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Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event Photographing Architectural Change in Toronto
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Documentary photographer Peter MacCallum will begin his illustrated talk by showing how Toronto?s first official photographer, Arthur Goss, documented our city?s rapid development between 1911 and 1940. He will then present h...

Icon of the event Momento Mori
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette - in a series of photography workshops that reflect on morality. Participate in other workshops on Cyanotypes, lighting techniques, photo painting, makeup FX and Photoshop to c...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #2 Wednesday Afternoons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch a movie. For more information call 416-396-8916.

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #2 Tuesday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits York Woods branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Cyanotype Workshop
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette teaches the art of cyanotype. A photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print....

Icon of the event Special FX Makeup Workshops
11:00 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette - for a Special FX makeup workshop. Registration limited. This workshop compliments the core "Momento Mori" program. Please contact the branch to register 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 22