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MOCA Family Weekend

April Family Weekend: Stories We Tell

Saturday, April 6, 2024
 – Sunday, April 7, 2024
 | Cost Varies
Saturday: 2 pm Child-Centered Workshop & 4 pm Adult-Centered Workshop, $5 per person | Sunday: 12–4 pm, Free, Drop-in

Join us for our April Family Weekend, where MOCA welcomes you to become writers, illustrators and self-publishers for workshops that draw from the zine-making career of G.B. Jones, whose drawings are featured in Greater Toronto Art 2024now on view at MOCA through July 28, 2024.

Saturday Workshops

Saturday, April 6

MOCA welcomes participants to explore the world of zine-making and self-publish their own creative work in this workshop led by the Toronto Zine Library. Registration is required for this programme. This programme includes a child and adult-centered workshop. Timing for each included below.

About the Artist

The Toronto Zine Library (TZL) is a free public collection operated by zine readers, makers, and librarians. They believe that zines are an important medium of communication, and that they should be promoted, protected, and cherished. TZL provide access to a large archive of zines, conduct workshops, and hold events promoting zines as an alternative to commercial media and a vehicle of free expression.

Let’s Make Zines! Child-centered Workshop

Join the Toronto Zine Library for a casual no-experience-necessary workshop on zine culture. We will provide examples of easy zine-making formats to engage with artistic self-expression in response to themes of the GTA24 exhibition. This is a family-friendly event!

Detouronto Adult-centered Workshop:

With psychogeographic techniques inspired by the artist and zine-maker, Laura Oldfield Ford, this workshop will invite participants to creatively engage with the works exhibited in MOCA’s Greater Toronto Art 2024 and expand on themes of place and memory.

TD Community Sunday

Sunday, April 7

For April’s TD Community Sunday at MOCA, your favourite foods become works of art! Participants are invited to bring a written copy of a family recipe for inspiration as kids will get the chance to draw their favourite dishes. Together, families will begin to create a handmade illustrated family cookbook. This workshop will connect with the upcoming Live Programme Substitution: a Meal on May 13, featuring artist Richard Fung.

Family Weekend Schedule

Saturday

1 pm Family-Friendly Tour

2 pm Child-Centred Workshop*

3 pm Family-Friendly Tour

4 pm Adult-Centred Workshop*

*There is a fee of $5 per person. General Admission to the museum is not included. MOCA Members at the Individual level and above can access these workshops for free.

Sunday

12–4 pm: All Ages Drop-In Workshop*

1 pm Family-Friendly Tour

3 pm Family-Friendly Tour

*Admission and workshops are free for all visitors on TD Community Sunday.

Kids Take Over MOCA, July 2023. MOCA Toronto.

Venue Information

MOCA Toronto

158 Sterling Rd
Toronto, ON  M6R 2B7
Canada

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