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Icon of the event New Music 101: Enliven the Ma and An Extended Look at the Piano, Part 2
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Continuum Contemporary Music explores the meaning behind ma--the tension between sound and silence--and the keyboard geeks of junctQín demonstrate extended techniques on the piano through the music of Finnish composer Tomi Rä...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Mackenzie House visits Yorkville
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yorkville

Learn how newspapers, books and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir on the Mackenzie House press! Suitable for all ages.

Icon of the event Building a Portfolio and Sharing Your Work
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Learn how to build an illustration portfolio, put your work into the world, and attract the kind of work you want to create. We?ll look at what makes a good website, how to build an audience, and what it?s like to develop as ...

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 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 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
Icon of the event New Music 101: Love Shards of Sappho and An Extended Look at the Piano, Part 1
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Arraymusic explores the ambience, colour and text of Barbara Monk Feldman's Love Shards of Sappho, and pianist Dr. Réa Beaumont explores extended piano techniques through the music of Canadian composer Barbara Pentland....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

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 RECEPTION: Illustrator in Residence 2015 Launch
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern District

Everyone is welcome to attend a reception to launch the 2015 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program, and to meet illustrator John Martz.