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Students from Etobicoke School of the Arts viewing the gallery.


The Creative Connect program is your way to bring arts and culture into your classrooms to introduce students to Afro-diasporic artistic expression, new spaces, learning opportunities, perspectives, and experiences!

Students will work and learn alongside our mentors and career artists who are living and working within creative sectors across multiple art disciplines.

What We Offer

Bringing the culture to your classroom! We offer a variety of school programming and workshops. Select what works best for your classroom and send us an email to schedule.

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In Classroom

We bring in artist educators and career professionals to facilitate high quality, engaging and culturally relevant workshops from across various art disciplines.

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Field Trips

See the Toronto art scene up close and personal! We offer students the opportunity to visit and engage in artistic experiences and exhibitions across Toronto!

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University Tours

We have partnered with Toronto universities to provide students with the opportunity to connect with faculty and students, tour the campus, and experience university life firsthand!

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Volunteer Hours

Are yours students in need of volunteer opportunities? We offer students the opportunity to work alongside our staff to gain art administrative, communication, leadership, and organizational skills.

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All of our Artists & Facilitators have an up-to-date Vulnerable Sector Check!

Powerful, eye-opening and honest. I enjoyed the lessons we learned from this experience. I was able to tell my story and connect to my roots and peers through writing and poetry! Student