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ArtsXpress webicon July10Tuesdays, March 27 - May 15, 2018
(Ages 16-29) 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Powered By Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Accessible Arts Initiative. Get creative! Young adults 16-29 will engage with clay and ceramics, painting, fiber and textile arts. With guest musician Thiago Marques and guest artist Graeme Longland. Materials take into account the sensory component of art making. Open-ended, and process-oriented, an opportunity for self-expression and creative exploration, in a social and group environment. Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities and ASD and open to all. This program is generously supported by Yveline Audemars & Humberto Rivero, and the Bigioni Family.

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Intro to Universal Design

Graphic logo with text in the middle that says "Intro to design"Sunday March 4, 2018
2:00 - 4:00 pm

What is Design? What is Universal Design? This session will introduce participants to the world of design by using an everyday item - the chair. Participants will explore chair designs from around the world and discuss form and function while exploring design concerns including materials, ergonomics, accessibility and scale. Participants will learn to think like designers as they work.

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The Storytelling Project

a group of young adults sit in a circle listening to each otherMondays, February 26 - April 16, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Do you feel like your creativity needs a space to flourish and grow? Are you looking for the spot where you can give your experiences life and movement? Join us in our story-making space, where you can share your story and use your voice to give life to your experiences. Team up or create individually in a safe space where you can create your tales and learn from others who are experiencing very similar or very different things from you. Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities and/or ASD but open to all.

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Improv For All

Sundays, April 15 - June 10, 2018 (no class April 22, May 13 & 20)
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Instructor, performer and writer Cassie Barradas teaches adults of all abilities the basics of improvisation in a fun and supportive environment using Who's Line Is It Anyway?-type games. Build your confidence while learning the magic of "yes and...". No prior experience necessary.

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