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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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Meet a Creative Genius: Shane McNutt

Shane McNutt is a Toronto-based ceramic artist, and an artist-in-residence at Harbourfront Centre. You might have seen Shane’s work if you’ve ever strolled by the windows outside of the Craft & Design Studio, or walked through the warm, open-air space inside where the public can watch artists do their thing. Shane is inspired by some pretty iconic motifs drawn from …

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We opened our new Craft & Design Studio with a smash – literally

Surrounded by 4 decades of Artists-in-Residence and friends, we officially opened our newly expanded and revitalized Craft & Design Studio with a reception and “ribbon smashing” on Saturday. A contemporary take on tradition, our current Glass Artists-in-Residence Andrea Kott, Nick Chase, Jesse Bromm, and Silvia Taylor collaborated on a glass ribbon to propel us into the next 40 years of Craft & Design at Harbourfront Centre with a smash.

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Harbourfront Centre Holiday Market

From natural skin care products to locally designed jewellery, Harbourfront Centre’s Holiday Market is a great place to find unique Christmas gifts.

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Native Women in the Arts tackles Stereotypes

Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) will be presenting I’m Not the Indian You Have in Mind next week as part of our NextSteps season. We thought we’d give readers an opportunity to learn a bit more about them, and what they do. Check out the interview below with Erika Iserhoff, Artistic Producer of NWIA. Can you tell us about …

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Wise Daughters Craft Market

Wise Daughters Craft Market opened in the Junction in 2009, specializing in locally handmade goods and offering craft workshops for adults, teens and kids.  Owner Mary Breen took some time to answer a few questions for us to share more about Wise Daughters and what we have to look forward to at HarbourKIDS:Folk.

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Friday Date Night with Derek Miller, Jamie Kennedy, and Barb Nahwegahbow

For all you romantics out there, this Friday at Planet IndigenUS would make a great date night.

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What’s The Big Deal With Alisha Boyd?

Harbourfront Centre jewellery studio resident Alisha Boyd’s latest work, an experimental essel series created through the fusing of enameled surfaces, is currently on display as part of the 2010 Winter Exhibitions. We recently sat down with Alisha and asked her, “What’s the Big Deal“? Here’s what she had to say! Photo by: Riley Wallace Alisha Boyd’s latest work, an Experimental …

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What’s The Big Deal With Niko Dimitrijevic?

Niko Dimitrijevic relies on multiples as the central component in his latest work, a series of glass-blown insect parts.

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What’s the Big Deal with Micah Adams?

Harbourfront Centre resident Micah Adams’ latest exhibit of work is a series of miniature dioramas.

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