News & Events

Lunchroom Transformation Program Updates!

VIBE Arts has been helping children and youth transform their lunchrooms over the years to encourage healthy and active lifestyles. VIBE’s lunchroom transformations are exciting projects where kids are engaged in planning, designing and producing a mural for their school or community agency. Artistic expression is central to this project. Our Lunchroom Transformation project at … Read more


Our most recent Arts for Social Justice (ASJ) residency took place at a Salvation Army Thrift Store (Bloor & Lansdowne) this January. Emerging artist Jade Greaves ran the ‘Choosing Sustainable Sources’ project to encourage critical thinking and conscientious purchasing through a social justice lens. Jade created a textile installation to symbolize the many ways a … Read more

Platform A Announces the Recipients of 2017 Micro-Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Platform A: Tamara Haberman | | 416-656-9994 Toronto Arts Council: Susan Wright | | 416 392 6802 x 211 Platform A Announces the Recipients of 2017 Micro-Grants January 31, 2017 TORONTO – Platform A partner organizations Art Starts, Jumblies Theatre, VIBE Arts, SKETCH and CUE are pleased to announce the … Read more

Junior League Peer-to-Peer Workshop

By: Alannah Johnson November was an exciting time in the VIBE office as we held peer-to-peer workshops facilitated by members of our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) throughout the month. Shashann Miguel-Tash held a visual arts workshop on Sunday November 13th for emerging artists and engaged us with a lesson on how colours evoke emotions within … Read more

Artists Meet-up

By Racachel Edge VIBE Arts has been busy hosting Artist Meet-ups this Fall/Winter 2016. Two were hosted in early November for our emerging artists to get to know one another, meet our new mentorship program coordinator, and map out their artistic journeys together. Conversations were created around goal setting, how to support one another, and … Read more

P4K Neighbourhood Games

By: Alannah Johnson  As we move into the winter season, it is the perfect time to plan fun activities in your community to engage local youth and combat the cold – or get out and play in the snow! On Saturday, November 19th, talented artist Trevoy Williams held a DJing workshop as a part of … Read more

Clash of the Canvases

By: Monica Gutierrez On November 15 VIBE Arts celebrated “Clash of the Canvases”. This event was organized by STEP, a student-run event production group out of George Brown College, and involved VIBE Arts artists coming together in friendly competition. Artists live painted canvases in front of an audience of 150+, and the artwork was then … Read more