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Arts and Crafts

From workshops to craft fairs, gallery shows and local festivals, there are many arts & crafts activities for families to enjoy across Toronto and the GTA.

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition showcases one of the greatest artistic achievements in history, where visitors can experience Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel from a perspective never seen before. Engage with the artwork to see every detail, brushstroke, and every colour of the artist’s 34 frescoes, brought to life using a special
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Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO): March Break Events

Families can get creative at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) over March Break, with kid-focused programming, daily family-friendly tours, a drop-in film screening and ongoing maker stations. Pick up a free kid-friendly AGO Kids activity booklet, which details lots of artistic adventures, such as artmaking challenges and a scavenger
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Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO): Family Day Weekend Events

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) offers four days of storytelling, art and fun throughout Family Day Weekend, where families can spend time being creative together and attending special events. Further ongoing activities include the popular Art Carts, family-friendly Gallery tours with experienced art educators, and artmaking activities and creative play
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Design TO Festival

DesignTO is Canada’s largest annual design festival, celebrating creative thinking and making with more than 100 exhibitions and events. The full schedule of exhibitions, presentations and educational programming, intended to increase the public’s knowledge and appreciation of design, is available here. DesignTO Festival When: January 20–29, 2023 Where: Various times
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Lunar New Year Events
Lunar New Year Events in Toronto and the GTA

It’s time to welcome in the Year of the Rabbit! Lunar New Year, an annual festival of prosperity and renewal, is celebrated by both East and South Asian communities around the world and, of course, throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Activities and events include concerts, lion and dragon dances, colourful
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Winter Stations Design Competition

Winter Stations Design Competition displays temporary public art installations from Canadian and international winners, celebrating Toronto’s winter waterfront landscape with this year’s theme: “Radiance”. The interactive pieces incorporate the existing lifeguard towers in the east-end Beach neighbourhood along Kew and Woodbine beaches, which act as visual anchor points. Winter Stations
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LunarFest GTA: Lunar Lanterns of Indigenous Lights

LunarFest GTA hosts the Lunar Lanterns of Indigenous Lights outside Unionville’s Varley Art Gallery for a bright start to the Year of the Rabbit and to light up the winter with stories from our Indigenous communities. Each artwork holds precious stories from the artist and their culture, waiting for you
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LunarFest GTA in Unionville

Welcome the Year of the Rabbit with LunarFest GTA in Unionville and unleash your creativity with a special natural-dye art exhibit, fun arts and crafts workshop for all ages, and more. Come out with family, make new friends, learn about nature, peace, and hope for a new year through arts
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Home Depot Kids Workshops are Back!
Home Depot Kids Workshops are Back!

At Home Depot Kids Workshops, families can build something fun together, for free! Their hands-on workshops are designed for children ages 5 – 12, where they can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and a certificate. Home Depot Kids Workshops When: Second Saturday of each month (check website
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