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Neilson Park Creative Centre

Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC) exists to foster and facilitate connections among our membership and stakeholder communities on their creative journey through our arts-focused programming and facilities.

  • Status:
    Charity 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, All Ages, Children, Dis/Abilities, FNMI, Seniors, Youth 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Canada-wide, (online classes and website) 
  • Languages:
    English 
  • Arts Focus:
    Literary Arts, Media Arts, Multidisciplinary, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    For our Resident Groups, Neilson Park Creative Centre is a permanent home for current and potential members for their creative, organizational and social needs.
    NPCC's resident groups are:
    - Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto
    - Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners
    - The Etobicoke Quilter's Guild
    - Etobicoke Rugcrafters
    - Humber Valley Art Club
    - Etobicoke Art Group

    For our artists - creators and makers alike - Neilson Park Creative Centre serves as an alternative to the home studio existence of solo artists by offering a creative community of like-minded individuals to share that journey.

    For emerging groups of practitioners, NPCC delivers a supportive studio setting to encourage the creative, social and personal growth of artists, creators and crafters across disciplines.

    For the public, NPCC is a gateway to discovering and exploring how the arts define and enrich their lives. 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    Connecting to and celebrating a richer life through the arts. 
  • ArtBridging Section:
    Mentorship through Resident Groups
    Intergenerational programs
    Programming space for initiatives such as Culture Days and Nuit Blanche
    Gallery and studio space
    How could other community arts initiatives help you?
    Find sponsors to support nature walks, educational environmental programs, indigenous history, children’s programs
    Sponsors and volunteers to help establish a community garden and sculpture garden
    Collaboration with high schools to identify community projects
    Collaboration with libraries and organizations for art projects and wellness projects
    Experiential learning opportunities for college students with emphasis on long-term initiatives and projects.
  • Additional Info:
    Tiktok: npccarts 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Petra Nyendick, Executive Director 
  • Secondary Contact:
    Cory Therrien, Facilities Coordinator 
  • Phone:
    416-622-5294 
  • Main Contact Email:
    petra@neilsonparkcreativecentre.com 
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  • Address:
    56 Neilson Drive
    Toronto, ON  M9C 1V7 

Last updated on 2021-01-15 00:25:12. Photos credit of: Neilson Park Creative Centre - Submitted by: Neilson Park Creative Centre