TYPE: BEING SCENE 2022, RECEPTION

Join us for the Zoom Opening Reception of the 21st annual Being Scene Exhibition on March 31 at 6 PM EDT

This year marks the 35th Anniversary of Workman Arts and we are celebrating this remarkable milestone with a virtual launch party! Join Executive Artistic Director Kelly Straughan as she congratulates all Being Scene artists in this year’s exhibition and unveils the virtual Being Scene platform. This will be followed by an “In Conversation” event with some very important people from our history! Please join us as we chat with Workman Arts’ founder Lisa Brown along with 5 original Workman Arts member artists including Catalina Monti di Oro, Kerry Westell, John Margerm, Cad Gold Jr. and Kim Nichols

*Only one registration is needed per household/device

ASL (American Sign Language) and live open captioning will be provided at this event.

If you have any other accessibility requests or questions, please contact Raine Laurent-Eugene at Raine_LaurentEugene@workmanarts.com.

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 6 PM EDT
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TYPE: RECEPTION

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 7 PM
FREE
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE AT:
bit.ly/BS21opening*

Join us for the Zoom Opening Reception of the 20th Anniversary of Being Scene!

Workman Arts’ annual Being Scene exhibition is back for its 20th anniversary! Going digital for the first time, Being Scene 2021 will be offered virtually and includes three exhibitions in one: a guest-curated exhibition of 11 commissioned artworks titled To Speak Without Speaking, and a juried exhibition of 60 artists, a retrospective exhibition honouring the 20th anniversary of Being Scene.

Please join us on March 4 at 7 PM for the Zoom opening reception, which includes a discussion with Executive Artistic Director Kelly Straughan, Workman Arts founder, Lisa Brown and To Speak Without Speaking guest curator Jacqueline Kok.

*Only one registration needed per household/device

If you have any accessibility requests or questions, please contact Justina Zatzman at justina_zatzman@workmanarts.com. ASL interpretation is available by request; if you require ASL interpretation, please let Justina know by Thursday, February 25, 2021.

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 7 PM
FREE

Only one registration required per device/household.

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BEING SCENE OPENING RECEPTION

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TYPE: EXHIBITION, RECEPTION

Join us for the opening reception of Being Scene 2020. View over 100 artworks and get the chance to meet some of the 66 artists who created the work in the exhibition.

The reception is free to attend. The event will have an active listener on site. We do our best to accommodate any interpretation, transportation assistance, navigation assistance, or any other accessibility needs by request. If you require any accessibility supports in order to attend this event, please get in touch with Justina Zatzman at justina_zatzman@workmanarts.com or 416-583-4339, ext 9.

  • SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2-5 PM
TMAC - Toronto Media Arts Centre

32 Lisgar Street
Toronto, Ontario

FREE

ACCESSIBILITY

Wheelchair Accessible Venue

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BEING SCENE VIP PREVIEW

BEING SCENE VIP PREVIEW

TYPE: EXHIBITION, RECEPTION

Join us for an exclusive VIP preview of Being Scene 2020, featuring live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and fabulous mocktails. Peruse over 100 artworks with the added bonus of purchasing before opening day. You’ll also get the chance to meet some of the artists who created the work in the exhibition, as well as other talented Workman Artists.

The VIP Preview is a fundraising event in benefit of Workman Arts. Workman Arts serves 425 artists who identify as having lived experience with mental health and/or addiction issues. Member artists have FREE access to 25+ weekly art classes, 14 studio spaces, materials and equipment, and exhibition and presentation opportunities. On average, 30 artists per month request to join our community. Proceeds from all tickets sold will go toward supporting member artists through the addition of more daily art classes, purchasing class materials and providing professional presentation opportunities like the Being Scene exhibition.

  • FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 6:30-8:30 PM
TMAC - Toronto Media Arts Centre

32 Lisgar Street
Toronto, Ontario

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