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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. 

From Casa Loma to Port Perry: untangling local history

Every place — no matter how big or small — has a story. It’s through culture that we uncover, amplify and celebrate the stories defining who we are, where we are and how we got here.

Access to the Arts

More arts and culture organizations are taking concrete steps to welcome people with different disabilities in their programming. In many ways, it’s a natural fit. Art, after all, is about showcasing creativity, and embracing innovation.

Meet the Creatives: Stories Rooted in Food

Food is a universal resource. It brings everyone to the table, literally and figuratively. For Ontario Culture Days’ 2022 Creatives in Residence program, food is the second theme our artists are responding to.

Meet the Creatives: Community Space

Ontario Culture Days’ 2022 Creatives in Residence program is underway, and a fresh set of creative talents are busy making new work for the upcoming fall festival.

Up Close and Intimate

This month, the League of Canadian Poets celebrates National Poetry Month.

Road Trips and Ontario art exhibits to see along the way

Discover a weekend’s worth of activities – and Ontario’s latest art shows – with our ON Culture Guides.