Past Programming

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February 1 – March 19, 2021

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Twenty-one thoughtfully curated digital postcards telling the stories of artists within the Deaf and disabled community living through the self-isolation and quarantine period of COVID-19. This glimpse into the lives of artists from around the globe, is sometimes quirky, sometimes heart-wrenching, often unexpected, always genuine.

September 21 – October 2, 2020

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As the world comes to terms with systemic racism and increasing calls for major change at all levels of society, Harbourfront Centre is proud to present da mic is on, curated and hosted by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes and Trey Anthony. da mic is on is a free online series of candid conversations, comedy, spoken word and […]

June 30 – July 25, 2020

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“Man plans; God laughs,” as the saying goes. As soon as it became clear that we would not be able to gather in the Toronto Music Garden – or anywhere else! – this summer, our artists responded with generosity and ingenuity. These short online concerts are a way of bringing the joy, spirit and community […]

July 5 – September 18, 2020

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“Necessity is not the mother of invention – only of improvement. A man desperately in search of a weapon or food is in no mood for discovery; he can only exploit what is already known to exist. Innovation and discovery require aesthetically motivated curiosity; they do not arise under the pressure of need, although of […]

November 14–21, 2020

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Day of the Dead / Día de Muertos returns to Harbourfront Centre for an eclectic, all-digital 17thseason, from November 1 to 8, 2020. Toronto’s longest-running celebration of one of Mexico’s most important traditions highlights a contemporary artistic vision, including an online exhibition of original masks and thought-provoking discussions and programming from Canadian, U.S. and Mexican artists. Day […]

November 1–8, 2020

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