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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Cedarbrae
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Pompeii: Hear about the lives of ordinary people in this ancient Roman city which suddenly disappeared under volcanic ash nearly 2000 years ago....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gardiner Museum visits York Woods
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Did you know that clay is actually a type of soil? It is unique as you can make plates, cups and saucers with it. Join our talented ceramic artists and learn how to make your very own animal out of clay!...

Icon of the event The Business of End of Art: Portfolio Development for Artists
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative art studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. Maggie Doswell, MBA, MFA, is a professional sel...

Icon of the event Creating an Illustration from Sketch to Final Art
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

See how an illustration evolves from the initial ideas and sketches to the final artwork. Watch a demonstration of digital illustration techniques, and learn how to combine digital tools with traditional media. Plus: The ?und...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Wychwood
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wychwood

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Aga Khan Museum visits Downsview
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downsview

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum Collection and be inspired to create your own art....

Icon of the event Capturing Ideas and Finding Inspiration
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

How do we get ideas for illustrations and stories? Where do they come from, and what do we do with them when we have them? How do we recognize the good ones from the bad ones? Learn about keeping a virtual shoebox of inspirat...

Icon of the event Tales Tall and True
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Join Artists from the Community Arts Guild to experiment with different kinds of storytelling. Tell your favourite stories, from personal to fictional to myths and folktales, and everything in between. We'll have guest storyt...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event The Benefits of Keeping a Sketchbook
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

A sketchbook is an artist?s journal ? a document of one?s creative development. It?s a place to explore ideas, and to try out new tools and techniques. It?s a notebook, and diary, and a playground, and a time capsule, and all...

Icon of the event Individual Portfolio Review Meetings
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Artists and art students can book a 30-minute portfolio review meeting with illustrator John Martz. Portfolio review meetings will be held at the library, and are scheduled between 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 6, 13, 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27