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Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Later Life and Last Works of Verdi and Strauss
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In "Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten", Linda and Michael Hutcheon examine the composers' later works and consider their individual responses to the challenges of aging. Can later...

Icon of the event All the Libraries Toronto
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Daniel Rotsztain, a.k.a. the Urban Geographer, is a freelance artist, writer, and cartographer. Throughout 2015, Rotsztain visited every public library in Toronto and illustrated their exteriors, releasing the collection onli...

Icon of the event Subway Mural Workshop
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Do you enjoy expressing yourself through visual art? Would you like to see your masterpiece displayed in the Toronto Subway System? In this 10 week workshop, students will be instructed by a professional artist and given th...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 16
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Fri Nov 06
Fri Nov 13
Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 12
Tue Jan 26
Icon of the event Overcoming
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Shakil Choudhury in his book Deep Diversity explores this question an...

Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event Modern and Traditional Landscape in Japan
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Garden design is an important Japanese art form that has been refined for more than 1000 years, often in a highly abstract and stylized way....

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

Icon of the event Monday Night at the Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Join us for a great movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Mon Nov 23
Icon of the event NEW DATE: Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work with writer and criti...