Intro to Mural Art coming to North York

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Registration is now open for Introduction to Mural Art: Fairview!

Quick Details:

  • A free program connecting basic art and design techniques to the practical skills of mural making
  • 6 sessions, held Saturdays from 1-4pm at Fairview Library, North York
  • Open to all skill levels and all ages 14+, no previous experience required
  • Participants will contribute to the design stages of a mural to be created summer 2016 in the Don Mills/Sheppard area
  • Register below or contact

Introduction to Mural Art is a free visual art learning program for all ages (14+) and skill levels. Professional artists will lead a series of six sessions connecting basic art and design techniques to the practical skills of mural making, empowering community members to participate in public wall art projects. Workshops include: drawing and painting techniques, colour theory, design challenges, stencil design and printing, enlarging techniques, and large-scale collaborative final mural design projects.

This program is offered in partnership with the Toronto Public Library, Fairview Branch, and will be held at the library (35 Fairview Mall Dr., North York), on Saturdays from 1-4pm from May 7th to June 18th, 2016 (excluding Victoria Day weekend). Participation is free and open to all, but spaces are limited and participants are expected to commit to completing the full six sessions.

Participants will not only learn about process of mural making, but will work towards the design of a public mural that reflects the surrounding community. Mural Routes is thrilled to partner with Cultural Hotspot, and to work with artists, participants, and the broader community, to make this mural a reality in the summer of 2016. Participants will have the opportunity not only to contribute to early design and planning, but to volunteer or be employed (through our youth summer mentoring program) in the mural’s execution.

For more information please email

UPDATE: As of April 22nd, 2016, all spaces in Intro to Mural Art Fairview have been filled. If you are interested in taking part, please fill out and submit the information below to be added to our waiting list. Thank you for your interest!

Waiting List Sign-up: Intro to Mural Art: Fairview

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This program is a part of Mural Routes’ Mural Art Learning Institute (MURALI)

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Intro to Mural Art: Fairview is presented in partnership with:

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And is a signature project of the Cultural Hotspot produced in partnership with the City of Toronto

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From May through October 2016, the Cultural Hotspot shines a spotlight on arts, culture and the community in North York, inspiring new ideas about where culture thrives in Toronto

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