Month: August 2016

A Fun Day at Family Pride

Family Pride day took place on July 2nd at Church St. Public School. Families had fun with an interactive family tree that grew throughout the day as children and families added handmade leaves, blossoms, and ribbons. The family tree was the backdrop for the kid-sized photo booth.…

Chalk it UP at Cultura Festival 2016

VIBE Arts lead a free interactive chalk art station at Cultura Festival. Every Friday in the month of July a large scale collaborative chalk station was held at Mel Lastman Square. The event taught chalk art techniques, stencil-making, and civic engagement.…

VIBE Arts Fest 2016 by and for Children & Youth

By Giselle Wenban ( VIBE Arts Fest Marketing Volunteer)

VIBE Arts Fest 2016 was truly a celebration. From June 8-11, the Aki Studio was full of energy, talent, support, and appreciation. I think I may speak for all of us on the Youth Volunteer Committee in saying that the festival exceeded anything we could have hoped for.…

Through the Lens of The War Artist

By Erin Glover

This spring we embarked on a special project called Through the Lens of the War Artist, looking at work created by Canadian war artists during WWII. Young creatives from Lambton Park Community School, and the Mt. Dennis and Evelyn Gregory Branches of the Toronto Public Library, took inspiration from a selection of war artist’s

A-SHOW: It was Hype! By Balu

By Balu

A Show took place on Thursday, June 23, 2016 and brought together 12 micro-grant recipients and their respective participants to engage in an exhibition and showcase organized collaboratively by Platform A. Some scheduled activities included: a henna art station led by participants from the henna program; live painting outside of the venue; dance performances; audio recordings attached to artwork for the public to hear insights on the participants perspective of social issues within their neighbourhoods.

Ricoh’s Special Gift

By Monica Gutierrez

VIBE Arts was the fortunate recipient of three prosumer digital cameras gifted by RICOH. We are so excited to use these to document our 150 reasons we love Canada project, workshops, and events, and to use in digital arts, youth, and children programs.…