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January Family Weekend: Community and Home

Saturday, January 6, 2024
 – Sunday, January 7, 2024
 | Cost Varies
Saturday, Jan 6, 2024 | 1 pm & 3 pm | $5 per person Sunday, Jan 7, 2024 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Free | Drop-in

Join us for our January Family Weekend, which will focus on themes of collaboration, community and storytelling, drawing inspiration from The Wedge Collection’s Dancing in the Light. These workshops are offered alongside our drop-in, family-friendly tours

Workshops with Hijinks Collective

Saturday, January 6

Join guest artists Apè Aliermo and Leah Gold of Hijinks Collective for Sonnets of Home, a workshop exploring the concepts of home, community, and identity through printmaking. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own rubber stamps, build imaginary characters, and share stories through interactive portrait-making. This activity is recommended for all ages.

About the Artists

Hijinks Collective is Apè Aliermo and Leah Gold. Apè is a Filipinx-Canadian sound artist and Leah is a Jewish-Canadian visual artist. They create participatory, multidisciplinary projects that combine a DIY ethos with professional calibre visual and sound art production. Hijinks Collective produces community engaged work that is grounded in collaborative storytelling They have produced works as Artists in Residence with the Toronto Public Library and for the Koffler Gallery.  Everything they do, both together and individually, is carried out in the spirit of art, community, education, pushing boundaries, and fun. They look forward to getting up to more hijinks together.

TD Community Sunday

January’s TD Sunday will explore the idea of community through the creation of miniature collaborative canvas mosaics. Families and friends will get the opportunity to make small art works, then combine them into a greater picture, telling your own unique story. MOCA’s Arts Educators will support participants in exploring oil pastel on canvas to create works that respond to the group portraiture exhibition Dancing in the Light. 

Family Weekend Schedule

Saturday

1:00 pm Artist-led Workshop*

3:00 pm Artist-led Workshop*

*Registration is required and 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 Drop in workshop*

*Admission is free for all visitors on TD Community Sunday.

Photo courtesy of MOCA Toronto.

Venue Information

MOCA Toronto

158 Sterling Rd
Toronto, ON  M6R 2B7
Canada

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