Aug 25-26 2018
The Pan American Food & Music Festival (PAFMF) is Canada’s only annual festival that celebrates the Western Hemisphere’s rich diversity of cuisine, music and art. This free event that brings together Canada and the 40 other countries of North, Central and South America and the Caribbean is presented annually in Toronto to reinforce the city’s cultural diversity.
Sep 03 2018 (Monday)
For the first time, the Aga Khan Park’s serene reflecting pools are transformed into a dramatic exhibition venue. This free outdoor art installation, presented in partnership with the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, presents large-scale portraits by photographer Aida Muluneh.
Aug 31 - Sep 03 2018
Artfest Toronto at the Distillery is an outdoor fine art and craft show running for 4 days over the holiday Labour Day Weekend. Plan something special for the last summer weekend. Celebrating Canada’s top artists in painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music and more. Step back in time where history meets leading edge and traditional artists. Stroll the cobblestone lanes of the Distillery Historic District in downtown Toronto. FREE admission
Sep 08 2018 (Saturday)
The last few years to present, Malcolm-Emilio has been working on self exploration and application of the many disciplines gathered along the journey. He uses personally harvested natural minerals and resources to create artifacts, medicinal adornments, and sensory activation spaces.
Sep 16 2018 (Sunday)
The artist will invite participants to join in felting a large scale textile evil eye. The textile evil eye will be made up of felted balls, which will each make up the full image of an evil eye. This relates to the theme solidarity in the BAM Exhibition because the piece cannot be made without the help of willing participants. It engages the participants to challenge the “mal de ojo” that has been cast upon our communities.
Sep 20 2018 (Thursday)
Please bring plenty of resumes to hand over to employers/organizations and be professionally dressed. Workshops and seminars are optional to attend.
Sep 22 2018 (Saturday)
Our Visit of the Vaults tour is back due to popular demand, providing a behind-the-scenes peek into the gallery’s collections storage area. Join us for a fascinating look at how and where artwork is received, stored, catalogued and conserved. With the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Varley Art Gallery was able to undertake a project to upgrade the care and storage of works on paper in the permanent collection (drawings, paintings, prints) and develop a conservation plan for the treatment of fragile works.
Sep 29 2018 (Saturday)
Toronto’s free all-night contemporary art event invites adventurous residents and visitors to take to the streets from sunset to sunrise. Experience Toronto transformed by hundreds of Canadian and international artists. One night only, all night long.
Sep 30 2018 (Sunday)
Celebrate the harvest season with your community in beautiful High Park. Activities include pumpkin carving, apple bobbing, harvest lunch at the Children's Garden, period music and dancing. Browse local vendors, artisans and makers and enjoy tasty roast potatoes and warm apple cider.
May 12 - Oct 20 2018
Toronto Flower Market celebrates and supports Ontario grown flowers & plants, connecting growers and florists directly with the city. Together, we raise awareness about flower varieties grown locally in fields and greenhouses while cultivating a passionate local flower community