Art Mentorship Opportunity for Indigenous Youth

Inter-Museum Print Exchange: Todmorden Mills

inPrint and First Story Toronto are currently seeking Indigenous youth aged 14 to 17 to participate in an Inter-Museum Print Exchange project happening at Todmorden Mills starting on August 12th. Workshops focus on the Indigenous history of the area around Todmorden Mills, starting with a tour lead by members of First Story.

Wyandot multi-media artist Catherine Tammaro and members of inPrint will be on hand as artist mentors that will work with youth to create print-based artwork inspired by the tour.

Registration for the workshops is free and participants must be able to attend most of the days.

  • Saturday August 12th, 10:30am to 2:30pm (Rain date for the tour portion of project: 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

Participants will receive:

  • sketchbook and pencil set
  • food and TTC fare provided throughout workshop series
  • a certificate of mentorship from First Story Toronto
  • $100 honorarium upon completion of the workshops

Up to 10 spots are available for this project. Register at inprint.collective@gmail.com.

Download the Flyer for the Inter-Museum Print Exchange at Tordmorden Mills.

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About FirstStoryTO

A mobile app that invites users to explore Toronto’s Indigenous history. This is a community project that is a work in progress. For those interested, we encourage you to email us at: firststory@ncct.on.ca with suggestions for possible sites and/or stories you would like to share on First Story. This blog will be up while we work on creating a permanent website for First Story. View all posts by FirstStoryTO

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