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New Special Initiative Celebrates Canada’s Sesquicentennial

Pattison Outdoor Advertising, VIBE Arts and Toronto youth team up on an exciting art initiative for Canada’s sesqui-centennial birthday: PATTISON have generously donated $100,000 in-kind media to exhibit art created by youth from some of  Toronto’s most under-resourced communities.  The project entitled, 150 REASONS WE LOVE CANADA, is led by Vibe Arts, a grass-roots charity … Read more

Hand-Painted Murals Welcomed The 2016 NBA ALL-STARS and Fans to Toronto

NBA Canada created this beautiful video sharing George Harvey Collegiate Institute’s student’s journey in creating murals inspired by words connected to the sport of basketball; along with 350 children and youth from 30 schools and community organizations who worked under the guidance of 16 professional artists across the GTA who followed the same journey in creating 60 distinct murals. The murals welcomed … Read more

Winter and Soup 2016

Winter Clothing and Soup 2016 was a great success that happened on February 4th to February 5th. Winter Clothing and Soup was a pop-up art performance hosted by Sofy Mesa from VIBE Arts’ Emerging Artist Residency Program, along with fellow artist Oliver Roberts. They invited the diverse downtown community to come together, and get to know … Read more

New full-length documentary released by RISE

RISE is a community led by youth, comprised of artists, activists, free-thinkers, and revolutionaries. Together they help to create a safe and welcoming platform for self-expression and healing through the performance arts.

VIBE Arts’ Micro Grant Winners List

VIBE Arts would like to greatly congratulate the emerging and newcomer artists on being 2015/2016 micro-grant winners of twelve distinct grants of  $1,000 going to each individual and team. Platform A is an exciting project funded by the Toronto Arts Council; this partnership is between four leading community arts organizations VIBE Arts, Art Starts, Jumblies Theatre, and SKETCH/CUE. The four organizations … Read more

VIBE Arts featured in Good News Toronto

Georgina Williams of Good News Toronto featured VIBE Arts in a great retrospective article.

Same Vision. Same Values. Same Voice.

YES, we rebranded! We are now called VIBE Arts! We’ve reached an incredible milestone – 20 years in operation! The young people we work with expressed their interest in revamping our name to not only reflect our immense growth, but also to a name that they can better connect with. After months of research and … Read more

“This is why we play” New NBA themed program

In partnership with the NBA and Pattison Outdoor Advertising, VIBE Arts is engaging children and youth across the city in a signature project that combines visual art making, teamwork and physical literacy.   Through group art projects children and youth will reflect on active play, teamwork and sport and paint murals based on these themes.  The murals … Read more