VIBE Arts

Press Release: Introducing Cohort V of RBC Desire Lines

VIBE Arts is pleased to introduce the fifth cohort of our RBC Desire Lines program. 

RBC Desire Lines began in 2019 as a two-year art-in-mentorship program awarding young, emerging artists the opportunity to exhibit their work in subway stations across Toronto after attending a wide offering of professional development workshops.

Inside the VIBE-BALANCE Dance Program for Adults Living with Sight Loss

One of the ways VIBE delivers programming is through community-based programs and partnerships with community organizations.

We work collaboratively with schools, community centres, public housing, hospitals, public libraries, detention centres and shelters to bring art education programming directly to the people they serve in response to their greatest needs.

Press Release: Community Mosaic Unveiled at Toronto Pearson Airport

VIBE Arts is pleased to share the Sunflower Mosaic Project, a collaborative artwork now installed at Toronto Pearson, in partnership with Toronto Pearson and Autism Ontario. 

Youth and seniors from community partners Autism Ontario, Frank Oke Secondary School, George Syme Community School, Mural Routes, Rivercrest Junior Public School and YouthLink took part in mosaic-making programs where colourful sunflower mosaics bloomed and came together to create two large scale mosaics.

Arts Effect X: Tickets on Sale Now

VIBE Arts’ fundraising auction, Arts Effect, is back and celebrating its 10th event!

Tickets on sale now! Join us on June 6, 2024 for an inspiring evening showcasing incredible Canadian artists, including a live auction led by esteemed auctioneer Stephen Ranger, at the iconic Broadview Hotel.

Artist Call: NExT Program

VIBE Arts is seeking upcoming or early-career artists between the ages of 16-29 to join Cohort V of NExT, our Black youth mentorship program.

To apply, you must:

  • Be between the ages 16-29
  • Identify as Black
  • Consider yourself to be an upcoming or early-career artist
  • Have the willingness or ability to travel within Toronto


About the opportunity:

We are looking for applicants to join a group of dedicated, Black youth artists.

Press Release: VIBE Arts unveils community mural in Church-Wellesley Village

The Story In Your Cup of Coffee community mural, July 2023

In July 2023 VIBE Arts and artists Kseniya Tsoy, Rob Matejka and Frannie Potts created a community mural outside of Church Street Espresso (585 Church St, Toronto). The Story In Your Cup of Coffee is inspired by the cafe–an informal and very integral local community hub in The Village bringing people together through the shared love of a cup of good coffee. …

Press Release: VIBE Arts Introduces a 4-Day Work Week

Starting May 1st, VIBE will be providing its employees a 4-day work week. Staff will be working a 32-hour week, taken Monday-Thursday, while getting paid for a 40-hour work week. 

Why are we doing this?

4-day work weeks have been successful in summer months at VIBE for the past 2 years, with summer 2022 being one the busiest programming seasons we’ve ever had.