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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

The Big Draw at the Scarborough Museum

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Scarborough Museum

Toronto, ON



Offered in English.


Seed of Wellbeing

Plants are a wonderful source of energy, protection and positivity. Decorate a terracotta pot and plant a 'seed' of wellbeing to take home and grow.

Pioneer Arts & Crafts

Learn the basics of cross-stitching then take home your own design. Create a leather bookmark inspired by the wildlife surrounding Scarborough Museum using leather stamping techniques.

'The Happy List' Mural

What are the little things that bring you the greatest joy? Share your thoughts and it could be illustrated by local artist LeeAndra Cianci and featured in a community mural.

What Lifts You? Mural

Add your mark to our giant community mural featuring two large bird wings. Once completed, it'll be an epic backdrop to meet all of your Instagram needs!

Equal Night: All is in Balance

By Catherine Tammaro

Join the community for the unveiling of "Equal Night: All is in Balance", the second outdoor painting in a series by Indigenous artist Catherine Tammaro. This artwork is focused around the fall equinox reflecting Indigenous perspectives of the seasons. Visitors can also create a nature mural inspired by elements found in the park.

Plus explore masterpieces created by SAAAC Autism Centre artists, learn how to make beautiful henna designs, transform the museum fence with colourful mandalas, create a variety of origami designs, and explore on-site drawing stations.



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


Toronto History Museums

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The Big Draw Toronto

City of Toronto Toronto, ON

Ready. Set. Draw! The world’s largest drawing festival is coming to Toronto History Museums. The free event is open to all-ages and abilities and welcomes everyone who loves to draw to make a mark on their city. Bring your own paints, pen...