Category: Wall Art Learning Series

WALS is a series of individual workshops designed to equip emerging and mid-career artists and managers working in wall art, to deepen their understanding of the field of mural art and gain practical skills for career success.

Workshops are held throughout the year in locations across Toronto. Topics seek to fulfill needs in the mural arts community. Past topics have included budgets and proposals, working with aerosol, health and safety for muralists, community consultation, and more. If you have a suggestion for a relevant topic please email kyla@muralroutes.com.

2021 Workshops for Artists in Niagara Falls: Aerosol Art

Workshop includes a theoretical overview of graffiti art style and culture, and time for hands-on practice and learning technique with aerosol spray paint. Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 11am-4pm Where: Niagara Falls History Museum, 5810 Ferry St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1S9 Instructor: Evond Blake AKA MEDIAH Cost: Free More information: jenneen@muralroutes.ca *This workshop is …

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PIECE BY PIECE: Online Mosaic Workshops for Scarborough Residents (55+)

Thanks to a Government of Ontario Seniors Community grant, 27 Older Adults (55+) and Seniors (65+) living in Scarborough developed mural-making skills with experienced mosaic mural artist Cristina Delago. As part of the program, delivered virtually, each participant created a mosaic panel to contribute to this large community mural project on the theme of gratitude. …

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PIECE BY PIECE: Online Mosaic Workshops 

PIECE BY PIECE: Online Mosaic Workshops for Older Adults (55+) and Seniors (65+) who reside in Scarborough. Develop mural-making skills with experienced mosaic mural artist Cristina Delago. Participants will work on a small mosaic keepsake for themselves as well as one larger piece to contribute to a community mosaic project. DATES: Workshops will take place Monday …

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Registration: Artists’ Response in Uncertain Times

2020 has shown us that mural artists can be looked to as the cultural “First Responders” in Uncertain Times. Join us online as this panel of speakers share examples of how individual artists, collectives, and organizations can creatively pivot and negotiate the margins, and lead with creative solutions during these uncertain times. Date: Wednesday, July …

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