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FREE After Three

The AGO's FREE After Three programming is the place to be for youth ages 14 to 25. Participate in tie dyeing, 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: Skateboard Building with Oasis Skateboard Factory

April 16 – June 4, 2019, 4-6 pm
Free!
Ages 14-25

Learn how to make a board from scratch and take it home for keeps with youth from Oasis Skateboard Factory. 25 Spaces for the entire program: First come first serve for registration on the first day of the program

OSF is a Toronto District School Board alternative school reengagement program where students run a skateboard business / professional design studio.

 

Wednesdays: House Dancing with Warehouse Jacks

April 24 – June 19, 2019, 4-7 pm
Free!
Ages 14-25

Learn House dance styles and techniques while hanging out in an inclusive environment. Led by House Dance crew Warehouse Jacks.

Warehouse Jacks is a growing community of dancers, DJ’s, artists, and open minded individuals that come together on many platforms to shed light on House music and culture in Toronto. Many individuals are well travelled, trained in House, come from different dance backgrounds or are local community House music enthusiasts. The Jacks have thrown events, represented the name in competitions world wide, and are looking to grow and share this family with Toronto. We want to show that House is a feeling and not just movement that can be enjoyed by everybody.

 

Thursdays: Clay and Ceramics with Ness Lee

April 18 – June 20, 2019, 4-6 pm
Free!
Ages 14-25

Exercise creativity and relax as we go through many basic techniques in hand building with clay with local artist Ness Less. Projects include pinch pot piggy banks, geometric vessels, brooches and much more!

Ness Lee is an illustrator/artist based in Toronto. Her Illustrations have been chosen for award publications such as American Illustration 35 and The Society of Illustrators 57 and has exhibited her works at galleries in Toronto, New York, Boston and Tokyo. Ness Lee graduated from The Ontario College of Art and Design with a Bachelors of Design in Illustration. She has continued to explore her practice using a wide range of mediums such as ceramics, drawing, painting and mixed media sculpture. She is currently represented by Art Works Consulting.


Free After Three Events

Youth Events
Free After Three: Skateboard Building with Oasis Skateboard Factory
Tuesdays, April 16 - June 4, 2019, 4 - 6 pm

Learn how to make a board from scratch and take it home for keeps with youth from Oasis Skateboard Factory.

You must be available for the entire program to register. This program is now full.

OSF is a Toronto District School Board alternative school reengagement program where students run a skateboard business / professional design studio.

Youth Events
Free After Three: House Dancing with Warehouse Jacks
Wednesdays, April 24 - June 19, 2019, 4 - 7 pm

Learn House dance styles and techniques while hanging out in an inclusive environment. Led by House Dance crew Warehouse Jacks.

Youth Events
Free After Three: Clay and Ceramics with Ness Lee
Thursdays, April 18 - June 20, 2019, 4 - 6 pm

Exercise creativity and relax as we go through many basic techniques in hand building with clay with local artist Ness Less. Projects include pinch pot piggy banks, geometric vessels, brooches and much more!

Past FREE After Three Events

Youth Events
Free After Three: House Dancing with Warehouse Jacks
Wednesdays, April 24 - June 19, 2019, 4 - 7 pm

Learn House dance styles and techniques while hanging out in an inclusive environment. Led by House Dance crew Warehouse Jacks.

Warehouse Jacks is a growing community of dancers, DJ’s, artists, and open minded individuals that come together on many platforms to shed light on House music and culture in Toronto. Many individuals are well travelled, trained in House, come from different dance backgrounds or are local community House music enthusiasts. The Jacks have thrown events,…

Youth Events
Free After Three: Clay and Ceramics with Ness Lee
Thursdays, April 18 - June 20, 2019, 4 - 6 pm

Exercise creativity and relax as we go through many basic techniques in hand building with clay with local artist Ness Less. Projects include pinch pot piggy banks, geometric vessels, brooches and much more!

Ness Lee is an illustrator/artist based in Toronto. Her Illustrations have been chosen for award publications such as American Illustration 35 and The Society of Illustrators 57 and has exhibited her works at galleries in Toronto, New York, Boston and Tokyo. Ness Lee graduated from The…

Youth Events
Free After Three: Skateboard Building with Oasis Skateboard Factory
Tuesdays, April 16 - June 4, 2019, 4 - 6 pm

Learn how to make a board from scratch and take it home for keeps with youth from Oasis Skateboard Factory.

You must be available for the entire program to register. This program is now full.

OSF is a Toronto District School Board alternative school reengagement program where students run a skateboard business / professional design studio.

AGO Youth programs are free and serve youth ages 14-25.

Youth Events
Free After Three: Drew A Blank: Work the Room
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 4 - 6pm

Work The Room is a networking party where young artists have the opportunity to meet and connect with established individuals in the industry from Blank Canvas network. 

Blank Canvas is an art collective that continues to build a vibrant art community that drives culture forward and creates platforms for marginalized…

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Drew A Blank: Panel - Financial Literacy and How to Build a Small Business
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 4 - 6pm - CANCELLED

Over the six-week program, Blank Canvas will engage youth with necessary skills to help navigate creative industries, build community and themselves to find their unique voice. Our program aims to introduce youth to movers and shakers in Toronto's creative scene where we hope budding artists can find new inspiration, mentors and collaboration…

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Drew A Blank: Photo Editing
Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 4 - 6pm

Over the six-week program, Blank Canvas will engage youth with necessary skills to help navigate creative industries, build community and themselves to find their unique voice. Our program aims to introduce youth to movers and shakers in Toronto's creative scene where we hope budding artists can find new inspiration, mentors and collaboration while being exposed to new methods of artistic expression and practices.

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Drew A Blank: DJ Workshop
Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4 - 6pm

Over the six-week program, Blank Canvas will engage youth with necessary skills to help navigate creative industries, build community and themselves to find their unique voice. Our program aims to introduce youth to movers and shakers in Toronto's creative scene where we hope budding artists can find new inspiration, mentors and collaboration while being exposed to new methods of artistic expression and practices.

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Drew A Blank: Spoken Word and Rap Workshop with Blank Canvas Collective Members
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 4 - 6pm

Over the six-week program, Blank Canvas will engage youth with necessary skills to help navigate creative industries, build community and themselves to find their unique voice. Our program aims to introduce youth to movers and shakers in Toronto's creative scene where we hope budding artists can find new inspiration, mentors and…

Youth Events
Free After Three Thursdays: Risograph Print Jam
Thursdays, January 17 - February 21, 2019 4 - 6 pm

The Risograph is an environmentally friendly printer, which uses soy-based inks to produce unique prints. We’ll be making collaborative zines, posters and collages to print on the spot with the Risograph. Get inspired by our sample library or take a load-off and read some zines!

Colour Code is an independent print studio and publishing platform established in 2012 by Jenny Gitman and Jesjit Gill. Together, they publish art zines, comics and print editions with a focus on collaborating…

Youth Events
Free After Three: Kiki Lounge Wednesdays
Wednesdays, January 16 - Feburary 13, 2019 4 - 7 pm

Want to learn how to vogue dance from the legendary vogue pioneer Twysted Miyake-Mugler  These beginner level workshops will cover the five elements of vogue fem, and end weekly with a ball. The final ball will be performed in Walker Court at the AGO. Kiki’s Lounge encourages anyone who wants their first voguing experience to participate. Anyone is welcome to come regardless of age, sexuality or level.

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Drew A Blank: Let's Talk About Grants
Tuesday, January 15 2019 4-6pm

Over the six-week program, Blank Canvas will engage youth with necessary skills to help navigate creative industries, build community and themselves to find their unique voice. Our program aims to introduce youth to movers and shakers in Toronto's creative scene where we hope budding artists can find new inspiration, mentors and collaboration while being exposed to new methods of artistic expression and…

Youth Events
Free After Three Tuesdays: Postcard Collage
Tuesday, December 4, 4–6 pm (Ages 14-25)

Using old magazines, newspapers and photocopied material, you’ll learn how to deconstruct images into fragments and reassemble them into new and original works. Using materials from artist Alicia Nauta's personal collection, you’ll cut, paste, photocopy and collage to make postcards to keep or send in the mail.

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…

 

 

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