Tuesdays: DIY Days
October 2 – December 4, 2019, 4-6 pm
DIY Days with Paddy Leung, Kendra Yee, and Alicia Nauta: Artist led workshops including tie-dying, papier-mâché, zine making, Halloween costume making and runway show, key chain making, screen printing, paper marbling, and more! Paddy Leung is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist and community arts facilitator, known for creating whimsical large-scale installations and window displays throughout the city. Paddy introduces people of all ages to the joy of creating through D.I.Y. crafting workshops and community events. Kendra Yee is an artist, designer and curator. Her work consists of mixed-media paintings, ceramic sculptures and panel-based illustrations that form speculative worlds where fluid characters come to life through the conversations of interactive bodies. Alicia Nauta is an artist based in Toronto. She makes screenprinted posters, prints, wallpaper, books, zines, printed textiles and other multiples. She is member of Punchclock, a Toronto print studio, and teaches screenprinting and other D.I.Y. workshops at the AGO.
Wednesdays: Hip Hop Dancing
October 3 – December 5, 4-7 pm
Hosted by Caldeira and Catalyst, Unity's Free After Three Hip Hop Dance drop-in program offers weekly, open freestyle workshop sessions and a space for young people to come together and practice their art form with a supportive community and mentors. Open to all levels of experience!
Unity uses Hip Hop to improve the lives of young people creating healthier communities.
Thursdays: Native Youth Resource Centre
October 4 – December 6, 4–6 pm
The Native Youth Resource Centre in partnership with the AGO hosts an Indigenous-led weekly drop-in for Native Resource Centre Youth. This program will create a platform for Indigenous young people to share and preserve personal stories and traditions through art.
This program is for Native Youth Resource Centre participants only.