SKETCH is a community arts initiative engaging young people who live homeless or on the margins to:
- experience the transformative power of the arts
- build leadership and self-sufficiency in the arts
- cultivate social and environmental change through the arts!!!!
Check out 4 ways your organization can help #buildSKETCH!
Media and Press Room
Schedule: May 21st - 24th
OPEN STUDIO @ QUEEN WEST COMMUNITY HEALTH (168 Bathurst, just south of Queen) Tuesday, 2-5pm... mixed media art workshops!
MOVEMENT PROGRAMMING@MASARYK-COWAN COMMUNITY CENTRE (220 Cowan, just south of Queen) Wednesday, 12-4pm... From 12-4 - Kung Fu, Contemporary Dance, and Theatre
MUSIC STUDIO @ MASARYK-COWAN COMMUNITY CENTRE (220 Cowan, just south of Queen, second floor) Sign Up for studio time by calling 416.530.4401 (please leave your name and contact number clearly) or email Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also email Amy at email@example.com if you're looking to jumpstart your career as an indie musician, including promoting and selling your music online, creating promotional materials and press kits, booking shows, designing CD artwork and more.
SKETCH AT YMCA ON VANAULEY! YMCA (7 Vanauley St, just north of Queen and west of Spadina) Thursdays, 1-3:30pm... Redecorate the new YMCA drop-in (formerly the Youthlink drop-in site) with murals, textiles, stenciling, buttonmaking and more...
NEWS and Partner Links
Ian Lawrence of Photographers Without Borders collaborates with SKETCH on Photography Walking Tours all month long. Click the poster to view the photo gallery.
MASC has been actively involved in serving street-involved youth through their Drop-in Centre and arts-based programming since 2009. Leadership through the Arts is a collaboration between MASC and YSB, now bringing the skills and talents of SKETCH into the mix!