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The Big Draw at Montgomery's Inn

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Montgomery's Inn

Toronto, ON



Offered in English.


Stained-glass Nature Mural

With Arts Etobicoke and artist Sladana Zivkovic

Help create a stained-glass style mural on the floor to ceiling windows of the Inn's Briarly Room. The mural's design takes inspiration from the changing seasons and landscape in the park just outside the windows.

Graffiti Wall

The people working for Thomas Montgomery in the 1830s left their mark on the Inn's walls. Learn about this historic "graffiti" and add your own mark to a temporary graffiti wall.

Outdoor Chalk Murals

Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-2:30 pm

Create colourful chalk murals and drawings that celebrate the community, the trails and Mimico Creek using the great walls, patios, and paths around the Inn as your canvas.

On Sunday the StreetARToronto team, and Akin Collective will lend a hand to participants.

Food Art Drawing Classes

Led by Arts Etobicoke Instructors

Saturday, 11 am, noon and 1 pm

Take part in a 15-minute, taster drawing class using our beautifully set dining table as inspiration. Limited to 8 participants per class.

Village of Islington Mural Tours

Led by the Village of Islington BIA

Saturday, 10:30 am and 3:30 pm

Sunday, 10:30 am

Take a tour of Islington's amazing collection of 28 murals along located along five blocks of Dundas Street West, between Islington and Kipling Avenues.

Plus enjoy a live musical performance by Elmwood Trio and visit exhibitions currently on display by Sandra Robson and Stephen Altena.



City of Toronto

Toronto History Museums, owned and operated by the City of Toronto, are within the City of Toronto's Economic Development & Culture Division and committed to making Toronto a place where business and culture thrive. The Divisional Strategy includes four areas:

1) Inclusion and Equity

a) Combat economic and cultural disparities across Toronto through impactful programs for equity-deserving communities and underserved areas of the city

b) Improve participation in City-led cultural opportunities by underserved communities

2) Space and Access

a) Improve access to and affordable space for culture

b) Increase access to City-owned space to provide stakeholders with places to interact

3) Talent and Innovation

a) Improve competitiveness for emerging and established cultural sectors

b) Enable the workforce to respond to new and future opportunities

4) Operational Excellence

a) Foster and maintain a culture of public service innovation and excellence

b) Deliver exceptional, equitable and accessible customer service to partners


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