Wednesday, 27 July 2016




Welcome to the last summer instalment of What’s Happening Wednesday! I hope you’ve been able to attend some of the events, but if not then this is your last chance! There are some great finds below, including a film screening, an exhibit of paintings of Leonardo DiCaprio, and an exhibit curated by two MMSt students.

1. The BSM’s Inuit Film Series - Ghost Noise

The Bata Shoe Museum presents Ghost Noise as part of their ongoing Inuit Film Series. This film leads the audience into the magical world of third generation Inuit artist, Shuvinai Ashoona whose drawings reflect personal experience, Inuit mythology and the Arctic landscape. More info here.
  • Where: Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street W., Toronto ON
  • When: August 11 at 6:00 pm 
  • Cost: Included with Pay-What-You-Can admission
Black Cat, Lauren Nurse, stone lithography on Japanese paper, 2010, 20" x 30", 1/4. Source.  
2. Open Studio's Summer Salon

This exhibit, on from August 5 to 19, is co-curated by Bridget Collings and Brenna Pladsen, two second year MMSt students who interned at Open Studio this summer. The exhibit will feature a selection of original prints by significant Canadian artists. Be sure to come out and support Bridget and Brenna at the opening reception on August 6 from 2 to 4 pm. More info here.
  • Where: Open Studio, 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104, Toronto, ON 
  • When: Opening reception Saturday, August 6, 2 to 4 pm 
  • Cost: Free!
Just a taste of what the exhibit includes! Source
3. Draw Me Like One of Your French Girls at Steam Whistle Brewery 

This exhibit is a slightly tongue in cheek collection of paintings and drawings of Leonardo DiCaprio throughout his career. Be sure to catch it in Steam Whistle’s exhibition space before August 31! More info here.
  • Where: Steam Whistle Brewing, 255 Bremner Blvd Toronto, ON 
  • When: Opening Reception August 3rd, 7-11pm 
  • Cost: Free! 

Well that's all for this month, folks. Remember to leave me a comment with a new event happening near you, or reach out to me on Twitter! See you in September!

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