National Youth Arts Week provides an opportunity for young people across Canada to create a celebration of youth led events showcasing their talents, expressing and exchanging ideas, getting excited about the arts and celebrating their positive contribution to their communities and to Canada.
From St. John's, NFLD, to Vancouver, BC, and everywhere in between!
As part of Aanmitaagzi’s “Dances of Resistance” project local multi-artist Clayton Windatt will engage with the audience of the Fair of Alternative Art Sudbury in spontaneous performance art workshops that address the theme of conformity. By collaboratively finding ways of breaking conformity symbolically, we all share wanted similarities unifying people through choice and celebrating each other’s freedoms.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:00pm to Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 7:38pm
Youth Unlimited Imprint Studio student art display on view at Idea Exchange, Queen's Square Lobby space starting Tuesday, May 6. Discover the talent of local teens and how this group uses art to inspire!
Renee Bokma, is the imprint studio director at the Youth Unlimited centre. The art studio gives youth the opportunity to do silk screening such as putting images on t-shirts. Renee also leads the weekly girls group.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:30am to 8:30pm
Queen's Square Library & Gallery - 1 North Square, Cambridge ON N1S 2K6
Celebrate Comics - the artist, the story, the art.
On Saturday, May 3 from 11:00am – 5:00pm, Idea Exchange is celebrating Cambridge Comic Arts Festival! Join us for a full day of activities and displays designed for comic lovers of all ages.
Start off the day with family-friendly events at our Queen’s Square location. The Star Wars Storytime begins at 11:00am, use the Force and celebrate all things Star Wars in an action packed program! Test your skills in a Jedi Training course, go on a Moon Rock hunt and create an out of this world craft to transform yourself into Yoda or Princess Leia, even design your own light saber. Stay for the character visit at 11:30am and meet Princess Leia and a Star Wars Stormtrooper! Bring your camera, snap a photo, and May the force be with you!
Discover the Queen’s Square Comic Expo throughout the day! You will have the chance to meet emerging and established comic book artists and vendors, view interactive displays complete with live drawing demonstrations that encourage participants of all ages to learn and create. Listen to spotlight presentations on topics ranging from character development to finding your first publisher. A list of artists and vendors will be posted by the end of March so check back soon!
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day and take home a free comic just for participating. Comic books will be available at all library locations.
Come for an hour or spend the day, either way you’ll experience the art of illustration.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Queen's Square Library & Gallery - 1 North Square, Cambridge ON
Celebrate the launch of the Mendel Youth Council's new blog with BLOG B.Y.O.T. — that's Bring Your Own T-shirt*. You will have the chance to silkscreen your shirt with a design provided by MYC artists. Free. All supplies — other than T-shirts — will be provided.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Mendel Art Gallery - 950 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon SK S7K 3L6
RE-create Outreach Art Studio is a free open arts studio where the youth can drop in and connect with themselves, others, and their community through the creative arts. From painting to poetry, performance art, photography and other multimedia projects, RE-create offers an opportunity for youth to try a variety of art forms under the guidance of local established artists and members of the wider arts communit
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Art Forms - 126 James Street North, Hamilton ON L8R 2K7
London and area High School students
(Grades 9-12 in 2014-15 school year) are invited to audition or interview for chance to be in The Grand's High School Project,
The Addams Family: A New Musical
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams
SPONSORED BY London Canadian Tire Associate Dealers
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
The Grand Theatre - 471 Richmond Street, London ON N6A 3E4