Seeing the Live Actions (organized chaos!) at The Theatre Centre, a 365-Day Festival

The most consistent thing about the theatre centre is the consistency.                         Aislinn Rose On our last field trip of this term, we went to the Theatre Centre on Queen West and met with the team. The core is made up of Franco Boni, … More Seeing the Live Actions (organized chaos!) at The Theatre Centre, a 365-Day Festival

DG Placement Update!

Durning my second/third week of work, I’ve been given small tasks such as sorting though and labeling all photos in their media database, releasing marketing material for their upcoming event (this includes running up and down to distribute poster and postcards around the bulletin boards in 401 building!) Nothing makes me sweat or super challenging!  Till one afternoon, … More DG Placement Update!

Being the Office Newbie – Surviving Day # 1

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a productive reading week and got some good news back from your field placements. Before our NYA field trip, I finalized my placement at Diasporic Genius and started the same week. Up till this point, I’ve been going to their office at 401 Richmond every Thursday and Friday. Staring off my first day, I … More Being the Office Newbie – Surviving Day # 1

LASO-North York Arts Ely Rosenblum and Mao Correa, Solitary Portraits

Bringing art and community together throughout North York. Vision of NYA Ely Rosenblum, the development and communications manager of NYA gave us a tour around the facility and explained the mutually beneficial reletionship between themsleves and Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts. The natual of the agreement was to maximize the capacity of the venue in … More LASO-North York Arts Ely Rosenblum and Mao Correa, Solitary Portraits

Placement Update- Diasporic Genius Organization Research

Vision and Mission- The North Star Empowering people to make real, positive change in their lives, their communities, and their cities. Our mission is to empower the residents of Toronto to make real, positive changes in their lives, their communities and their city, by teaching and applying the power of the creative imagination and activating the hidden … More Placement Update- Diasporic Genius Organization Research

stART It Up: Cultural Entrepreneurship workshop

The workshop took place at The Hub, an innovative lounge that facilitates student with design thinking around early-stage business startups. Attendees were divided in to four group for workshop activity Prior to starting our own cultural entrepreneurship, we were asked to consider the fundamental questions as follow: What are some skills and strength we as students … More stART It Up: Cultural Entrepreneurship workshop

Artscape Youngspace field trip- featuring Rose Gutierre from SKETCH and Jessica Dargo Capla from Koffler Gallery

“It all come downs to what makes your heart sings.” Rose Gutierrez, Program Director of SKETCH We started our journey at Artscape Youngspace with a little office tour on the second floor, where SKETCH head office is located. The program director of sketch, Rose Gutierrez then took us from the second floor to the basement where their creative hub … More Artscape Youngspace field trip- featuring Rose Gutierre from SKETCH and Jessica Dargo Capla from Koffler Gallery

Doris McCarthy Gallery 10-min Outreach Strategizing

[Heather Hart’s interactive exhibition where you attach a piece of  sticky gold paper while making a wish.] Ann MacDonald, the director and head curator of the Doris McCarthy Gallery and associate professor of visual arts and curatorial studies at UTSC, Her job entails overseeing the operation of the gallery, researching and publishing in the academia, financial management, developing audience … More Doris McCarthy Gallery 10-min Outreach Strategizing