Art Exhibition Honouring Black History Month: From There to Now
Artusiasm Art Gallery hosts biweekly exhibitions. Starting February 9, the gallery is showcasing art to celebrate Black History, the legacies and cultural contributions. 30+ artists, 80+ pieces of art will be displayed. In addition the art on the wall, there will be handmade products, live music, spoken words and refreshments at the reception.
February is considered the Black History Month, which began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Black History Month began as a week-long event in 1926 and eventually became a month-long celebration in 1976. Toronto is considered the first Canadian municipality to have officially recognized Black History Month, starting in 1979. The federal government officially recognized February as Black History Month in 1995.
Join the Facebook Event here to see pictures and videos of the exhibition and reception including sneak peeks during curating. The exhibition is free to attend, although RSVP is required to attend the opening reception Feb 9. This is a great opportunity to meet the artists in person and hear about the stories behind the art. From There to Now Exhibition: Feb 9-18 Reception: Feb 9, 2018, 7-11pm RSVP to the FB event or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org Free admission.
About the Gallery: Artusiasm Art Gallery opened in Toronto last year (2017), a 1000 sq.ft. multi-configuration storefront space on St Clair West. The curator couple Tanzina and Carlos have built an ever-growing artist community that they fondly call the “Artusiasm family”. The gallery showcases original art by local artists, from seasoned professionals to emerging artists.
Gallery hours: Weekdays 2 to 6 pm. Weekends 2 to 5 pm. Closed on Wednesdays and statutory holidays. * SPECIAL HOURS ON OPENING RECEPTION * Also available by appointment. Call 416-970-7235 or email email@example.com.