Date/Time Event
Thursday, October 19, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Exhibit | Yugen Artists Art Exhibit | Yugen Artists

Yugen Artists is a group of six artists from multi-cultural backgrounds involved in the practice of Sumi-e in Toronto. Led by Hiroshi Yamamoto, a renowned Japanese Canadian artist and mentor to the other 5 members of the group, Mr. Yamamoto has held over 20 exhibitions in Toronto and Japan.  The other members are Elizabeth Rittinger, Nicole Tamir, Neli Iordanova, Kate Cherney and Azra Rashid, each with over 15 years of Sumi-e study and practice, and participation in several exhibitions around Toronto.

A part of Yugen Artists’ mission is to promote this ancient form of brush painting to a wider audience locally and to demonstrate the diversity of interpretation while still adhering to the aesthetics and philosophy embodied in Sumi-e. This exhibition will showcase both classic and contemporary forms, sources of inspiration, and cross-cultural practice of Sumi-e by non-Japanese artists. It is also hoped to inspire greater interest in learning and appreciation among a multi-cultural community.

The theme for this exhibition will be nature-oriented, as befits both the traditional subjects of sumi-e and the proposed location, with emphasis on plants, flowers, seasons etc.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Botanical Art - Fall Botanical Art - Fall

Work at your own pace and develop your own botanical painting style in this relaxed class with experienced instructor, Leslie Staple. All levels welcome. Bring watercolour materials and an inspirational subject.

Thursdays, Sept. 21 to Nov. 23

Interested in Botanical Art? Try it out – Drop in for a free class.

[PG17F05] Leslie Staple
FULL SESSION – TEN CLASSES
Public $336; Members $280

[PG17F06] Leslie Staple
HALF SESSION – FIVE CLASSES
Public $174; Members $145

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBG Organic Farmers' Market TBG Organic Farmers' Market

The market takes place YEAR-ROUND on Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m. (The market moves indoors during the winter), ready-to-eat foods from 1 p.m.

Choose the freshest, healthiest foods, and meet organic vendors in one of Toronto’s most beautiful gardens. You’ll find salad greens all winter, vegetables, delicious ready-to-eat foods, free-range eggs and chicken, grass-fed beef, pork, lamb and chevon, cheeses, yoghurt and kefir, maple syrup, jams, honey, all-natural personal care products, soaps and candles, dried fruits and nuts, olive oil, kombucha and kimchi, oils and vinegars, breads, tempting sweets and savouries, gluten-free baked goods, and organic VQA wines.

Free parking is available on site. Toronto Master Gardeners are also on hand, providing an Advice Clinic.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Houseplants 101 Houseplants 101

NEW! Houseplants add health and beauty to our homes. Learn how to create the right conditions to keep them thriving all year round. Students will take home a potted plant.

[PG17F18] Mark Stewart
Public $30; Members $25

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