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Family workshop: Nuit Rose Light Parade Cocoon Creation Workshop

June 16, 2014 @ 6:30 am to 9:30 pm

As part of Nuit Rose on Saturday June 21, the Light Parade event will be encouraging people to participate in carrying lanterns or wearing costumes in the theme of transformation, on a walk from Artscape Youngplace to the Gladstone Hotel.

This free workshop will focus on creating cocoon like lanterns to be carried in the parade on the evening of June 21st. Working with supplied natural materials, Willow branches, cotton string, twine, paper and wheat paste, Joey Bruni will guide this workshop and help you create a cocoon of your very own. Come be part of the event that will enchant the night with light.

Monday June 16 at 6:30 p.m. (up to 3 hours) – FREE
Families and children are welcome

Please rsvp to ayp@torontoartscape.on.ca to confirm a spot in the class!

We hope you can join us for Nuit Rose at Artscape Youngplace, a Community Open House on June 21 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Explore the building and get ready for our neighbourhood light parade at this family-friendly event.

We’ll have lots of creative things to see for the early evening part of this event. Families can create lanterns and other glowing elements to display in the neighbourhood light parade. Visit an open studio, tour our Nuit Rose gallery exhibition, browse the design market and mix and mingle with artists and friends.

7:00 PM > Drop-in programming begins!

9:15 PM > The Light Parade departs Artscape Youngplace for a community walk to the Gladstone Hotel. Everyone is welcome to participate!

Nuit Rose
 is a queer-focused contemporary art event in celebration of World Pride 2014 in Toronto. This late night event will be held on Saturday, June 21 from 7 PM until 4 AM in two areas: Queen Street West and Church Wellesley Village.

Other Nuit Rose events include:

  • Art installations
  • Artist exhibitions
  • Art marketplace
  • Performance, theatre and music
  • Film, video and digital art
  • Audience participation

For more information please visit www.nuitrose.ca


June 16, 2014
6:30 am to 9:30 pm
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Studio 106
180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON Canada


Artscape Youngplace