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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

PRESS RELEASE: Introducing VIBE Arts’ New Artistic Director

Change is in the air. With the turning of the season, more than just the weather is evolving at VIBE Arts. We are pleased to announce that an Artistic Director has joined our roster. Onika Powell brings over 15 years of experience in the arts as a full time dancer, performer and teacher with work … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: VIBE Arts Welcomes New Executive Director

This March, VIBE Arts’ longtime Executive and Artistic Director, Julie Frost moved on to a role at the City of Toronto.  During this transition, VIBE Arts’ Board of Directors placed their focus on the future of the organization, seeking the leadership necessary to propel VIBE Arts into its next stage. Following the significant growth of … Read more

Press Release: VIBE Arts x Rotary International Community-made Murals on display in TTC Stations until July 2018

From February through April 2018, VIBE Arts teamed up with five community partners across Ontario with the goal of creating murals in response to the question ‘What does community mean to me?’. Five groups of diverse individuals worked hard over a series of 8 – 10 workshops to complete the mural making process. Each group of … Read more