Art Starts' Street Art Festival
The Art Starts Street Festival (ASSAF) will creatively animate Glenholme Street from Eglinton Ave. to Lanark Ave. through a full day of FREE performances, art exhibits, and hands-on collaborative art making. Over 15 local professional artists will inject colour, music, and free creative art-making across different artistic disciplines on Saturday, July 27th, 2019 from 11 am to 5 pm. You can expect mural making, puppet making, belly dancing, interactive stand-up comedy, and much more!
Call for Youth Artists
Art Starts is looking for enthusiastic and committed youth interested in developing event production skills: project management, event planning, creative programming, artistic and creative direction, budgeting, contracts, while developing professional and employment skills including time management, responsibility, collaboration, and teamwork.
You will attend a mandatory training session before the festival that will take place at Art Starts Studio located at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. The training consists of 5 workshops as follows:
Workshop #1: Wednesday, July 3rd, 4 pm-6 pm
Workshop #2: Saturday, July 6th, 10 am-1 pm
Workshop #3: Wednesday, July 10th, 11 am-3 pm
Workshop #4: Thursday, July 24th, 11 am-3 pm
Workshop #5: Friday, July 26th, 10 am- 1 pm
Art Starts’ Street Art Festival: Saturday, July 27th, 8 am -6 pm
What to expect during the festival?
Youth (YOU) will assist in setting up tents, art materials, cleaning workshop spaces, help artists with the installations and/or moving art pieces, as well as greeting and helping people to navigate the event, etc.
Call for Local Artists
Art Starts is looking for local talent from the Eglinton and Oakwood area to perform! This is your opportunity to showcase your skills while having fun! Is there a choir that might be interested? are you a singer? do you have any hidden talent you would like to present to your neighbours? this is a great opportunity for you to create community through the power of the arts! 14 spots will be available for people ALL AGES!