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Mustafa Khan, Eating Grass, 2017

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March 4, 2021 - March 26, 2021

Being Scene 2021

Hosted by Workman Arts

Workman Arts’ annual Being Scene exhibition is back for its 20th anniversary! Going digital for the first time, Being Scene 2021 will be offered virtually and includes three exhibitions in one: a guest-curated exhibition of 11 commissioned artworks, and a juried exhibition of 60 artists, and a retrospective exhibition honouring the 20th anniversary of Being Scene. The exhibition also includes a program of free, virtual events.

March 4 Being Scene 2021 Opening

March 4-28 Roundtable Discussion – To Speak Without Speaking Curator & Artists (on demand)

March 8 Mental Health Check-In for Artists and Arts Workers: Adjusting to the New Normal

March 9 Mental Health Check-In for Queer & Trans Artists & Arts Workers

March 12 Mental Health Check-In For Artists & Arts Workers: Helping Yourself While Helping Others

March 15 Panel Discussion – Moving Forward: 2020-2030 Public Art Strategy

March 18 Panel Discussion – Supporting Artists by Closing the Margins

March 16 Mental Health Check-In for Black Artists & Art Workers

March 23 Workshop – Grant Writing: From Ideation to Implementation

March 24 Workshop – Negotiating Contracts & Fees for Artists

March 25 claude wittman Artist Activation

March 26 Workshop – How To Write and Speak About Your Work

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For accessibility needs or questions, please get in touch with Justina Zatzman at justina_zatzman@workmanarts.com or 416-583-4339 ext. 9. ASL interpretation is available by request.


Workman Arts

651 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON, M6K 2B2 , Canada

Workman Arts is a multidisciplinary arts organization that promotes a greater understanding of mental health and addiction issues through creation and presentation. We support artists living with mental health and addiction issues through peer-to-peer arts education, public presentations and partnerships with the broader arts community.