The Scratch & Mix Project: Empowering Black Youth through the Arts Closing Party
August 26, 7 – 8:30 pm
Remarks at 7:30 pm
Weston Family Community Gallery at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Teens Convening:TORONTO in affiliation with the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Teens Convening: Toronto brings together youth councils from various museums and cultural centres across Southern Ontario for an afternoon of critical discussions about the role youth councils' play within cultural institutions. The AGO Youth Council, TIFF Next Wave Committee, Kitcher-Waterloo Art Gallery's Youth Council, and MacLaren Art Centre's Youth Council will all be participating in this exciting event!
This independently organized event is affiliated with the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) and part of the ICA’s National Convening for Teens in the Arts.
AFCY Big Bam Boom Youth-Led Arts Festival
Saturday, June 6, 2015
11-5 pm Weston Family Learning Centre in the AGO
Join us for spectacular live performances including spoken-word, African drumming, dance and hip-hop by children and youth from across the city. The performance starts at 3 pm with a special Spoken-Word performance by Founder and Director of Spoke N' Heard Jordon Veira,and will be hosted by Erin Amoah and Casandra London. The performance showcase will include interactive art activities starting at 11 am and continuing until 5 pm including AFCY's amazing custom-designed photo booth, the ultimate graffiti wall and mini hoop weaving.