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Checking in with Smart Cookie Club

Smart Cookie Club offers play-based enrichment for children, caregivers, and parents through classes and programs across the city. We sat down with co-founding teachers Talia and Mary to speak to us about their experience at Artscape Youngplace. Smart Cookie Club is currently in Suite 306, and will be taking over Flex Studios 108 and 109 as permanent tenants later this summer.

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Coffee & Conversation – Lyla Rye

Coffee & Conversation is excited to share this interview with the talented Lyla Rye. Lyla is well renowned artist who has exhibited all over Canada, and internationally. Her work explores the use of digital photography and architectural space. It was an absolute pleasure to have the opportunity to interview her.

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Documenting the Liveable City

“At Work in the Memory Archive” is a fascinating initiative to catalogue and shed light on under-recognized city-building and social justice efforts in Toronto. This interactive installation forms part of the upcoming MYSEUM:Intersections at Artscape Youngplace from March 22-25. We spoke with the founders of this interactive installation, Department of Public Memory, to learn more it and the impact they hope the show will have.

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Q&A with Painter and Artscape Award Winner, Katrina Jurjans

Emerging artist Katrina Jurjans wowed us at the 2017 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition with boldly layered paintings. Her work garnered not one but two accolades at the festival, including the Best of Painting and Best of Student Award (which is inclusive of the Artscape Award). Experience Katrina’s work at her upcoming exhibition, “for a moment it all comes together (and you’re the only one).” Opening November 16, 6 PM – 9 PM

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Unveiling our new exterior space

After three months of construction, we are thrilled to reveal our new exterior space! This morning we celebrated with our tenants, the Artscape Youngplace condo board and community members at the official reveal event for this functional, fresh and environmentally friendly exterior.

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