The province is bursting with creativity as we enter Step Three in Ontario’s Reopening Plan. To get the most out of this time, check out these upcoming activities from arts organizations and institutions in the province.
How can the sharing of art, food, and conversation influence creative practices? In this Creative In Residence profile, we chat with the creators of Alchemy, a collaborative initiative in Hillier that fosters community engagement.
With Ontario warming up for a beautiful summer, there’s no better time to celebrate the rich beauty and heritage of the province.
When you visit a city or a town, what sorts of experiences do you seek out? Is the regional art gallery, for example, always a must-see? Do you track down the local concert listings? Or maybe you’re the type of traveller who hasn’t truly visited a place until you’ve sampled some of its specialty dessert (or perhaps its famous tipple).
To honour Indigenous History Month, we’d like to highlight the huge depth and breadth of work that has been and continues to be done by our Indigenous colleagues in Ontario. The devastating discovery of a mass grave on the Kamloops Indian Residential School in BC is a reminder that reconciliation is an ongoing process and requires active participation and learning,
Our next Creative In Residence profile brings us in conversation with chef and instructor Tamara Green. Her work focuses on pre-contact ingredients and her personal chef company, Indigenesis, works to re-integrate Indigenous foods and cooking methods.
Creative in Residence Laura Rojas is a Colombian-born, Toronto-based artist who uses graphic design as a tool for education and activism. She tells us about her introduction to the world of zine-making as well as her upcoming project as part of the Ontario Culture Days 2021 Festival.
After staying inside for the winter months, we’re ready to embrace the sunshine. Check out our list of Spring-inspired activities that will keep you feeling creative all season long.