Art of the Danforth 2012
From May 20 – June 10, 2012, Danforth Avenue between Greenwood and Cedarvale will host: 36 large site-specific installations, 4 hands-on workshops, 20 stores turned mini-galleries, and over 50 walking tours, on-the-fly events and performances. All activities are free, accessible and open to all.
AoD 2012 boasts everything from surprising installations from some of Toronto’s most cutting-edge artists to projects that will let you, your family and your friends participate in whimsical arts activities. Come and…
-throw paint at total strangers
-interact with a store window
-learn how to yarn-bomb
-join a walking tour led by two of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet
-host arts curios in your own home
-empty the contents of your pockets and tell a story
... and see east Toronto in a whole new light.
Projects, schedule and map are now online: www.artofthedanforth.com.
UPCOMING dates of import:
- May 20 is the kick-off. Join in for two opening activities:
-Make a Joyful Noise parade in East Lynn Park – 11am – dress up, bring your noisemakers and help make some noise!
-10 minute paint fight on Ladysmith Avenue. Gather at Danforth & Ladysmith at 12:30 pm. Fight starts at 1pm SHARP so don’t be late! Wear white!
How you can participate:
-Volunteer! They need all sorts of people to help set up, maintain exhibits and generally hang out with and have fun. If you’re interested, please email Daniel at firstname.lastname@example.org
-AOTD looking for stuff to borrow (or just plain take): a ladder, leftover paint / primer and painting supplies.
-Come out, enjoy the activities and SPREAD THE WORD!
In other news:
Artists / Artisans: the early-bird deadline for the Danforth East Arts Fair is May 18. Apply now and save some cash! http://www.deca-arts.ca/