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Icon of the event The Art of Georgia O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgina O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 3: Renaissance & Baroque Churches
Wed May 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Renaissance was a rebirth of classical architectural approaches and elements, and some of its churches are regarded as high points of Western architecture. Then,the Catholic Church used the awe-inspiring...

Icon of the event Lawren Harris's Modernity
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Harris?s abstract paintings begun in the 1930s are often thought emotionally remote. In reality they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, and stylistically are deeply immersed in...

Icon of the event National Film Week: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and and Ramey, who spend an afternoon...

Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 2: Romanesque & Gothic Churches
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This talk covers the essential characteristics of these major medieval architectural styles, and examines some of the landmark churches of each period. We'll compare the fortress-like Romanesque to the lightness of Gothic. Jo...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 1: Monasteries & Pilgrimage Churches
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Monasticism and pilgrimage both had tremendous effects on Western culture. Church architecture responded to these influences in distinctive ways, as we'll see in some remarkable examples of sacred buildings. Join architectura...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Andy Jones
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....