Theatre Passe Muraille

16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

Event: Acha Bacha

Theatre Passe Muraille

16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

Event: The Drawer Boy

Theatre Passe Muraille

16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

Event: Take d Milk, Nah?

Accessing the Arts

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 28 - March 25 The Drawer Boy

Miles, an aspiring actor from Toronto, has relocated to rural Ontario. The actor’s theatre company is there to research country life with the hopes of developing a play. During an… Read More

April 10 - April 22 Take d Milk, Nah?

“This is the story of how I once birthed a cow…kinda…” Jivesh is “Canadian.” And “Indian.” And “Hindu.” And “West Indian.” “Trinidadian” too. Or maybe he’s just colonized. In Take… Read More

Past

December 13 - December 17, 2017 The Tale of a Town – Canada

Follow the storymobile (a.k.a. recording studio on wheels) on its journey to every province and territory in Canada gathering the almost lost tales of our beloved main streets. Created by… Read More

December 7 - December 16, 2017 HOME: BODY

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Please join Tangled as we present our final exhibition of 2017, between December 7 – 16. Home: Body is a series of live performances featuring Jessica Leung [Vancouver, BC], Jenelle… Read More

November 19 - November 25, 2017 Post National

“There is no core identity, no mainstream in Canada. There are shared values — openness, respect, compassion, willingness to work hard, to be there for each other, to search for… Read More

November 17 - December 3, 2017 Cake

“A man earns. However little, however nefariously, he earns.” Oba is holding on to the last threads of his old life and is determined to maintain what he can by… Read More

October 24 - November 5, 2017 Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools

A concert and a conversation, Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools is the meeting place of two people, and the North and South of our country. Inuk artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and… Read More

October 14, 2017 Second Saturday Social with sab meynart

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Second Saturday Socials are part of the public programming of Tangled Art Gallery’s Series: Space Shapes Place. October’s Second Saturday Social will take place in tangent with sab meynert’s exhibition,… Read More

September 7 - October 14, 2017 Progress is a Spiral Upward by sab meynert

Progress is a Spiral Upward, a visual arts exhibit by Toronto-based artist sab meynert, consists of vivid drawings and sculptural pieces. meynert utilizes organic repetitive patterning, interweaving poetic imagery and… Read More

August 8 - August 9, 2017 S.L.I.P

Barak adé Soleil, Artistic Director of Tangled Art + Disability and disability arts scholar Eliza Chandler will co-facilitate a core dialogue and presentation on the ways in which cultural production and accessibility co-exist.

July 31 - August 4, 2017 Design Fiction: Chemical stories

Creative Users in partnership with Ryerson University, is commissioning 5 disability-identified artists and designers to participate in a Design Fiction series this summer that will explore our ‘chemical lives’ within a fictional narrative and critical design framework.

July 8 - August 12, 2017 Crip Interiors: MIXER

Creative Users is launching our 3rd edition of Crip Interiors titled MIXER, curated by award-winning artists Syrus Marcus Ware and Barak adé Soleil and hosted this year by Tangled Art + Disability at Tangled Art Gallery in 401 Richmond Street West building, Suite 122. Mixer will take the shape of a 5 week Open Studio creation process involving public engagements/responses and a two day final arts opening.

July 7, 2017 Brilliant Imperfection book launch

In partnership with Ryerson University School of Disability Studies and Tangled Art + Disability, Creative Users is celebrating the launch of disability scholar, activist, and poet Eli Clare’s new book, Brilliant Imperfections: Grappling with Cure.

July 7 - July 16, 2017 Seasons by the L’Arche Toronto Sol Express ensemble

SEASONS, an inter-arts collaboration, weaves the external and internal cycles we confront in our lives, flavoured with humour, loss and new beginnings. The L’Arche Toronto Sol Express ensemble, together with… Read More

June 14 - August 17, 2017 That’s So Gay

Join us for the Gladstone Hotel’s 8th Annual TSG exhibition; a group show celebrating new works by LGBTTI2QQ artists curated by Syrus Marcus Ware.

April 30, 2017 Cripping the Arts: A Disability Arts Cabaret

Presented by the British Council Canada, Tangled Art + Disability, Invisible Flash and Harbourfront Centre, Cripping the Stage is a disability arts cabaret featuring cutting-edge disabled artists from Canada and the United Kingdom.

March 14 - March 18, 2017 A Dream Play

Strindberg, who wrote A Dream Play in 1901 following a near-psychotic episode, stated that it reflects “the disconnected but apparently logical form of a dream. Everything can happen; everything is possible.” Wild and whirling, sometimes bleak and sometimes funny, A Dream Play is ultimately enchanting.

March 3 - March 4, 2017 The Disability Justice Issue

In The Peak’s Disability Justice issue, we’ll explore questions like what does liberation actually look like? How are we building alternatives? How are building support networks? And how are we reframing the discussion around disability and ableism in our communities?

January 12 - March 31, 2017 Own Your Cervix

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Own Your Cervix by Vanessa Dion Fletcher is an interactive installation that uses menstrual blood to physically and metaphorically create a gendered space reflecting on what defines our bodies.

December 18 - December 20, 2016 The Storefront Theatre

The Storefront Arts Initiative is calling for thought-provoking, groundbreaking, experimental, original art from ALL mediums.

November 19 - December 14, 2016 Black Boys

A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness.

June 25 - October 10, 2015 The Flesh of the World

Inspired by the 2015 XVII Pan American and Parapan American Games and the work of the philosopher of phenomenology, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, The Flesh of the World is an exhibition presenting diverse and complex views of the body that might deepen qualities typically associated with competitive sports and games, such as the relationship between the body and technology, and how the senses might offer new forms of knowledge to corporeal performance and potential.