Events

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Upcoming Events

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inPrint @ Cultural Hotspot: East York Launch

Saturday, June 17th, 2917
East York Civic Centre
850 Coxwell Ave
Toronto, ON
1pm to 4pm

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Stop by the Cultural Hotspots Launch and find out more about our exciting project at Todmorden Mills with First Story Toronto! We will be onsite offering a family-friendly stamp station to help us kick off our summer programming, including our incredible partnership with Cultural Hotspots.

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Salon d’inPrint

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
296 Oakwood Ave
Toronto, ON
1pm to 4pm
Free to attend

Members of the inPrint Collective are hosting an informal sale of their works, salon-style, in the comfort of a living room!

Join us in the home of inPrint artist Maureen Da Silva, and browse through a variety of affordable artworks ranging from prints, bookworks, and paintings. Enjoy some tea and light snacks, and chat with us about your favourite art world gossip, pop culture references, print techniques and more!

Art prices range from $15-$600. Some works are large, and may require access to a car to take home.

Cash and credit (no debit) accepted. Paypal also accepted.

No fee to attend! Just come by and say hello!

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inPrint @ Multicultural Day

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON
6pm to 9pm

Free to attend

Join inPrint as we help Scarborough Museum celebrate Multicultural day! Amongst the many activities and performances, inPrint welcomes the public to help us print a Canada 150 flag in preparation for the upcoming Canada Day event!

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inPrint @ Canada Day

Saturday, July 1st, 2017
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON
10pm to 5pm

inPrint is back at Scarborough Museum, printing up a storm in honour of Canada Day! Join us as we print Canada Day postcards to say Happy Birthday! Choose from a variety of stamps made over the years by inPrint and Scarborough Museum youth volunteers and send away your postcard to anyone across the country.

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My City, My Six

Silkscreen workshops in support of East End Arts’ My City, My Six writing workshops.

“My City My Six is a participatory public art project that will reveal Toronto and its residents in celebration of Canada 150, six words at a time. The My City My Six project asks Torontonians of all ages and backgrounds to share something essential about themselves in six words.”

Saturday, August 19, 1-4pm: Areej Art Gallery
Saturday, August 26, 1-4pm: Artisans at Work

Check out East End Arts for more info and workshops related to “My City, My Six”.

This series is part of the Cultural Hotspot: East York.

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Inter-Museum Print Exchange: Todmorden Mills

Saturday August 12th, 10:30am to 2:30pm (Tour portion of project, rain date: Sunday, August 13th)
Sunday August 20th, 10:30am to 2:30pm
Sunday, August 27th, 10:30am to 2:30pm
Saturday, September 9th, 10:30am to 2:30pm

A celebration will be conducted on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 for the opening of the exhibit featuring prints produced in these workshops.

Information for Indigenous youth (14 years old to 17 years old) interested in registering:

Up to 10 spots are available in the Todmorden Mills edition of this project. Participants will receive:

* sketchbook and pencil set
* food and ttc fare provided throughout workshop series
* a certificate of mentorship from First Story, with applicable citation for your resume/CV
*$100 honorarium upon completion of the workshops

Register at inprint.collective@gmail.com

 Please read our media release below for more details about registering for this series:

Toronto, June 1st, 2017

Printing workshops teach youth about East York’s Indigenous Peoples history 

First Story Toronto and The inPrint Collective are proud to be partnering on a series of printmaking workshops highlighting the indigenous history of the East York area in Toronto.

From May through October 2017, the Cultural Hotspot shines a spotlight on arts, culture and the community in East York/the east end, inspiring new ideas about where culture thrives in Toronto. The City of Toronto has partnered with us to create our SPARK project entitled The Inter-Museum Print Exchange: Todmorden Mills. Other projects include visual arts, music, dance, youth mentorship and employment, local festivals and more. Projects like ours, and the legacy Cultural Loops Guide, will enable the local community and visitors to discover Hotspot neighbourhoods like East York to experience arts, culture, fantastic food, heritage and parkland.

Wyandot multi-media artist Catherine Tammaro will facilitate workshops for Indigenous youth aged 14 to 17. The workshops will begin with a historic walking tour of the neighbourhood centred around Todmorden Mills, facilitated by First Story members. The relief printing sessions will be supported by artists from the inPrint Collective.

The free youth workshops are to be held on August 12, August 20, August 27 and September 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Interested participants should contact inPrint at inprint.collective@gmail.com.

A public celebration and print exhibition will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2 p.m. at Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Rd, Toronto.

The program, a Cultural Hotspot SPARK project in partnership with the City of Toronto and supported by The Japanese Paper Place and Speedball Art Products, is the second in a series of workshops that will be held at a number of Toronto’s Historic Sites through to 2018. The final goal is an exchange of prints between sites, contributing to a broader and more inclusive narrative of Toronto’s history that focuses on Indigenous stories. Toronto.ca/culturalhotspot

The inPrint Collective is a Toronto-based, not for profit artist group dedicated to the love of printmaking. Founded in 2008, inPrint is currently made up of five members who work together to organize exhibitions, demonstrations, installations and other community-engaged events across the city. inprintstudio.ca 

Since 1995, First Story Toronto has been researching and preserving the Indigenous history of Toronto with the goal of building awareness of and pride in the long Indigenous presence and contributions to the city. First Story Toronto shares this history through a variety of initiatives such as tours, accessible archives and a smartphone app. ncct.on.ca

Media Contacts:

Brian MacLean, First Story Toronto at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, 416-964-9087, Ext. 260 or 647-456-6368, firststory@ncct.on.ca

Maureen Da Silva, The inPrint Collective, 416-899-1323, inprint.collective@gmail.com

inPrint and First Story are excited to announce that the next two iterations of the Inter-Museum Print Exchange will be supported by the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.

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Please help support inPrint’s community programming

Please note that while inPrint is a registered not-for-profit organization, we do not currently hold charitable status and cannot issue tax receipts. Your generosity and support however means the world to us as we continue to grow as a collective. THANK YOU!

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Past Events

Workshops and Demonstrations:

*inPrint has also held private classes on bookbinding and printmaking at different venues and is working to run a regular roster of workshops.

December 26th, 2016 to January 8th, 2017. ROM For the Holidays: Family Festival Holiday Prints. Invited by Creative Twist to provide a family-friendly drop in stamp station, with images inspired by the ROM. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016. inPrint @ Scarborough Museum. Culture Days. Screen and relief drop-in session featuring an image of the Scarborough Museum. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Saturday, October 1st, 2016. The Printerly Forest: An Ode to Printmaking. Culture Days @ the Library. Drop in session to develop a community relief print mural with the theme of an enchanted forest playground. Dawes Road Library, Toronto.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2016. Montgomery’s Inn Corn Roast Celebration. Relief demo, printing cards of the museum for guests to take home as a Corn Roast memento. Montgomery’s Inn, Toronto.

August 13 to October 22nd, 2016. InterMuseum Print Exchange: Gibson House. Gibson House Museum, Toronto. First Story Toronto and The inPrint Collective partnered on a series of printmaking workshops highlighting the Indigenous history of the North York area in Toronto. Workshops and tours for youth ran from August to September, reflecting on this knowledge, mentored by Wyandot artist Catherine Tammaro. An exhibition of final work ran from September 29th to October 22nd, 2017. The program, a SPARK project for the Cultural Hotspot in partnership with the City of Toronto and supported by the Japanese Paper Place, was the pilot for a series of workshops that will be held at a number of Toronto’s Historic Sites. The final goal is an exchange of prints between sites, contributing to a broader and more inclusive narrative of Toronto’s history that focuses on Indigenous stories. 

Saturday, July 30th, 2016. Ribfest. Mini-flag printing station. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. Public Art-Making. Mini-flag printing station. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Friday, July 1st, 2016. Canada Day Celebrations. Mini-flag stamping booth, working with youth volunteers and public. Scarborough Museum.

Monday, June 27th, 2016. Multicultural Day. Created large Canadian flag featuring “Canadian Activities” inspired stamps with youth volunteers and public. Scarborough Museum.

January 1st to January 30th, 2016. Community Print Pop-Up Shop. 2nd floor, Linsmore Tavern, Toronto. A month long pop up shop with free workshops offered to residents of the East End of Toronto, Bangladesh Centre and Community Services, YWCA Girlspace, and Kennedy House, creating cloth murals based on urban living issues. Partnered with East End Arts, supported by the Toronto Arts Council and Above Ground Art Supplies. Closing celebration on January 30th featuring the music of Lisa Olafson and catering by Flock.

Saturday, December 5th, 2015. Printmaking Workshop at Montgomery’s Inn. Stamping holiday cards with volunteers and guests. Montgomery’s Inn Museum, Toronto.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015. Get INNside: Winter Market Launch at Montgomery’s Inn.  Live silkscreening of bags plus card stamping demonstration for visitors. Montgomery’s Inn Museum, Toronto.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015. Montgomery’s Inn Corn Roast and 40th Anniversary Celebration. Silkscreened bags on spot for museum visitors. Montgomery’s Inn Museum, Toronto.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. Montgomery’s Inn Farmer’s Market. Worked with youth collective to silkscreen and stamp. Montgomery’s Inn Museum, Toronto.

Saturday, July 25th, 2015. Pan-Am Arts Relay. Flag-making event with relief demo to support the Pan-Am Games. Unveiled banners made with the Youth Collective the previous two weekends. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015. Montgomery’s Inn Farmer’s Market. Worked with youth collective to design and stamp food logos. Montgomery’s Inn Museum, Toronto.

Monday, July 6th, 2015. Silkscreen Demo at Pan-Am Torch Relay Event. Cultural Hotspots West. Printed free bags to give away with Cultural Hotspots and Assembly Hall logo, in honour of the Pan-Am Torch passing. Assembly Hall, Toronto.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015. Celebrate Canada Day at the Scarborough Museum. Flag-making event using relief print methods, and working with the Youth Collective. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Saturday, June 27th, 2015. Destination: Canada. Flag-making event with relief demo. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015. Doors Open: Montgomery ‘s Inn. inPrint on site with silkscreen and stamp demos. Montgomery’s Inn Museum, Toronto.

Sunday, September 28th, 2014. inPrint @ Scarborough Museum. Culture Days.  The Scarborough Museum, Toronto.

Sunday, September 28th, 2014. inPrint @ RATIO Artist Market. Culture Days, RATIO, Toronto.

Saturday, April 26th to Sunday, June 1st, 2014. Scarborough Fever: Set Design Workshops. The Scarborough Museum, Scarborough.  In conjunction with Keystone Theatre, inPrint ran a 6 week workshop series with the Youth Collective of the Scarborough Museum to learn how to print and design sets for Keystone’s production of “Gold Fever”, a silent- film-style play, to be performed both on the site and at the Toronto Fringe Festival.  Supported by the Toronto Art Council’s Animating Historic Sites grant program.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014. Dare to Create (Cultural Hotspots East Launch) Conference. Cedar Ridge Creative Centre. Scarborough. TDSB sponsored conference highlighting careers in the arts. inPrint invited to do silkscreen demos as well as print the conference bags.

Saturday, September 28th, 2013. Historic Tour and Print Demo. Culture Days. The Scarborough Museum. Scarborough.

Sunday, September 30th, 2012. Exquisite Multiple Opening Reception. Culture Days reflection on Nuit Blanche event the night before.  Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.

Saturday, October 31st, 2011. Bookbinding Bee! Culture Days. Dufferin/St. Clair Library. Toronto.

Friday, September 24th, 2010. Print-In Art Demo and Show. Culture Days. Fire on the Eastside. Toronto.

Exhibitions and Installations:

October 18 to October 22nd, 2016. inPrint Collaborations: A Community Exhibition. The Art Cove, Beaux-Arts Brampton, Brampton. A survey of work made collaboratively amongst members, guest artists and participants in past inPrint projects.

November 15th to November 29th, 2015. Can’t Pin Me Down. Ratio, Toronto. Inaugural ‘Best in Show’ prize offered by inPrint awarded to Lucie Swan, sponsored by Above Ground Art Supplies and juried by Magdalyn Asimakis.

February 5th, 2015 to February 28th, 2015. Chrometaphors: The Colour(s) of Print. Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.

January 31st, 2013 to March 4th 2013. Beyond the Press. Curated by Megan Press. The Living Arts Centre. Mississauga.

October 2012. Exquisite Multiple Exhibition. Month long showcase of Nuit Blanche project. Independent Project (Zone A).  Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.

Saturday, September 29th, 2012. Exquisite Multiple. Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Independent Project (Zone A).  Organized by Kim Dayman. Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.

June to December 2012. Impressions of Scarborough. Curated by Maureen Da Silva. The Scarborough Museum. Scarborough. In conjunction with Destination Scarborough. Included on-site workshops. Award of Merit distinction given to inPrint by the Scarborough Museum.

October 25th to November 5th, 2011. Tactile: A Printmaker’s Experience. In conjunction with the Imprint printmakers. Curated by Shannon Moynagh.  Beaux-Arts. Brampton.

June 16th to June 26th, 2011. Awkward Negotiations: A Print Exploration of an Anxious Nature. Curated by Maureen Da Silva. The Art Bar, The Gladstone Hotel. Toronto.

October 15th to October 31st, 2010. inPrint @ HAUS: A Small Print Show. In Conjunction with Open Studio’s Printopolis conference.  Featuring inPrint and friends. HAUS boutique. Toronto. Curated by Maureen Da Silva and Maaike Bouhuyzen-Wenger. Toronto.

August 3rd to August 31st, 2010. Reprint: Person, Place or Thing. Juried group work featuring inPrint and friends curated by Maureen Da Silva. Love Me Two Times Vintage Boutique. Part of our In-Store Series of exhibitions. Toronto.

April 2nd to April 30th, 2010. Stomping Grounds. Juried group work featuring inPrint and friends curated by Maaike Bouhuyzen-Wenger. Alternative Grounds Coffee Shop. Part of our In-Store Series of exhibitions. Toronto.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009. Slam Gallery, Fire On the Eastside. Group show curated by Kent Bridges. Toronto.

Fundraisers and Artist Markets:

Saturday, April 29th, 2017. Wayzgoose 2017. Grimsby Public Art Gallery.

Saturday December 17th, and Sunday, December 18th, 2016. Graven Feather Holiday Pop-Up Market. Graven Feather Studio and Gallery, Toronto.

Saturday August 6 and 20th, 2016. Brampton Farmers’ Market. Brampton, On.

Saturday, April 30th, @016. Wayzgoose 2016. Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby. Work by inPrint members Shannon Moynagh and Amye St. John included in anthology.

Saturday, December 19th and Sunday,December 20th. Graven Feather Holiday Pop-Up Market. Market days December 4th to December 20th. Graven Feather Studio and Gallery, Toronto.

September 27th 9:30-3pm. Maker’s Market: Made by a Feminist as part of the Feminist Art Conference. OCAD University, Toronto. Also featured a relief print demo as part of Culture Days 2015.

April 26th, 2015. Wayzgoose 2015. Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Grimsby. Collaborative work by inPrint Collective, printed by Maureen Da Silva and Shannon Moynagh, included in 2015 anthology.

Saturday, December 20th, 2014. Graven Feather Pop-up Holiday Market. Market days December 4th-20th.Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.

Sunday, October 26th, 2014. HardPressed to Print III, inPrint Benefit Concert. Ratio, Toronto.

Saturday, December 21st to Sunday December 22nd, 2013. Holiday Art Market. Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.

April 27th, 2013. Wayzgoose 2013. Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Grimsby. Work by inPrint member Shannon Moynagh included in 35th annual anthology.

Sunday, December 16th, 2012. Holiday Art Market. The Artscape Wychwood Barns. Toronto.

Saturday, September 15th, 2012. Shirley’s Dirty Bingo. inPrint fundraiser. Fire on the Eastside. Toronto.

Thursday, March 8th, 2012. Hard-Pressed to Print II. inPrint Benefit Concert. The El Mocambo. Toronto.

Saturday, October 31st, 2009. Print or Treat; inPrint Hallowe’en Fundraiser. The Cryptic Canvas. Toronto.

Saturday, April 25th, 2009. Wayzgoose 2009. Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Grimbsy.

Saturday, January 17th, 2009. HardPressed to Print, inPrint Benefit Concert. The Cameron House. Toronto.

Artist Talks and Other Events:

Saturday, January 14th, 2017. inPrint Annual General Meeting. Room B-1, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto.

Saturday, January 30th, 2016. inPrint Annual General Meeting. 2nd floor, Linsmore Tavern (Print Pop Up Shop), Toronto.

Sunday, January 18, 2015. inPrint Annual General Meeting. inPrint Home Office, Toronto.

Sunday, October 26th, 2014. inPrint Annual General Meeting. Free Times Cafe, Toronto.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011. inPrint Annual General Meeting. Art Starts Yorkdale Community Arts Centre. Toronto

August 21st, 2009. inPrint Collective Summer Series Artist Talks: Small Wonders by Leah Harrison.  Alternative Grounds Coffee House. Toronto.

June 26th, 2009. inPrint Collective Summer Series Artist Talks: A Short Lecture about Pseudo-Nym by Maaike Bouhuijzen-Wenger.  Alternative Grounds Coffee House. Toronto

May 29th, 2009. inPrint Collective Summer Series Artist Talks: Latest Works by Noelle Wharton-Ayer. Alternative Grounds Coffee House. Toronto.

 

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