Toronto boasts thousands of incredibly talented artists who do great work for our communities, and act as our ambassadors for our to the world. When we advocate for increased government investment and sound cultural policy, it’s to support their efforts, initiative, and imaginations.
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We ArtsVote for Toronto Artists:
Art Gallery of Ontario: The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) brings people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways. More than 800,000 people visit us each year to experience our collections, exhibitions and activities. Through programs like Family Sundays, Free After Three for youth and AGO First Thursdays, we create opportunities for visitors of all ages to to get up close and personal with artists’ work and the artists themselves. We believe that everyone should have art in their lives – our free community access programs enable all individuals to consider the AGO a regular destination. ago.net
Arts Etobicoke: Celebrating 40 years, Arts Etobicoke serves thousands of diverse community members each year: children, teens, young adults, new Canadians, seniors, differently-abled individuals. Arts Etobicoke offers free arts education programs, delivers public art projects that beautify the everyday experience of Torontonians and serve at-risk youth and families in underserved communities such as North Etobicoke with high-quality cultural experiences, mentorship and skills development. artsetobicoke.com
East End Arts: Toronto’s youngest local arts service organization supports the arts environment in wards 29, 30, 31 & 32. East End Arts creates and promotes diverse, accessible arts activities through initiatives that strengthen and unite communities in East Toronto. eastendarts.ca
Nova Dance: Established in 2008, Nova Dance is led by dancer and choreographer Nova Bhattacharya, who brings her classical bharatanatyam training into the world of contemporary dance with elegance and authority. Through the creation and presentation of powerful humanistic dance works in collaboration with choreographers, composers and visual designers, the company invites audiences to embrace dance for the visceral experience it can offer. novadance.ca
Peggy Baker Dance Projects: led by Governor General Award-winning dance artist Peggy Baker, PBDP is dedicated to offering experiences of significance, personal connection, and transformative potential to our audience through the power and beauty of the art of dance. peggybakerdance.com
Scarborough Arts: Scarborough Arts develops, delivers, and promotes arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists to the community and community to the arts. Popular programs and events include Scarborough Seniors Write, the Bridging Festival, Kaleidoscope, the EAST youth collectives, and more. scarborougharts.com
Soulpepper: Located in its multi-venue home, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto’s Distillery Historic District, Soulpepper is Toronto’s largest urban theatre company. Founded and guided by artists, under the leadership of Artistic Director Albert Schultz and Executive Director Leslie Lester, Soulpepper has an integrated mission which includes: industry-leading youth outreach initiatives; the Soulpepper Academy, Canada’s only multi-year paid professional training program for theatre artists of all disciplines; and a year-round diverse repertory season which is grounded in the classics and committed to the creation of new works, new forms and innovative practices. soulpepper.ca
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre for Faith, Justice and Art: Located at Bloor and Spadina, Trinity-St. Paul’s contains the newly renovated 750 seat Jeanne Lamon Hall as well as four other rehearsal rooms including a dance studio and multiple rooms with pianos. The centre is host to an active congregation plus three resident arts organizations (Tafelmusik, Toronto Consort, Viva Youth Singers) and a further 8000 users a month dancing, singing, exercising and meeting. trinitystpauls.ca
Volcano Theatre: Volcano is an international, award-winning theatre company that is both cosmopolitan and uniquely Canadian, bringing this country the latest in international theatre trends while touring Canadian artists and works around the world. Volcano has won or been nominated for more than 50 awards at the local, national, and international levels, and has performed across Canada, the US, Europe, and Africa. volcano.ca
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