You’re Invited to Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015 Event at No Cost For an Exploration & Celebration of Contemporary Art in Toronto, Canada, Oct.3 from 6:55 P.M. Until Sunrise on Oct.4

The following video presents Nuit Blanche Toronto: A 10-year retrospective:

“Celebrating 10 years of transformative art in Toronto…..Toronto buzzed with excitement as Nuit Blanche Toronto was first unleashed on an unsuspecting city.

Torontonians left behind the comfort of their beds en masse and ventured out onto the city’s streets for an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art.

Since the inaugural event, more than 9.5 million people explored 1,200 art projects by 4,500 artists.

Join us on October 3, 2015 for the 10th edition and experience this FREE all-night contemporary art event.

For more info, visit: scotiabanknuitblanche.ca.

Follow: @sbnuitblancheTO Tag: #snbTO”

You are invited to Nuit Blanche Toronto, a FREE event on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 6:55 p.m. until sunrise on Sunday, October 4!

“On Saturday, October 3 from 6:55 p.m. until sunrise on Sunday, October 4, the streets of Toronto will be transformed by more than 110 art projects created by and featuring nearly 400 artists for the 10th edition of #snbTO. Visit www.snbto.ca for information & start planning your night!”

Enjoy! / Amusez vous bien!

NEWS RELEASE

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015 – planning ahead and getting around on October 3 and 4

From sunset at 6:55 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 to sunrise on Sunday, October 4, Toronto’s all-night celebration of contemporary art once again returns to the city’s streets. To help people plan ahead for the event, information about getting to, around and home from the event is available at scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/plan-ahead.

Digital guide and navigating the night
A streamlined version of the navigation website will be available on mobile devices on October 3 at snbto.ca. Use GPS to find the closest projects and to get around for the event. Projects can be found and viewed by location, artist or project name. Additional information about the optimized web app can be found at scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/connect/nuit-mobile.html. Event updates will also be available on Twitter at @sbnuitblancheTO, #snbTO throughout the night.

Event map
A map and detailed event information are available via the website and on mobile devices, as noted above. During the event, a paper map is available at any of the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Information Centres: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., Union Station, 65 Front St. W., and the southeast corner of College Street and University Avenue.

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You’re Invited: ‘Culture Days 2015: Bloor St. Culture Corridor’ in Toronto at No Cost Sept.25-27, 2015

The following video presents Culture Days 2015:

“Tell us how you support arts and culture and you could win a 3 night get-away for 2 to a Fairmont Hotel or Resort in Canada, and Sun Life Financial will donate $5,000 to a Canadian artist or cultural organization of your choice. Enter now at culturedays.ca/contest! Contest closes 27/09/2015. Subject to official Rules.

Don’t forget to plan your Culture Days weekend on culturedays.ca using the Bright Spots Schedule.

Canada’s Ontario Culture Days has teamed up with Craft Ontario to encourage craft makers to offer FREE hands-on craft activities to the public during the Culture Days weekend that launches on September 25-27, 2015. More than 150 FREE craft activities are offered across the province.

“The public will be invited into the workshops of these makers, and in many cases they will be encouraged to roll up their sleeves and try a variety of craft techniques for themselves, learning directly from accomplished artisans for FREE. Come find out why making crafts is the most popular creative activity engaged in by the general public and possibly fall in love with a new past time.”

http://on.culturedays.ca/assets/provinces/on/Craft%20release%20Sept%203-%20ONCD%20FINAL.pdf?1441283869 pdf

Here are just a few examples of Culture Days activities with a craft-focus:

It’s easy to find other craft-related activities in your communities by selecting “craft” as a search category on the Culture Days website.

Bloor St. Culture Corridor Hub

Also, the Bloor St. Culture Corridor – Toronto’s most diverse arts and culture district – celebrates the sixth annual Culture Days weekend taking place Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27, 2015 with the Culture Days Bloor St. Culture Corridor Hub.

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  • More than 15 free events and activities will be offered at leading arts and culture destinations on Bloor St. West.

The Bloor St. Culture Corridor invites everyone to create, participate, share, and celebrate culture in the heart of Toronto.

Enjoy! / Amusez vous bien!

PRESS RELEASE

THE BLOOR ST. CULTURE CORRIDOR HUB

TORONTO, Canada (September 4, 2015): The Bloor St. Culture Corridor – Toronto’s most diverse arts and culture district – celebrates the sixth annual Culture Days weekend taking place Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27, 2015 with the Culture Days Bloor St. Culture Corridor Hub. More than 15 free events and activities will be offered at leading arts and culture destinations on Bloor St. West. The Bloor St. Culture Corridor invites everyone to create, participate, share, and celebrate culture in the heart of Toronto.

The Culture Days Bloor St. Culture Corridor Hub features a variety of free activities being presented by Bloor St. Culture Corridor partners The Royal Conservatory of Music, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, the Gardiner Museum, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, The Toronto Consort, Alliance Française de Toronto, the Bata Shoe Museum, and The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. Read more of You’re Invited: ‘Culture Days 2015: Bloor St. Culture Corridor’ in Toronto at No Cost Sept.25-27, 2015

Calling Artists for Nuit Blanche 2015: Info Sessions Jan.5, 12 + Submission Deadlines Jan.19, Feb.17

This video presents Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014 Highlights.

“Scotiabank Nuit Blanche transformed the city of Toronto on October 4, 2014 with 130 art installations from hundreds of artists. More than a million people explored the exhibitions, including three new neighbourhood locations. Join us on October 3, 2015 for the 10th edition and experience this FREE all-night contemporary art event.”

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014, Toronto’s free annual all-night celebration of contemporary art in October, generated an economic impact of about $40.5 million for Toronto.

  • An estimated attendance exceeding one million people and including close to 200,000 out-of-town visitors.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015

FREE Admissions

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Toronto’s free all-night contemporary art event.
From sunset to sunrise, experience Toronto transformed by artists for one night only. All night long.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche official website

Participate in Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015
Artists  |  Sponsors  |  Volunteers

Artists & Programming Partners – Call for Submissions

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

If you have an idea for an art project, there are three different ways you can apply to participate: as an Open Call Project, an Independent Project or for the “10 for 10th”, as follows. Read more of Calling Artists for Nuit Blanche 2015: Info Sessions Jan.5, 12 + Submission Deadlines Jan.19, Feb.17

There are exciting celebratory events happening in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

This video presents “Festival recap – BARBEGAZI 2013.”

  • BARBEGAZI 2013 – Action Sports Festival at the Esplanade Financière Sun Life, Parc Olympique,  Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

Launch of the 2013-2014 Winter Program of the Olympic Park: ENTER PLAY OUTSIDE the Sun Life Financial Esplanade!

FREE  Admissions

Located East of the Olympic Stadium, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

December 1, 2013 to January 5, 2014

February 7, 2014

February 15 and 16, 2014

  • Olympic Park announced that the Esplanade will once again host an authentic Winter Village , a central element of its winter program that will include family, FREE and accessible activities.
  • Fitted this year in the area 100 of the Sun Life Financial Esplanade, which is located behind the Pie-IX metro, this new version of the Olympic Winter Park Village will feature a rink, allowing everyone to skate FREE and, even in mild weather thanks to its cooling system.
    • For the second year, the Winter Village is easily recognizable by its huge natural tree which this year, will measure 65 feet tall!
      • It will certainly return to Montreal as Sun Life Financial Esplanade will be hosted throughout the cold season.
  • The official opening of the site on December 1 will be highlighted by a fundraiser to benefit the organization’s Frimousse, a toy lending library of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.
    • For the modest sum of $2, children and adults can come affix a huge Christmas tree decoration in the Winter Village and are collected for each design will be donated to the toy library.
    • They will also be on site to donate new toys to contribute to service the loan toys Frimousse.
    • And to close the festival in style, end of the day, the Olympic Park will illuminate all lights to shine throughout the winter!

Here are some celebratory events as well as green events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

Green Neighbours 21 provides us info on the following green event in Toronto.

“Gasland II”: Free Screenings and Discussion

FREE Admission

November 9, 2013: 12pm-4pm at Committee Room 2, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.

and

November 12, 2013: 6pm at Runnymede Public Library, 2178 Bloor St. W.

Here are some great celebratory events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

3rd Annual Harvest Lunch

 FREE

Host:
Panorama Garden, Etobicoke Master Gardeners, Microskills, Rotary Club Etobicoke, MP Johnson, Rexdale CHC

When:
Saturday, October 5 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where:
Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Toronto, ON

Contact: Tania Fernandes at 416-744-6312 extension number 2357.

  • In celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week, the Rexdale Community Health Centre  (CHC) is hosting its Harvest Lunch.
  • Your invitation reads as follows.

Read more of You’re Invited: Toronto Celebratory Events Oct.5-Nov.23, 2013 + City & Ontario News

You are invited to the following FREE events in Ontario, Canada:

FREE Admission

Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts
163 Hurontario St.
Collingwood, ON
L9Y 4E8

Tel: 705.445.3430

GalleriesHours:
11am – 5pm
Wed – Sat

1 – 4pm Sunday

Closed Mon, Tues.

Here’s your invite to the FREE artists’ exhibition (May 1-26) as well as the FREE artists’ talk and reception (May 11):

Read more of You’re Invited: May 4 – 5, 2013 Events in Ontario, Canada