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Looking back at VIBE Arts’ ‘The Chronicles’: Black History Month Programming 2019

This February, VIBE Arts earned an outstanding opportunity, in collaboration with community arts organizations RISE and Freedom Fridayz, to host a three-part series of Black History Month programming. Funded by Canadian Heritage, The Chronicles series set out to honour the legacies of Black Canadians, past and present, through artful activities, activations, and conversations. Part one … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Introducing Boreal Creates – VIBE Launches Programming in Northern Ontario Communities

At VIBE Arts, we have been building relationships to expand the reach of our impact. In 2017, we worked with national partners and participants for our 150+ Reasons We Love Canada project. This winter, VIBE has had the privilege of collaborating with Indigenous artist and arts assistants, in Northern Ontario communities, to design a series … Read more

New Year, New Members

The VIBE Arts Board of Directors fundraise, advise, govern, oversee policy and strategic direction, as well as assist with the leadership and promotion of VIBE Arts. Members of our board play a crucial role in our organization. Each member joins us with unique life and career experience and helps our organization achieve its goal of … Read more

5 Ways to Give Back to Community Arts this Season

The holiday season is filled with countless ways to feel the warmth of giving. One of the most gratifying ways to feel good in 2019 is by giving back to your community.  At VIBE, every day we are lucky enough to witness how community arts impacts thousands of lives across Ontario. The source of this … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: VIBE Arts x StART Mural Completed, Launch Event Tuesday, September 10th 2018

This July, VIBE Arts teamed up with StreetARToronto (StART) and began the process of transforming a huge stretch of brick wall into a piece of art. The finished mural, located at Centennial East Recreation Centre at 1967 Ellesmere Road in Scarborough, features multiple species of butterflies and has been named ‘Kaleidoscope’, after the word meaning … Read more

VIBE Arts x StreetARToronto Mural Takes Flight at Scarborough Centennial Recreation Centre

This summer, VIBE Arts is proud to be teaming up with StreetARToronto (StART), The City of Toronto’s suite of innovative programs designed specifically for streets and public spaces. Initiated in 2012 as an integral part of the City’s Graffiti Management Plan, StART has been successful in reducing graffiti vandalism and replacing it with vibrant, colourful, … Read more

VIBE Arts Named Beneficiary of Lawrence Park Art Show 2018

The Lawrence Park Art Show is an annual art exhibition and sale hosted and sponsored by the Lawrence Park Community Church, located at Bayview Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East in North York. This year, the three-day event spans the weekend of October 12-14 and boasts four gallery exhibitions. Three of the galleries will feature work … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Drive the VIBE Summer Sessions bring FREE Arts Programming to Oshawa this Summer

This June, VIBE Arts launched the new mobile programming initiative, Drive the VIBE, at VIBE Arts Festival. This outreach initiative enables VIBE programming to travel to community events and festivals within the GTA and provincially. The goal of the Drive the VIBE is to engage communities in art-making while creating space for dialogue around area-specific … Read more