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June 2019

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Community Citizenship Ceremony

June 27, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Join the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC); Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada; and The Bentway to celebrate new Canadian citizens

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July 2019

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The Bentway Block Party

July 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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New Monuments for New Cities Public Art Tour with Life of a Craphead – July 9

July 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

An ongoing series of onsite tours exploring selected works in the public art exhibition, New Monuments for New Cities. Tours will be held Tuesdays (6-7pm) from May 14-August 20.
Each tour will be led by a different Torontonian – artists, designers, planners, community members and active urbanists – who will reflect on the artworks, The Bentway’s layered histories and potential futures, as well as the city itself.

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Sunday Social w/ Dijah SB and TRP.P

July 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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Sunday Social w/ Claire de la Loopa, Moscow Apartment, and Birds of Bellwoods

July 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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DIY Poster Making Workshop #2 with Dan Bergeron

July 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

RSVP >> Join Toronto artist Dan Bergeron for the second in a two-part series of DIY poster making workshops. The first workshop was presented at the Monuments Summit. The workshop will explore the poster as an art form that has played a unique role in activism, social justice, and political protest. The workshop is part of the public programming of the New Monuments for New Cities exhibition. A traveling art exhibition presented with the High Line Network that asked 25…

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New Monuments for New Cities Public Art Tour with Maggie Groat – July 23

July 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

An ongoing series of onsite tours exploring selected works in the public art exhibition, New Monuments for New Cities. Tours will be held Tuesdays (6-7pm) from May 14-August 20.
Each tour will be led by a different Torontonian – artists, designers, planners, community members and active urbanists – who will reflect on the artworks, The Bentway’s layered histories and potential futures, as well as the city itself.

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Sunday Social w/ Falcon Jane and Lost Cousins

July 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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August 2019

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Sunday Social w/ Adria Kain and Bonjay

August 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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New Monuments for New Cities Public Art Tour with Susan Blight- August 06

August 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

An ongoing series of onsite tours exploring selected works in the public art exhibition, New Monuments for New Cities. Tours will be held Tuesdays (6-7pm) from May 14-August 20.
Each tour will be led by a different Torontonian – artists, designers, planners, community members and active urbanists – who will reflect on the artworks, The Bentway’s layered histories and potential futures, as well as the city itself.

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Sunday Social with Phèdre and DOOMSQUAD

August 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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Sunday Social w/ Future Peers, Jackie, and Petra Glynt

August 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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New Monuments for New Cities Public Art Tour with Ellie Joseph and Daniel Rotsztain – August 20

August 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

An ongoing series of onsite tours exploring selected works in the public art exhibition, New Monuments for New Cities. Tours will be held Tuesdays (6-7pm) from May 14-August 20.
Each tour will be led by a different Torontonian – artists, designers, planners, community members and active urbanists – who will reflect on the artworks, The Bentway’s layered histories and potential futures, as well as the city itself.

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Sound Walk w/ Artists in Residence Mitchell Akiyama and Brady Peters

August 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As a conclusion to their residency at The Bentway, Mitchell Akiyama and Brady Peters will lead a sound walk of the site.

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Sunday Social w/ Good Kid, PONY and Fade Awaays

August 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Bentway every Sunday afternoon from July 7 to August 25 and listen to the City’s hottest musical acts on the Exclaim! Stage, while enjoying cold drinks on Toronto’s coolest covered patio.

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September 2019

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Undercurrents curated by Courtney Miller and Valérie Frappier

September 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Courtney Miller and Valérie Frappier's Undercurrents is a trio of art installations and events programmed according to the lunar phases and connecting visitors to the ways that these phases impact our lives.

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Museum of the Moon

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - September 15, 2019 @ 11:00 pm

From September 10-15, The Bentway brings the Moon under the Gardiner with a presentation of Museum of the Moon - a seven-metre wide touring sculptural work by UK artist Luke Jerram.

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Moon Merge w/ Laurie Brown and Pondercast

September 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - September 15, 2019 @ 1:00 am

Moon Merge is a live podcast recording of Pondercast with Laurie Brown and Joshua Van Tassel, including performances by Toronto-based musicians Choir! Choir! Choir!, Bernice and Halifax’s Rich Aucoin.

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Nuit Talks: Art, the City Builder

September 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

On September 18, The Bentway hosts Art, The City Builder, a Nuit Talks event as part of the lead up to Nuit Blanche. The free Nuit Talks program offers in-depth conversations with Nuit Blanche artists and curators.

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Toronto Biennial of Art: Sinaaqpagiaqtuut/The Long-Cut

September 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sinaaqpagiaqtuut/The Long-Cut is a youth-led procession created by Embassy of Imagination and produced by PA System. It is co-commissioned and co-presented by The Bentway and the Toronto Biennial of Art (TBA) as part of the latter's inaugural event, running from September 21 – December 1, 2019.

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EVENT POSTPONED TO SPRING 2020: Bellwoods to Bentway Park Crawl w/ David Suzuki Foundation

September 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Butterflyway Parade is a musical butterfly-filled parade crawl from Trinity Bellwoods to The Bentway that highlights the connections between urban green spaces in Toronto, as well as the importance of pollinating species.

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October 2019

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Creation : Destruction

October 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 7:00 am

The Bentway will be a location hub for Nuit Blanche Toronto this year, presenting two works as part of the exhibition Creation : Destruction, curated by Layne Hinton and Rui Pimenta (Toronto), the curatorial duo behind Art Spin.

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Curator’s Talk with Layne Hinton and Rui Pimenta

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A talk discussing Gareth Lichty’s installation Hoarding, which wraps the pillars of The Bentway in hazard tape, creating a monumental, immersive installation.

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Howl’oween

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Trick or Treat! Join The Bentway, PetSmart, and Bark 'n Yapp to celebrate the spooky season with an exciting pup costume parade.

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November 2019

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Arts & Recreation: The Bentway Artist in Residency Information Session

November 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join The Bentway staff team for a comprehensive information session about the 2020 Arts and Recreation Artist Residency.

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