of our work in communities. Surveys, stories, art-based activities, and statistics are just some of the powerful evaluation tools we can use to measure the impacts of what we do. Used c...

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“I Dream in Colour”: a community collaborative project

“We are celebrating the first year of the Open Studio at the Dubé Centre for Mental Health & Addictions. Join us at 1:30 – 3:30 on Thursday November 21. Please pass this on to friends, family and colleagues… this event is open to everyone....

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La troisième édition de Fin novembre : « DORMIR DEHORS »

“Du 21 au 24 novembre 2013, ATSA vous convie à la troisième édition de FIN NOVEMBRE
sur la place Émilie-Gamelin du Quartier des spectacles à Montréal.
Les inscriptions pour les bénévoles ont débuté! À vous de choisir votre p...

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Old Age Ain’t for Sissies

"Getting old can be hard, tough even. What to do when you’re actually old enough to retire. Ah, sweet retirement. The one thing you’ve been waiting for… but what are you going to do with all this time on your hands? Don’t be scared, ever...

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Peace Circle Training Workshop

"Learn to use the arts in collaboration with peace circles to build skills in resiliency, conflict resolution and self awareness. Through interactive circle training this workshop will provide hands-on experience with peace circle activities and...

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Funder Speed Dating

"Are you a young artist or youth organizer? Have you been looking for funding for your projects? Do you find the funding world to be confusing, intimidating, or inaccessible?

There are many organizations supporting youth projects in...

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Art City's Fall Fundraiser

"Please join us for our annual Fall Fundraiser. Buy a ticket and help support our after school and weekend art programs for children and youth in St. James Town!

All donations are appreciated and are tax deductible.
Charit...

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Critical Impressions

Join Ottawa Innercity Ministries and the Passion 4 Youth Fine Arts Program for our annual Art Show.

Explore the idea of violence from social structures as our artists exhibit pieces representing major structures that have had positive an...

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