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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: Boston 2014

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.

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AFCY Big Bam Boom Youth-Led Arts Festival

Saturday, June 6, 2015
11-5 pm Weston Family Learning Centre in the AGO

Big Bam Boom Event 2014

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.

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Generously supported by:

  • The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation

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