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ArtHeart Community Art Centre

  • Status:
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, All Ages, Children, Homeless, Homeless Youth, Seniors, Youth, Families 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Ontario, Regent Park and surrounding neighbourhoods. All are welcome. 
  • Languages:
  • Arts Focus:
    Visual arts 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    ArtHeart offers art workshops after school, in the evenings, throughout the summer and on Sunday afternoons. Programs and materials are free of charge.
    Participants learn about everything from print making, computer graphics, crafts, woodworking, fine arts, ceramics, textiles and much more.
    Throughout the year, some of the ArtHeart participants enter their artwork in local and city-wide art contests. Many participants have won awards of distinction as well as monetary prizes.
    ArtHeart’s Computer Lab is very popular and a great resource for our participants of all ages, who otherwise would have no, or very limited, access to computers. 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    For over two decades ArtHeart has been a stabilizing presence in the community of Regent Park. We provide free visual arts education, programs, materials and a nutritious meal to children, youth, adults and seniors living in Regent Park and the surrounding neighbourhoods.

    Our mission is to provide participants with a supportive environment in which they can create and learn, build self-esteem and develop life skills. By putting their hands and imaginations to work, our participants are empowered to improve their quality of life. 
  • Secondary Contact:
    Tim Svirklys, Studio Manager 
  • Phone:
    (416) 203-0034 
  • Main Contact Email: 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    585 Dundas Street East, Studio 210
    Toronto, ON  M5A 2B7 

Last updated on 2019-04-24 16:20:37. Photos credit of: ArtHeart Community Art Centre - Submitted by: Nicky Cameron