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FREE After Three

Fall 2017

The AGO's FREE After Three programming is the place to be for youth ages 14 to 25. Participate in tie dying, sticker making, silk screening, skateboard building, mix tape making, movie screenings and break-dancing workshops. Programs run Fall, Winter and Spring on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in Weston Family Learning Centre.

Tuesdays: D.I.Y Days with artists Kendra Yee, Alicia Nauta and Paddy Leung

Tuesdays, October 10 – December 12, 4 – 6 pm

The popular program returns! Learn maker skills while hanging out with local artists. Workshops include silk screening, tie-dye, zine parties, paper marbling, pickling pickles and a D.I.Y Halloween fashion show.

Wednesdays: Break Dancing with Unity Charity

Wednesdays, October 11 – December 13, 4 -  7 pm

Learn the 101s of Break dancing in a safe and supportive atmosphere — beginners welcome!

Thursdays: Haunted Happenings  

Thursdays, October 5 – December 7,  4 - 6 pm

Inspired by the exhibition Guillermo Del Toro: At Home with Monsters, join us for a series of workshops for youth that connect to all things goth and Victoriana. The series launches with the participatory artist project Cry School Yearbook, inviting youth to give themselves a goth make over for a yearbook photo shoot. Other workshops include Special Effects Make Up, Black Magic Film, Shadow & Projection Play, a Cabinet of Curiosities Tour, Butterfly Mounting, and a talk on diversity in Victorian Era Films.

Free After Three Events

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Embroidery
Tuesday, November 21, 4 – 6 pm

Learn to embroider your own designs onto a clothing item of choice. We will supply thread, needles, pattern ideas, simple designs and some clothing items. Feel free to bring your own hat, t-shirt, pants, even canvas shoes!

Alicia Nauta is an artist living and working in Toronto. All her work is part of Alicia’s Klassic Kool Shoppe: collage, screen printing, installation, wallpaper, books and zines, and a growing collection of found oddities for a future museum. She is member of Punchclock, a Toronto print studio, and has…

Youth Events
Free After Three Wednesdays: Break Dancing with Unity Charity
Wednesdays, October 11 – December 13, 4-7 pm

Ages 14-25

Learn the 101s of Break dancing in a safe and supportive atmosphere — beginners welcome!

Unity uses arts to empower youth with the confidence and skills for success. More specifically, Unity uses hip hop to improve young people’s lives creating healthier communities. Hip-hop is a relatable and easily accessible network of art forms (dance, beatbox, spoken word, and graffiti) that provides a healthy space for youth.

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Youth Events
Free After Three Thursdays: Queen of Hearts Film - The Pitch
Thursday, November 23, 4-6 pm

Ages 14-25

Filmmakers Lindsey Addawoo and Kyisha Williams will give you a sneak peak into their film, Queen of Hearts, sharing behind-the-scenes content, the story of how the project was funded, and a lesson on how to pitch to broadcasters and investors.

Queen of Hearts is a short, supernatural period-piece film set in a fictional Victorian era. It is a Black feminist reimagining of the mid-1800s and hones in on a complex Queen who rips the hearts out of people…

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Paper Marbling
Tuesday, November 28, 4-6 pm

Ages 14-25

Marbling is a centuries old technique originating out of Central Asia and the Islamic world that creates beautiful, psychedelic designs. Paint is floated on top of thickened water and swirled, with the paper pressed on top to create the designs. Learn how to make your own marbled paper, each piece is unique.

Alicia Nauta is an artist living and working in Toronto. All her work is part of Alicia’s Klassic Kool Shoppe: collage, screen printing, installation, wallpaper, books and zines, and a growing…

Youth Events
Free After Three Thursdays: Teta Kika’s Wunderkammer (Cabinet of Curiosities)
Thursday, November 30, 4-6 pm

Ages 14-25

Want to create a collection from all the weird stuff you found? Learn from the expert, Teta Kika, for a close up look at one of her favorite displays of natural history items and learn how to start your own collection.

Ankixa Risk is an artist who breathes new life into the deceased. Risk works with Taxidermy, Entomology, and a range of other artistic skills and mediums which she uses to create unique dioramas and works of art…

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Screen Printing
Tuesday December 5, 4-6 pm

Ages 14-25

Create your own designs and then screen print them with fabric ink onto tote bags or marbled paper from last week's class. We will learn how to print gradients (rainbows!), your designs, and a few patterned designed already prepared.

Alicia Nauta is an artist living and working in Toronto. All her work is part of Alicia’s Klassic Kool Shoppe: collage, screen printing, installation, wallpaper, books and zines, and a growing collection of found oddities for a future museum. She is member of Punchclock…

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