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Kid's Zone Activities

Join us for a live and interactive area for youth
with live painting, theatre, and Drag Queen Storytime 

  • ​Expansion of our popular Kids Zone at the Queen West Art Crawl, including "Little Entrepreneurs" initiative for 15 young artists. Interactive art projects to indulge creativity and strengthen the arts for our youth. Those 15 young artists will have a chance to showcase their art work to the public, with spaces and donated booths. 

  • Our ever-popular Fay and Fluffy (Drag Queen Storytime) reading books to our youth instilling the importance of education and inclusivity. 

  • Theatre productions through Roseneath Theatre that promote inclusivity and anti bullying on our kid zone stage. 

  • Painting and creation section - children will have the chance to paint and be creative. 

  • Kid'prov -  this family oriented comedy shows is led by Toronto's own improvisation duo Coko & Daphney, (who played Just For Laughs’ OFF-JFL/ZOOFEST) and joined by the award winning, all-Filipina, Tita Collective.

  • Mad Science joins us conducting spectacular science experiments to the amazement of children.

  • Promotion of young 2SLGBTQ and Indigenous artists. Working with partners 2SPIRITS.ORG, Roseneath Theatre, PeaceBuilders to create interactive youth programming



Using the authentic studio-based method of artistic creation, Blank Canvases was founded with the mission to teach children about real local Toronto Artists. Our trained Artist Educators engage the students in activities that promote creative thinking and inspire them with civic pride in their city and communities.

Our programme is based on Ontario Ministry of Education Arts Curriculum with student centered facilitation. It includes best practices in Art Education reflecting open ended choice making, an encouragement of individuality, fostering expression, and a focus on process rather than product.

This year, in keeping with our mission, we also will be featuring a Contemporary Toronto Artist.

Using visual reference and examples the kids can make their own mixed media inspired art using sustainable materials and various art.Kids’ Zone Activities

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Roseneath Theatre will run free interactive activities for children including parachute games, drama games and chalk drawing. Their booth will have information about our 2022 Fall/Winter Programs including Dungeons & Dragons, Film Camp and The Plot Thickens writing program. Roseneath will also have information about our 2022-23 school touring season of professional performances that resonate with today's youth, encouraging them to reflect on themselves and their place in the community.

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