(Youth 18-30) 2:00 - 4:30 pm
An opportunity for youth who identify with disability to work and develop their photography skills with guest artists each week. The program ends in a gallery
(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.
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.
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.
(Ages 18-32) 7:00 - 8:30 pm
An opportunity to finally work through that tune that you just can't get out of your head! For young adults who are looking to express their musical side. Bring your
instruments and songwriting skills to work with artists to make that song!
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.