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Artfare Essentials

January 26 to February 1, 2018 (Jan. 29 off)
Times: 9:30 to 5:30 daily, with optional evening events and end party
Location: The Ground Floor, 132 Fort York Blvd, M5V 0E3 Toronto (with excursions to other city-wide sites)

What is it?

• An introduction to the principles and practices of arts that engage with and creates community,
• Everything (or many things!) you need to know to start your own community arts project,
• An orientation for potential future work and learning opportunities with Jumblies, offshoots and partners,
• A coming-together of artists and others interested in community-engaged arts,
• A mix of presentation, discussion, creative exploration, site visits and take-home resources,
• A fun, inspirational, thought-provoking, immersive 6-day experience.

Topics covered include:

• Definitions, terms and guiding principles
• Project envisioning and planning
• Partnerships
• Research (e.g. arts and story-based, oral history)
• Facilitation
• Aesthetics and ethics
• Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration
• Diversity and inclusion
• Navigating conflicts and challenges
• History of Jumblies, Offshoots, community arts
• Creative processes
• Evaluation and documentation
• Legacy and sustainability

Cost: $300 (with some subsidized places available)
Meals: Some are provided, some pot-luck, some bring-your-own
Certification: Participants will receive a certificate of completion from the Jumblies Studio

This workshop is respected in Toronto and across Canada as a qualification for community-engaged arts employment and funding.

Apply online at:
For more information contact: or 416 209 8428

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