Accessing the Arts is Creative Users online events listing featuring highlights from Toronto’s vibrant accessible arts scene. Use this as your go to source for all things disability art and accessible art-related. If you are interested in posting your event, send us a message about what you’re doing and how you think it’s accessible!

Upcoming

January 30 - February 18 Acha Bacha

For years Zaya has balanced his relationships with his religion and his queer identity. But as secrets from the past reveal themselves, and crisis strikes his family, he is torn… Read More

February 1 - February 18 Progress Festival

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Progress is an international festival of performance and ideas presented in partnership by SummerWorks Performance Festival and The Theatre Centre. The festival is collectively curated and produced by a series… Read More

February 5 - March 17 The Secret Garden

By Paul Ledoux, adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by Allen MacInnis Gardens, like people, need sustenance and attention in order to thrive. In this beloved classic,… Read More

Zine

Cover of atrophy zine

Atrophy: Cripping rape culture
a zine produced by artists jes sasche, Jenna Mackay, Jordyn Taylor, and Wy Joung Kou

Atrophy is a compilation of raw collage and written text that reflects on and broadens the conversation on rape culture by examining its presence in society through the lens of disability experience.

An excerpt:

“Dear reader, I want to be very honest with you: the words you are about to read are heavy stones. We, a dedicated few, a part of a much larger many, have pulled them to show from the deep lake of secrets. Ancient as bones. they demand strength in their lifting. It is okay to not hold them all at once. They will wait still as long as you need them to. But they do ask for your consideration.” Read more…