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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Textile artist Amanda McCavour creates a colourful collage within the treetops of the North Orchard with hundreds of pieces of hand-cut fabric.

Portraits in COVID Times: Documenting a Nation in Change

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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A large-scale photo exhibition that shows how Canadians are living through this significant moment in time. Each photograph speaks to the ingenuity, kindness, grief, humour, hope and creativity that have emerged from our shared pandemic experience.

“THE ONLY TONGUE IN VOGUE”

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Joi T. Arcand, our Visual Artist-in-Residence, presents a large-scale exhibition that helps us to envision a future where Indigenous languages are once again “in vogue” on Indigenous land.

Exchange Piece – Khadija Aziz and Laura Kay Keeling

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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As part of the 2021 DesignTO Festival, Khadija Aziz and Laura Kay Keeling present Layers of Labour of Love, and Laura Kay Keeling presents When It Gets Dark, I Have Shallow Breath.

The Dancers – Marissa Alexander

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Artist Marissa Alexander’s joyful installation of clay tiles, The Dancers, celebrates Spring and invites us to dance!

We Exist in the Future – Part of Speak Surge Amplify

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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What does change look like, and what are we dreaming for our transformed futures? Bringing together Black, Indigenous and Afro-Indigenous artists and activists in conversations on systems of change and creative process.

Braiding Identity – Part of Speak Surge Amplify

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Join our School Visits Indigenous Education Coordinator Trainee, Devon Harview, and Harbourfront Centre’s Indigenous Resource Coordinator, Marissa Magneson, to learn about the cultural significance of sweetgrass while engaging in an arts activity that invites you to braid your own identity, one strand at a time.

Celebrating Inclusive Families – Part of Speak Surge Amplify

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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In this visual arts tutorial, Tim Walker (Manager, School Visits) will lead an engaging multimedia craft that will explore our families – the ones we are born to, the ones we build and the extended communities we celebrate as part of our chosen families.

Speaking in Our Voices – Part of Speak Surge Amplify

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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In this spoken word workshop, facilitator Tanya Neumeyer will share their passion for spoken word and explore the creative possibilities that emerge when we speak from our hearts, minds and bodies.

Métis Dot Art – Part of Speak Surge Amplify

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Drawing inspiration from Métis beadwork, dot art is a contemporary interpretation, where each dot of paint represents a bead. Join Harbourfront Centre’s Indigenous Resource Coordinator, Marissa Magneson, to explore Métis dot art in this live segment.

Figure as Index – Luther Konadu

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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An exploration of portraiture by Winnipeg-based artist Luther Konadu is our new large-scale photography installation for this summer. Part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival.

Between the Start of Things and the End of Things III – Meryl McMaster

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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From a rising generation of Indigenous artists in Canada, Meryl McMaster uses photography to explore identity and its distinct cultural landscapes with extraordinary visual impact.

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