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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Palmerston
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Explore one of Canada's national treasures with a docent from the Museum of Inuit Art, the only museum in Southern Canada exclusively dedicated to collecting, researching and exhibiting art made by Inuit....

Icon of the event Family Movies - Fall 2014
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us on your PA day for a new release family feature. Titles will be announced on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 14
Icon of the event The 100th Anniversary of the Great War, 1914-1918
Tue Nov 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Local Historian Joanne Doucette will present her research and photos about the local impact of the outbreak of World War I. Join us on Remembrance Day as we mark the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Great War.

Icon of the event War Art in Canada and the Empire:  Artists in the Trenches
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Anyone who has ever visited a war museum will understand the remarkable task artists were set when sent into the trenches with nothing more than their paints, canvasses and easels. Art done by these sensitive individuals will...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Palmerston

Join the participants of the "Swallowing Clouds" arts library program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed four-week period....

Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period; Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Art historian Suzanne Tevlin considers the innovative work of the great artist during the impressionist period: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Monet
Fri Oct 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

The Impressionists opened the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation and art hasn't been the same since. Art historian Suzanne Tevlin will discuss Claude Monet?s remarkable water lily paintings.

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon @ the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a Wednesday afternoon film....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 22
Icon of the event Travel Talk - South Africa
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Join us for a free travel talk on South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana. Learn about deltas, deserts and Victoria Falls. This region of Africa is the wildlife and nature seekers paradise. Talk presented by an Adventure Travel C...

Icon of the event Art from 1914 to 1919: Not Just Matisse and Picasso
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Artist, art historian and writer Suzanne Tevlin will discuss the remarkable variety of work that was created during the war years. We will consider works of art by Matisse, Picasso, Kandinsky, Nolde, Kollwitz, Stanley Spencer...