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Vertical Intersections w/ IDITA
Vertical Intersections is a series of vertical gardens installed surrounding the columns of the Gardiner at The Bentway meant to get local condo dwellers out of their individual apartments into public space to grow plants, share stories, and create community.
Undercurrents curated by Courtney Miller and Valérie Frappier
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.
Museum of the Moon
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.
Moon Merge w/ Laurie Brown and Pondercast
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.
Yoga with Tribe Fitness – September 15
Join The Bentway and Tribe fitness for weekly yoga classes.
Classes occur every Sunday from 7-8pm, from June 16 to September 15. Please bring your own mat.
Tai Chi with Eti Greenberg – September 16
Tai Chi at The Bentway occurs every Monday (5:30pm) to September 16 and Thursday (11:00am) to August 29. Not only is Tai Chi fun and relaxing (and easy to get into) but it can be effective therapy for a wide range of health problems.
Nuit Talks: Art, the City Builder
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.
Toronto Biennial of Art: Sinaaqpagiaqtuut/The Long-Cut
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.
Blue Guerrilla: Building Medicine Gardens w/ Toronto Green Community
Blue Guerrilla is a series of hands-on training and urban exploration walks to understand, reclaim and celebrate nature in our city by learning about water. On September 26 join Alexandra Langford-Pezzo, owner of L.P Design, for a workshop on building medicine gardens.
EVENT POSTPONED TO SPRING 2020: Bellwoods to Bentway Park Crawl w/ David Suzuki Foundation
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.
Blue Guerrilla: Lost Rivers and Found Stories w/ Toronto Green Community
Blue Guerrilla is a series of hands-on training and urban exploration walks to understand, reclaim and celebrate nature in our city by learning about water. On October 3, join Lost Rivers and Rivers Rising for a walk on lost rivers and found stories.
Nuit Blanche Toronto: Creation : Destruction
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.
Blue Guerrilla: Building Earth-friendly Landscapes w/ Toronto Green Community
Blue Guerrilla is a series of hands-on training and urban exploration walks to understand, reclaim and celebrate nature in our city by learning about water. On October 10, join RAINscapeTO for a workshop on building earth-friendly landscapes.
Curator’s Talk with Layne Hinton and Rui Pimenta
A talk discussing Gareth Lichty’s installation Hoarding, which wraps the pillars of The Bentway in hazard tape, creating a monumental, immersive installation.
Trick or Treat! Join The Bentway, PetSmart, and Bark 'n Yapp to celebrate the spooky season with an exciting pup costume parade.
Arts & Recreation: The Bentway Artist in Residency Information Session
Join The Bentway staff team for a comprehensive information session about the 2020 Arts and Recreation Artist Residency.
The Bentway Skate Trail – Holiday Season
Over the holidays, The Bentway transforms into a uniquely urban winter wonderland with the opening of our 220 metre skate trail - seven days a week from 12 - 9 p.m. An on-site winter village will offer hot chocolate and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for skaters and spectators, while warming stations will help visitors get toasty before getting back on the ice.
Scotiabank Next Generation Celebration
Visit The Bentway Skate Trail on Sunday, December 22 from 1-3pm to #SkateThe8 with Carlton the Bear (the Official Mascot of the Toronto Maple Leafs) and meet Shayne Corson (NHL alumni and talented left-winger) in support of the Toronto Maple Leafs Next Generation Game.
The Bentway Polar Bear Skate
Much like the Polar Bear Dip, but with a twist! Join us for our second annual Polar Bear Skate on Sunday, December 29, to skate The Bentway Skate Trail in your bathing suit.
The Bentway Skate Trail – Winter Season
The Bentway transforms into a uniquely urban winter wonderland with our 220 metre, figure-eight skate trail. An on-site winter village will offer hot chocolate and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for skaters and spectators, while warming stations will help visitors get toasty before getting back on the ice.
PA Day at The Bentway Skate Trail
Snow day! Spend the PA day at The Bentway's uniquely urban winter wonderland skating our 220 metre, figure-eight skate trail.
Family Day at The Bentway Skate Trail
Bring your family and friends down to The Bentway's uniquely urban winter wonderland to skate our 220 metre, figure-eight skate trail for the Family Day holiday.
The Bentway Skate Trail – Winter Extension
An exciting new partnership with CBC Sports in support of their coverage of the World Figure Skating Championships will extend The Bentway Skate Trail season to March 22, 2020!
The Bentway Skate Trail – Meet & Greet with Asher Hill & Andrew Poje
Join Asher Hill & Andrew Poje for a special Q&A followed by a public skate with some of Canada's top figure skating talent!