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November 2020

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Hypervisibility in Public Space: An Artist Talk with Public Visualization Studio & Syrus Marcus Ware

November 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Safe in Public Space

Join us for a discussion highlighting the work and contributions of community leaders and creative project partners featured in the Safe in Public Space initiative.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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Safe in Public Space: To Be Safe in our Skin (Livestream)

November 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Safe in Public Space

Choreographer Karen Kaeja and collaborators, Nickeshia Garrick and Irma Villafuerte explore the idea of touch during a pandemic. View a raw livestream performance on Facebook that is intimate and up close, where the presence and harmony of three womxn of different identities address public safety.

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July 2021

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Happy Clouds by Stuart Semple

July 10, 2021 - July 25, 2021

Playing in Public, Summer 2021

Happy Clouds is a roaming installation of smiley-face bubble sculptures, that when released with helium, drift amid public spaces.

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September 2021

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Play Talk: Play as a Recovery Strategy (Part Two)

September 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Playing in Public, Summer 2021

The second in a series of online conversations exploring how COVID has impacted play for all ages and the strategies that have been employed to mitigate the negative effects of lockdowns over the last year.

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With One Beat by Bekah Brown

September 21, 2021 - October 18, 2021

Artist Residency

Artist in Residence Bekah Brown explores the Dish With One Spoon wampum by inviting Indigenous and settler communities alike to reflect on the sharing of space and resources in a collaboratively-created symbol of togetherness and healing: for the land and all its peoples.   Artist Statement My research has taken me from looking at the history of the land Toronto and The Bentway occupy to the Dish with One Spoon wampum and its relevance to our lives today. My work…

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October 2021

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2021 Community Incubation Projects

October 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021

The Bentway’s annual Community Incubation Program supports the development of the next generation of public space programmers by providing skills and capacity-building training. This year, we are excited to present three opportunities for CityPlace residents to participate in creating a window mural, painted rock garden, and interactive map at our new Studio at Canoe Landing Campus.   Kindness Rocks by Paddy Leung Help us spread love and kindness beyond the walls of your home by painting rocks to contribute to…

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Pulse Topology

October 2, 2021 - October 31, 2021

Fall 2021

Pulse Topology uses 3,000 lights to create a landscape that reacts in real-time to the pulse of visitors’ heartbeats in the interior of the space of the under-Gardiner area of Exhibition Place.

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Kindness Rocks Community Workshop

October 6, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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Creative Window Mural Workshop

October 7, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fall 2021

Be a part of the creation of a community-engaged window mural at The Bentway Studio with Julia Prajza

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Creative Window Mural – Paint Day

October 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Julie Prajza for an afternoon of mural window painting at The Bentway Studio!

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Creative Window Mural Workshop

October 12, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fall 2021

Be a part of the creation of a community-engaged window mural at The Bentway Studio with Julia Prajza

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Kindness Rocks Community Workshop

October 13, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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Mirage Map Workshop

October 14, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Participate in Blue Rock Collective's Mirage Map creation at The Bentway Studio!

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Creative Window Mural – Paint Day

October 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Julia Prajza for an afternoon of mural window painting at The Bentway Studio!

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Mirage Map Workshop

October 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fall 2021

Participate in Blue Rock Collective's Mirage Map creation at The Bentway Studio!

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Kindness Rocks Community Workshop

October 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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Kindness Rocks Online Workshop

October 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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November 2021

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HEAR US: Reconstructions of Home

November 5, 2021 - February 21, 2022

The Bentway and SKETCH Working Arts present HEAR US the first installation from a multimedia series called Reconstructions of Home that has been created by local artists and community organizations to celebrate the thousands of people who lived through–and were lost to–homelessness.

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December 2021

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Moving with Joy by Maureen Gruben

December 22, 2021 - February 21, 2022

Winter 2021/2022

Moving with Joy features seven large-scale, richly coloured sculptural sleds that display video footage and photographs captured spontaneously during time spent at her spring ice fishing camp in Husky Lakes, part of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Western Arctic.

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Annivik by Maureen Gruben

December 31, 2021 - March 7, 2022

Winter 2021/2022

Annivik presents large-scale photographs shot in the landfill of Maureen Gruben’s home community Tuktoyaktuk on the terrace and inside The Bentway Studio

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May 2022

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The Street Summit – Day 1

May 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A free, two-day event hosted at The Bentway’s Strachan Gate that challenges traditional understandings of city streets.

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