Art

A weekend’s worth of art

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come down to Harbourfront Centre for a weekend of art openings, parties and creative shopping. The Centre Shop Newly renovated, our on-site gift and craft shop re-opens this Friday. Browse beautifully-designed and innovative artisan crafts made by local artists in our Craft & Design Studios, plus pieces by many Canadian artists and international designers. …

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6 Reasons to be at the York Quay Centre this Friday

Tomorrow marks the opening of our Visual Arts Winter 2014 exhibitions here at Harbourfront Centre. From big legacy projects to small objects, there are so many reasons to kick off your weekend at the York Quay Centre. Here are just 6 reasons to join us from 6-10 pm. Admission is FREE.

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Zeke Moores: Finding beauty in the everyday

Windsor-based visual artist Zeke Moores uses sculpture to explore the social and political economies of everyday objects and our complex relationship with them. As part of the Visual Arts Spring Exhibitions, Zeke joins seven artists whose works comment on consumerism, social mores and the dialogue between the functional, decorative and art object. Within the exhibition, entitled RE: POSITION, Zeke is displaying a collection …

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Children’s Own Media Museum: a pop-up gallery created by children and families

Che Marville of The Children’s Own Media Museum recently spoke to our blog about the value of arts programming for children. The following is what she wanted to share with our readers: At the Children’s Own Media Museum (COMM) we believe the greatest generation is here today and growing up fast. Our mission is to give children the tools, inspiration …

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Meet Dachshund UN Creator Bennett Miller

While in Toronto to help round up dachshunds (and owners), Bennett took some time to talk about Dachshund U.N.

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Size Doesn’t Matter: We’re on the Hunt for a Few Good Wieners

There are a multitude of things that come to mind when you hear the word “dachshund.” Short legs and a long body. An incredible sense of smell. Some famous owners including Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Jack Ruby and Adele. Even wieners. But a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights? Really? World Stage is going to make it …

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Artist Caitlyn Chisamore

We sat down with artist Caitlyn Chisamore to chat about her art, thoughts on teaching and advice for first-time painters.

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