Artfare Essentials 2018

Artfare Essentials
January 26 to February 1, 2018 (Jan. 29 off)
Times: 9:30 to 5:30 daily, with optional evening events and end party
Location: The Ground Floor, 132 Fort York Blvd. with excursions to other city-wide sites
What is it?
  • An introduction to the principles and practices of arts that engage with and creates community,
  • Everything (or many things!) you need to know to start your own community arts project,
  • An orientation for potential future work and learning opportunities with Jumblies, offshoots and partners,
  • A coming-together of artists and others interested in community-engaged arts,
  • A mix of presentation, discussion, creative exploration, site visits and take-home resources,
  • A fun, inspirational, thought-provoking, immersive 6-day experience.
Topics covered include:  
  • Definitions, terms and guiding principles
  • Project envisioning and planning
  • Partnerships
  • Research (e.g. arts and story-based, oral history)
  • Facilitation
  • Aesthetics and ethics
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Navigating conflicts and challenges
  • History of Jumblies, Offshoots, community arts
  • Creative processes
  • Evaluation and documentation
  • Legacy and sustainability
Cost: $300 
Meals: Some are provided, some pot-luck, some bring-your-own
Certification: Participants will receive a certificate of completion from the Jumblies Studio
This workshop is respected in Toronto and across Canada as a qualification for community-engaged arts employment and funding.
Apply online at:
For more information contact: or 416 209 8428


Skills Category: Artistic/Creative
Course Start Date: Jan 26, 2018
Course End Date: Feb 01, 2018
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: The Ground Floor, Jumblies Theatre
Address: 132 Fort York Blvd
Cost: Cost: $300
Course Provider: Jumblies Theatre
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Apply online at:
For more information contact: or 416 209 8428

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