Art Walk Opens This Weekend!

Art Walk April 23 – May 2, 2010

Along Danforth between Greenwood & Woodbine

Listings now available

Now online at www.artofthedanforth.com you’ll find the list of participating artists and where you can find their work, plus a downloadable brochure you can print at home.  Printed brochures will be available on the street Friday April 23 – you can pick them up at LucSculpture Studio & Schools (663 Greenwood), participating stores or at our information tent in the Coxwell Parkette, Sunday the 25, May 1 & 2, noon – 5.

WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN

April 23 – May 2: Art in Stores & Street installations.  Community planter decorating – you can decorate one too!

Saturday April 24:

10am – 1 PM:  Community Clean Up: get outside and clean up the neighbourhood!

Noon – 5 pm @ Red Sable, 1765 Danforth – create a painting to contribute to the Home & Habitat display (activity)

1-2 pm @ Coxwell Parkette  – Volunteer BBQ  and unfurling of The Pillow Project by Laura Brown

1pm:  1783 Danforth – BOXZART by SOL EXPRESS L’Arche Toronto (dance)

Sunday April 25:

11 am @ East Lynn Park – DECA Make A Joyful Noise Parade

12     noon – 3 pm @ Coxwell Parkette – Portraits in the Park by Stephen Caissie

12  noon – 5 pm @ Red Sable, 1765 Danforth – create a painting to contribute to the Home & Habitat display (activity)

Saturday May 1:

10 am – 6 pm @ East Lynn Park – The longest free-standing sculpture in the world, with Jerry Silverberg

(family-friendly interactive activity)  & Mark Sepic’s Junkestra

12 noon, Coxwell Public Library   – Ghosts of the Danforth (Charlotte Mundy & Patrick Power)

1 & 3 pm, Coxwell Public Library  –   The Box Company (David Carbert & Simon Madore)

12 noon – 5 pm @ 1275 Danforth:  Graffiti art demonstration by Yannick Bihan – 1275 Danforth

12 – 6 pm:  Studio Tours:

Anthony Jim @ 177 Wolverleigh Blvd (Historical Buildings in Pencil)

Mark Sepic @ 159 Chisholm Avenue  (Backyard Junkestra)

1 – 4 pm:    IFA by Gomo George (roaming)

2 pm  – Dance demonstrations by the SPACE , 1324 Danforth

3 pm @ 10 Feet Tall, 1381 Danforth –  Feeling Good by SOL EXPRESS L’Arche Toronto (dance) 3:30 pm  @ Cafe Tangiers, 1385 Danforth – Tales from 1001 Arabian Nights – Family storytelling in traditional dress

by Youssef Bouiahadj and Ismail Fatty

Sunday May 2:

12 noon – 6 pm:  The Junkestra at East Lynn Park

12 noon – 5pm @ Coxwell Public Library   (alternating)

The Box Company (David Carbert & Simon Madore)

Ghosts of the Danforth (Charlotte Mundy & Patrick Power)

12 noon & 2 pm:  Live painting performance by Annie Si-Wing Tung @ 1275 Danforth

12 – 5pm:  Studio Tours

Heather Bell Denison @ 48 Woodington Ave (Silverworks)

Anthony Jim @ 177 Wolverleigh Blvd

Mark Sepic @ 159 Chisholm Avenue

1-4 pm:     IFA by Gomo George (roaming)

1 pm – Graffiti art demonstration by Yannick Bihan,  1275 Danforth

2 pm  – Dance demonstrations by the SPACE, 1324 Danforth

6-9 pm: closing night party for artists & friends, LucSculpture Studio 663 Greenwood

For the most up-to-date schedules and display list, please visit our website:  www.artofthedanforth.com

STILL NEED A FEW GOOD PEOPLE….

To volunteer with installation and providing on-site volunteer assistance during the 10 days.  If you have some spare time – especially in the next three days during the daytime, drop us a line and let us know.  We can put you to work lifting & hammering stuff or walking the street connecting with the people in the walk.

See you on the Danforth!

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