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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

What We Remember - Darwin Peters Exhibition

David Crombie Park

262 The Esplanade

Toronto, ON

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In-person

Painting

Indigenous

Visual arts

Darwin Peters is an Indigenous emerging artist/painter from Pikangikum. Peters will be exhibiting a dozen small paintings. The exhibition by Peters follows a years-long cultural exchange between Jamii Esplanade and Pikangikum First Nations, and has been a part of Isorine Marc's Creatives in Residence work for Ontario Culture Days. The Exhibition will contribute to part of the end of day panel discussion. Darwin is a painter based in Pikangikum First Nation, a community in Northern Ontario. His paintings combine traditional Woodlands art techniques with his own personal experiences and stories. As a result, his subject matter ranges from personal storytelling to pop culture references. When he is not painting, Darwin works at the Eenchokay Birchstick school as a tutor escort to support the young generation of Pikangikum. This event is part of the Ontario Culture Days Toronto Esplanade regional hub.

Fri 23 Sep
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Sat 24 Sep
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Sun 25 Sep
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

This event is free.

Organized by

Jamii Esplanade

Jamii (Swahili for “community”) is a not-for-profit community arts organization with the intent of building community and nurturing young women in leadership.

This event is part of a hub:

What We Remember, Live at the Kisanii Hub

Jamii Esplanade Toronto, ON

Live at the Kisanii Hub - part of the Toronto Esplanade Regional Hub for Ontario Culture Days is bringing arts to The Esplanade in September! The event, “What We Remember”, invites the audience to explore the perception of time and its...

Location

262 The Esplanade

Toronto, ON

Language

English