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Visitations - a diary entry from Lucy

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 years, 2 months ago

What follows is an entry from the journal of Lucy Mann, a recent engineering graduate who is currently visiting Toronto, attempting to solve a mysterious—and potentially deadly—riddle left behind by her great-grandfather. Lucy is also fictional, and one of the characters from VISITATIONS, an interactive theatrical adventure that was just extended to May 14. Check here for dates and tickets.

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MOCCA Award + Partners in Art + Venice

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 years, 3 months ago

Earlier this week Partners in Art (PIA), a Toronto-based non-profit org received the biannual MOCCA Award. They had some big pans for the $25,000 prize

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Venice Biennale

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 years, 4 months ago

With just a couple of months to go, much of the art world is counting down to Venice! The Venice Biennale, is arguably the pre-eminent art exhibition - the so-called art Olympics - where, since 1895, countries have selected a single artist to exhibit in dedicated pavilions and temporary locations all over the city. The national exhibitions are supported by a massive group show in the sprawling Arsenale that aims to uncover themes in contemporary culture and provide a greater context for contemporary art.

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Gallery Talk: Arsenal Toronto's Rosie Prata

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 2 years, 4 months ago

Arsenal is more than just a contemporary gallery, it also functions as a beautiful space for private, corporate + charitable events. Located in the Junction, Arsenal is a great addition to the neighbourhood that some consider responsible for saving Toronto's art scene. We sat down with the Associate Director, Rosie Prata, to talk about what Arsenal has planned for the year and who she'd enjoy a Drake burger with.

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Armory Week

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 years, 4 months ago

So much great work to see at Armory Week! Independent, Volta, exhibitions and then some. Everything from daguerreotypes to the kitchen sink.

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#downtownTO Made With Lego

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 5 months ago

Have you ever wondered what our city would look like made from Lego? Thanks to The Legoland Discovery Centre inside Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre, you can see Toronto created from 1.5 million colourful Lego bricks. Enjoy all the city's main landmarks- including City Hall, the Air Canada Centre, Yonge-Dundas Square + even fans ready to watch a baseball game.

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