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Speakers’ Series events provide the opportunity to learn from and share with artists and creators.
All events are free and open to the public.
Registration is required. RSVP online or call 416-622-5294.
Bloody Boats to Rising Boats, Countless Journeys with Akshata NaikSpeakers Series Sept
Sunday Sept. 30, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The work of international contemporary artists, Akshata Naik, revolves around the multiple socio-political issues across the globe. It was through constant civil wars news, the migrant and refugee crisis, that urged her to create a massive art installation of red paper boats. Join Akshata as she discusses the motivation, creation and reaction behind her work.

MY art; my ART with Joe RichCapture
In partnership with the Etobicoke Art Group
Sunday Oct. 28, 2018
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Can we better understand our art and ourselves as artists by looking through the lens of relationship thinking? Join Joe Rich, social worker and artist as he walks us through some handy “relationship thoughts” that may shed new light on our work as artists, and our relationship with our work at both a personal and professional level. An afternoon to join with others to laugh, learn and build community.
Artist Talk with The Etobicoke Printmakers    Untitled 1
In partnership with the Etobicoke Art Group
Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join The Etobicoke Printmakers as they discuss their creative processes and reflect on the pieces in their collective exhibition.

Inside Out and Outside In: Art and the Unconscious with Ruth LuginbuehlSelbstportraitRuth
Sunday Jan. 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The language of our unconscious is based on art and dreams. Art is a mysteriously powerful way of communication, on at least three levels. Using examples from her own, as well as other artists’ expressive artwork, Ruth Luginbuehl will elaborate on the development of one’s own personal symbolic language. She will discuss how to tap into unconscious material, and thus foster creativity and growth.

Artist Talk with ESA Contemporary ArtESA
In partnership with the Etobicoke School of the Arts
Thursday February 14, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm   

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Mary Cassatt and Female Contemporaries with Louise ZychCapture1
Sunday Mar. 3
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Louise Zych and meet a few of the other ladies who earned and enjoyed success in the world of art along with Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot. We’ll celebrate female artists whose names and works deserve recognition for their contributions in laying the groundwork for artists in the 20th century.
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