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What’s On Calendar
February 8–14, 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

Monday, February 8, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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

Monday, February 8, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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”

Monday, February 8, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Monday, February 8, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Monday, February 8, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Monday, February 8, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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”

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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”

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Thursday, February 11, 2021
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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”

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Friday, February 12, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Soundtracks & Stanzas: Changing Canada’s Black Future

Friday, February 12, 2021
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Toronto International Festival of Authors, JAYU and Kuumba present the new generation of Canadian poetry who are pushing the possibilities and playing with the rules. Tune in to four distinguished Canadian poets who will take us on a journey through the physical, vocal and material elements of their poems. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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”

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

COVID COMICS

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Toronto-based cartoonist, illustrator and educator Rebecca Roher presents a large-scale outdoor exhibition of comic book panels in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SKETCH, SAMPLE, SEW

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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”

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

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.

Nathan Eugene Carson – Cut from the same cloth

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Joséphine Denis engages in coversation with Nathan Eugene Carson as The Power Plant presents Carson’s first solo exhibition. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Cheryl Blackman in conversation with Shelley Falconer – Awakenings at the Toronto History Museums

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Cheryl Blackman, Toronto’s Director of Museum and Heritage Services, will speak about the Awakenings program – a virtual series of art projects by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour – followed by conversation with Shelley Falconer, President & CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Carnival Dance Lesson – Dance for Youth in Grades 4+

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Join our School Visits Educator Shelley-Anne Castro for an engaging dance tutorial that explores the socio-cultural roots of Carnival Dances in Afro-Caribbean nations! Part of Kuumba 2021.

Posters for Change – Visual Arts for Youth in Grades 7+

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

For the month of February, our School Visits team will examine the history of protest art as a form of social activism. Part of Kuumba 2021.

Black Ballerina – Citadel + Compagnie

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Accessible 24/7

Based on Syreeta Hector’s relationship to race and her experiences in classical ballet, Black Ballerina is a powerful exploration of the nuances within one’s identity, and the unconscious ways that we all try to fit in. Part of Kuumba 2021.

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