Myths and Mirrors Community Arts, in partnership with Sudbury Community Legal Clinic and NISA (Northern Initiative for Social Action), welcomes 2-Spirit advocate and storyteller TEDDY SYRETTE for the launch of The Circling Project.
The Circling Project is a new initiative from Myths and Mirrors to bring people together to connect over ART + ACTIVISM + COMMUNITY SOLIDARITY. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Facebook event page.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 @ 5PM
NISA @ 36 Elgin St., 2nd Floor / Wheelchair accessible
No cost / Dinner provided / Everyone welcome
* Please note, NISA is a scent-free space
TEDDY SYRETTE (Ozhawa Anung Kwe/Yellow Star Woman) is a 2-Spirit, queer Indigenous advocate and storyteller of Baawaating First Nation. Teddy has a diploma in social service work – Indigenous specialization from Sault College. Their background also includes theatre, community development and bingo. Teddy currently works as a facilitator advocating on issues relating to 2-Spirit/QTIP (Queer-Trans Indigenous People). They currently live, laugh and love in Toronto.
In February, we were invited to help facilitate art activities for Empowering Women Through the Arts, a 4-week art workshop part of the Looking Ahead to Build the Spirit of Our Women: Learning to Live Free from Violence project, a partnership between N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre and Greater Sudbury Police.
Through weekly workshops, the 15 participants created plaster masks and 4 collaborative body maps, representing: pain and trauma, how others see me, how I see myself, and empowerment. The group also created Woodland-style floral paintings with artist Isaac Narciso Weber and black ash baskets with Elder Art Petahtegoose.
The artwork was showcased at N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre on Tuesday, March 6th for International Women’s Week. Chi miigwetch to Lisa Osawamick and Shannon Agowissa for inviting us.
See more photos on Facebook.
With temperatures dropping and the holidays just around the corner, stress levels can be running high. So take some time to unwind, relax, and join us TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5th for an evening of community, hot chocolate, and (of course) art!
This is a free event but donations are welcome. All materials provided. Family friendly.
Visit the Facebook event page for more info.
Alt-Right got you down? Worried about hate groups putting up posters across our town? Well it’s time that we do something about it the best way we know how to… with paint, paper and some glue.
On October 25th, Myths and Mirrors hosted a poster-making session for everyone that wants to help stand up against these groups and send a different message. Not one of hate… but one of art.
About a dozen people attended the poster-making session and now we’re excited to share their work so keep an eye out downtown as we spread some Art Against Hate.
Myths and Mirrors’ summer Arts In the Park program launches Friday, July 7th at Victory Park and continues for six weeks this summer. Every Wednesday and Friday from 10am to 3pm, artist Staci Duhaime will guide participants through a series of community arts activities, including a summer-long mural project.
Arts In the Park wrapped up for the summer season in August 2017.
Do you have a great imagination? A passion for performance? Maybe you just like making cool stuff? Join us Saturday, April 8th for Kazzzam‘s first workshop and launch of the 2017 season, featuring games, puppet-making, and pizza!
This FREE event is open to anyone ages 14 and up. Registration required as space is limited. Contact us at email@example.com or (705) 222-1305 to register or for more info!
WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 2017 | 10AM-4PM
WHERE: Victory Park | 496 Frood Rd. (Corner of Frood Rd. and Shevchenko Ave.)
Myths and Mirrors invites you to our spring art-making sessions! Join us to create spring-themed crafts, connect with community, and learn more about Myths and Mirrors’ spring/summer programming.
Kid-friendly // Materials provided // FREE (donations welcome)
Tuesday, March 14th 6-8PM
Tuesday, March 28th 6-8PM
Tuesday, April 11th 6-8PM
Tuesday, April 25th 6-8PM (tentative)
139 Durham Street – UPSTAIRS
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 222-1305 to register, or visit the Facebook event page.