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Festival Roundup: hidden local history

What stories are just around your corner? Our festival of free arts and culture programming brings you a slice of local heritage and history, from city-wide programming like Heritage Days, to intimate events animating historic sites with music and art.

Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

These Indigenous-led events discuss the history and harms of residentials schools, while celebrating the voices and stories of Indigenous artists, leaders, and residential school survivors.

Embracing the power of community through ‘The People’s Garden’

Multidisciplinary artist Angela Walcott believes it’s important to highlight the power of community when it comes to gardening and food security.

Festival Roundup: Culture Sharing

Share the love of culture with local communities in Ontario! Whether you want to find something from your own culture or experience something new, we’ve got you covered.

Festival Roundup: music to your ears

Get swept away with sound! Our province-wide festival of free arts and culture programming is packed with musical moments, including outdoor and seated concerts, symphonies and concert bands, and even visual art inspired by music.

Exploring Food and Freedom with Tonya Sutherland-Stewart

In the mid-twentieth century, Windsor hosted Emancipation Day parades and celebrations that would span several days.

Uncovering Hidden Histories: Creative in Residence, Uju Umenyi

Alongside Theatre on the Ridge, Uju Umenyi is creating a play about Samuel Stout, Port Perry’s first Black resident. A staged reading will be presented during the 2022 Ontario Culture Days Festival.

Festival Roundup: the joy of food

It’s edible! It’s art! Learn about the value, history and fun of food with these events happening next month.

Festival Roundup: serving up sustainability

If you're keen on self-sufficiency or ready to get your hands dirty, these pertinent events are sure to reframe what a quality of life can mean in quirky, artful and sustainable ways.

Art Challenge: Amanda Lederle

Amanda Lederle, 2022 Ontario Culture Days @ The Library resident, will be teaching readers how to create drawings or ‘stickers’ to represent a day in the life or emotions from an event.

Folk to Fringe, Ontario summer festivals make a comeback

Festivals are making a comeback, and they’re stronger and more colourful than ever!

Celebrating National Indigenous History Month

Festivals and events where you can celebrate, support and experience the vibrant Indigenous arts scene happening in communities across this province.