AGO Massive theme, artists and discounted tickets!
Together for one night only, AGO Massive features immersive art installations, live performances, DJs that will get you moving, and irresistible food and drink. AGO Massive is an important fundraiser that supports The Art Gallery of Ontario's mission to bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world
NOW Magazine: Black Futures Month Cover Story
Toronto, ON (January 30, 2020) – Five Torontonians push for progressive change. An urban agriculturist, a poet, a planner, a curator and a fashion designer explain how they're breaking down barriers to Black liberation. Ashley McKenzie-Barnes “Curate and commission art that reflects Black people – and they will come.” After spending 15
Toronto, ON (December 4, 2019) – Toronto’s longest running Black History Month festival, Harbourfront Centre’s KUUMBA, marks 25 years of celebrating the heritage, culture and traditions of black Canadians with a series of talks, workshops, events and performances throughout February. The 2020 festival is curated by curator, creative director
#imakealiving is returning to Toronto!
#imakealiving is a monthly event for entrepreneurs powered by FreshBooks and sponsored by Wealthsimple, bringing together a diverse panel of entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners for lively and candid conversations. On November 20th, inside The Symes (150 Symes Road Toronto), Mina Gerges, Lisa Campbell, Steve Ballantyne and myself will provide
Join me Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for Building Blocks Daily: A Steady Move to Success presented by Pretty Elevated. Pretty Elevated is a community driven collective and social impact initiative by Irisa™ dedicated to empowering women and creating opportunities that amplify the female voice through community and connectivity. Join us on
Us. Here. Now.
To commemorate Black History Month, the photography and digital art exhibit Us. Here. Now. launches inside Union Station on Tuesday February 5th and runs until the end of the month. Us. Here. Now. is a group photography exhibit in the West Wing of Union Station that features original photography by SoTeeOh, Gillian Mapp, and Brianna Roye, showcasing notable Black Torontonians from different neighbourhoods throughout the
Time to shine the spotlight on contemporary Black-Canadian art by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes
It’s a long-standing and heavily discussed fact that opportunities for Black art and artists have lacked in the elite world of contemporary art, galleries and art dealing. So, when I was recently asked what I’m most excited about for my upcoming projects, the answer was easy: making space for and