Partners

Curator Organizations

Curator Partner Organizations are complementing the city-wide jury process by commissioning artists from their neighbourhoods to write work for custom stretches of line.

Council Fire

Daniels Regent Park Neighbourhood Organization

Cabbagetown South

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre is an autonomous, vibrant cultural agency that involves and serves the Indigenous community with confidence for and commitment to their well-being.

With a mandate to provide counselling, material assistance and other direct services to First Nations people as well as to encourage and enhance spiritual and personal growth.

Community Music Schools of Toronto

Daniels Regent Park Neighbourhood Organization

Regent Park

Expanding from Regent Park School of Music, we’ve changed over to our new identity as Community Music Schools of Toronto. This new name acts as an umbrella, better connecting and reflecting all of our sites, celebrating our history in Regent Park and Jane Finch and looking to reach even more communities in the future. 

While the name may have changed, the goal has always remained the same: to help kids thrive through music. Thank you, as always, for supporting our students as we do our very best to provide them a safe, exciting learning environment. 

Sketch

Trinity Bellwoods

SKETCH is a community arts enterprise engaging diverse young people, ages 16-29, from across Canada, who live homeless or on the margins and navigate poverty to:

  • experience the transformative power of the arts
  • build leadership and self-sufficiency in the arts
  • cultivate social and environmental change through the arts

We see a movement where young people are celebrated and engaged as culture makers, perception changers and collaborators in building creative communities.

Arts Etobicoke

Etobicoke

Arts Etobicoke is a not-for-profit charitable organization that focuses on improving people’s lives through the arts. We have developed an inclusive and creative community hub that is open to all people in West Toronto. We believe in providing equitable access to the arts regardless of economic or social status. Arts Etobicoke is a place where everyone can freely express their art and culture through our programs, exhibitions, workshops, events, classes, and professional development.

The Remix Project

East Bay Front

The Remix Project is a multidisciplinary arts training organization dedicated to strengthening the creative community by supporting the next generation of industry leaders. Focused on each student’s personal and professional development, Remix was created to help level the playing field for talented young people who face barriers in pursuing careers in arts and entertainment.

Rise

Scarborough

We create safe and inclusive spaces for youth and emerging artists to express themselves in a positive way. Through our Edutainment methodology, we empower performance artists to create meaningful art rooted in self knowledge and self expression.  We believe art has the power to transform the lives of many youth we often see lost to the system and its streets.

Our programs provide youth with platforms to perform, learn and develop leadership skills. Our model encourages youth to dive deep into their stories while using art as a cathartic practice to explore their vulnerability and create room to best deal with their mental health

We believe safe platforms encourage self-expression and self reflection. In many cases it is an opportunity for youth to experience the power of community healing through art and vulnerability.

Long Winter

Queen West

Long Winter was created in the fall of 2012 as an initiative of the Toronto punk band Fucked Up: an all-ages, pay-what-you-can seasonal event series that would transcend the typical concert experience. A dense, eclectic mix of local musicians, visual/performance/media/installation artists, writers, and dancers would all have a chance to exhibit and perform their works alongside one another, creating a unique environment for both audience and participants.

Presenting a roster of jam-packed events from November through March each year, Long Winter cultivates an unprecedented cross-section of Toronto music communities, with a focus on DIY/underground/emerging scenes. We are committed to a presentation of diverse, cutting-edge music and art that is inclusive and exciting, with as few barriers to access as possible. Live acts from a range of genres are programmed back-to-back on multiple stages, so that audiences and subcultures are interwoven throughout the building, and emerging artists appear alongside more established names.

Sponsors

Regent Park Neighbourhood Sponsor

The Daniels Corporation

Public Partners

Toronto Transit Commission

ArtworkxTO

ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art 2021–2022 is a year-long celebration of Toronto’s exceptional public art collection and the creative community behind it. Working closely with artists and Toronto’s arts institutions, ArtworxTO will deliver major public art projects and commissions, citywide, from fall 2021 to fall 2022. Supporting local artists and new artworks that reflect Toronto’s diversity, ArtworxTO is creating more opportunities for citizens to engage with art in their everyday lives. Discover creativity and community–everywhere. Visit www.artworxTO.ca for full details.

Arts Partners

Presenting Partner

Established in 1976 by members of the Canadian Creative Music Collective (CCMC), the Music Gallery develops, presents and promotes contemporary music in all genres.

Since the beginning, our mandate to foster innovation and experimentation in music has remained constant, and today, we continue to redefine the possibilities for concert music.

Jury Partner

The Canadian Music Centre has been supporting, preserving and celebrating the works of Canadian composers since 1959. As proud and passionate advocates, we offer innovative resources for discovering, exploring, listening to and playing Canadian music online and in five regional hubs.

Serving composers, artists, performing organizations, educators, students and audiences of all ages, we offer a feast for the ears from the heart of our unique cultural experience! By connecting the world with Canadian music and the talented artists who create it, we maintain an extensive archive of scores and works by Canadian composers accessible online and through our lending library as well as a publishing and repertoire consultation service. The award-winning Centrediscs label offers high quality/professional commercial and archival recordings.

We are a valuable cultural resource, representing a growing community of over 900 professional Canadian Composers by showcasing their music through our website and social media, at conferences worldwide and educational workshops. Since nothing compares to a live performance, the CMC hosts and sponsors concerts and events across the country connecting audiences with our talented Canadian composers.

Soundways – AR Audio Software

SoundWays is a platform that creates and edits sound content in augmented reality audio, created by Collectif MU and distributed exclusively by Sarl REMU.

Through a wide variety of spatio-temporal parameters, Soundways develops geolocated podcasts, audiowalks and immersive sound environments created from a web-accessible CMS. Available in several languages, the works are broadcasted on the Soundways platform, or on a dedicated white label solution application. 

Since its creation in 2014, several artists and cultural institutions, both in France and internationally (Sibelius Academy Helsinki – Finland, City of Charleroi – Belgium, …) have published their own application based on SoundWays technology on Apple Store (iOS) and on Google Play (Android).

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