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Thu May 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Professor Sudharshan Duraiyapph, Royal Ontario Museum, Education, explains the context and meaning of various arts created for Rajasthai Royal Kingdoms: jewelry, exquisite textiles, ornate furniture, miniature paintings, and ...

Thu May 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An exploration of key works by major Surrealist artists reveals different political representations within the utopian poetics of Surrrealism: Salvador Dali?s Myth of Narcissus; Picasso?s Guernica; and Max Ernst?s Europe Afte...

Tue May 07, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

On the 100th anniversary of L.Frank Baum's death, let's explore the many variations of his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. From the iconic film starring Judy Garland, the musical Wicked, and other adaptations in literature,...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Experience the colours, forms and styles of Indian music, in particular the rich folk and classical traditions of the state of Rajasthan. Through performance and commentary learn more about this wonderful South Asian art form...

Thu Apr 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this overview of Edvard Munch's life and career up to his breakthrough painting The Scream (1893), follow the artist on his first travels outside of Norway to France and to Germany. Learn how frequent trips to the casino i...

Fri Apr 19, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

While spending the summer in cottage country on the shores of Lake Superior, three teens stave off boredom by testing their limits. Drop-in. Rated 14A

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Opera Talks is an interactive series presented by the Canadian Opera Company in partnership with the Toronto Public Library. Join opera scholar Wayne Gooding in a multi-media exploration of Verdi's ...

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 05
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Fri Apr 26
Fri May 03
Fri May 10
Wed Mar 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Intended to complement the exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, this talk will explore the Impressionist painters? response to a world transformed by factories, steam engines, and coal. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate ...

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

La pièce La reine des neiges est colorée de lumières et de musique comme si on se laissait glisser le long de la rivière, poussés par le vent jusqu'au palais de la reine des neiges alors que Gerda échappe à son passé et s'ave...