Art Exhibitions and Events

Get Inspiration and a Feast for Your Eyes   Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood is an amazing nature retreat in the city.  There are trails nearby to have quality time in the woods. Check the Upcoming Exhibitions and Events for shows, exhibitions and special events.  Go to opening receptions to connect with local artists. Where: 4170 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7 Hours:  Monday to Thursday – … Continue reading Art Exhibitions and Events

Luminato Starts Soon

Innovative and Edgy Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, Music and Experimental Culture Take Over Toronto at Luminato! Just when you think you have seen it all, come to Luminato to experience wonder and rapture of culture beyond anything you have experienced or imagined before.  Hands down this is one of my favorite festivals of the year.  Luminato has a staggering more than 3,000 performances, with 11,000 … Continue reading Luminato Starts Soon

Riverdale Art Walk

It’s time to get out and feast your eyes on the first major art show of the season in Toronto Shout out goes the Artists’ Network for bringing us the 19th annual Riverdale Art Walk. Exhibitors are both established and emerging arts who you can chat with on site. You can plan your route using the Gallery Guide for a sample of the artists’ work and … Continue reading Riverdale Art Walk

Icefest Yorkville

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with Bloor-Yorkville at the 12th annual Icefest! At Icefest this weekend Yorkville will be transformed into a showcase of incredible ice sculptures and live ice carving demonstrations, for the entire family to enjoy. This year’s theme will celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary. The sculptures will use  20,000 lbs. of crystal clear ice made into sculptures inspired by the celebration of Canada’s birthday. Where: Village of Yorkville Park, at … Continue reading Icefest Yorkville

Good Times at the Free Times Cafe

Folky, Jazz, Poetry, Comedy, Improv, Klezmer and Art Lovers All Welcome The Free Times Cafe is home to live music, comedy, art  and spoken word 7 days a week Their menu is Jewish, Middle Eastern and Canadian.  Come out for a great meal and/or grab your favorite drink to savor while you soak in the positive vibes. Where: 320 College St. Toronto, ON M5T 1S3; Call: 416-967-1078; When: open Mon – … Continue reading Good Times at the Free Times Cafe

Toronto Light Fest

The Toronto Light Festival is an annual event that kicked off for the first time this January 2017 It transforms the Distillery District into a huge open-air gallery, lighting up the long winter nights with works from Canadian and International light artists. You can warm up by an open fire, grab a hot cup of cocoa, toast the evening with friends and browse shops.   Where: The Distillery … Continue reading Toronto Light Fest

Award Winning Canadian Photographer

Lives of Black Fathers, Black Families and Human Street Life Captured and Honored “Zun Lee is an award-winning Canadian photographer, physician and educator. He was born and raised in Germany and has also lived in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Chicago. He currently resides in Toronto. Lee has been globally recognized as one of the top emerging visual storytellers to watch. His focus on the importance of quotidian … Continue reading Award Winning Canadian Photographer

FREE Oil Painting Classes/Weekend Retreats January 2017

This January, Nova Scotia-based oil painter Lynda Diamond will be offering FREE weekend oil painting classes during her residency at Artscape Gibraltar Point (AGP) and you can join her! To apply for Lynda’s weekend retreats use the form at and specify you are applying for the oil painting class and retreat. Please use the dates provided below as your start and end date. Where: Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Island … Continue reading FREE Oil Painting Classes/Weekend Retreats January 2017