15 projects, 30 events, 63 sites and the most spectacular audiences yet!

Thanks to everyone who took part in Artsweek 2018: artists, audiences, sponsors, and partners. It was an incredible festival, and all of you made it possible. See you in 2020!

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Accessibility/Relaxed Performances Info here:

Between the Water and the Sky Relaxed Performance Visual Story Sept. 20

Victoria Park The Wailing Visual Story Sept. 20


Past ArtsWeek Events

Artists Talk and Lunch (Provided by the Gitigaan Project) – New Visions / Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: ünicity, 418 George St
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Between the Lines – Lookout

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Confederation Square, 499 George St. N
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Performance of Lookout by Anne White

An outdoor exhibition of sculpture, animated film, and performance, Between the Lines responds to the questions posed and opportunities presented by “in-between” spaces. Featuring Carolyn Code, Daniel Crawford and Anne White. Curated by Hannah Keating.

Tootah in Town

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market Charlotte St.
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Tootah is an open-hearted, family-friendly, red-nosed Clown who likes to keep busy. Whether collecting garbage, trying to understand Bineshiinyag (the Birds), or joyfully interacting with passersby, Tootah is always tending to something important.

Between the Lines – Curator’s Tour

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Meet at Confederation Square, 499 George St. N Tour ends at The Only Café, 216 Hunter St. W
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An outdoor exhibition of sculpture, animated film, and performance, Between the Lines responds to the questions posed and opportunities presented by “in-between” spaces. Featuring Carolyn Code, Daniel Crawford and Anne White. Curated by Hannah Keating.

Tootah in Town

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (300 Water Street)
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Tootah is an open-hearted, family-friendly, red-nosed Clown who likes to keep busy. Whether collecting garbage, trying to understand Bineshiinyag (the Birds), or joyfully interacting with passersby, Tootah is always tending to something important. 

Painting Masks – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Theatre on King, 171 King St.
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Take-Out Poetry Cart – Cart Session

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market Charlotte St.
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What do you do when you have a craving and don’t want to cook it yourself? You order take-out of course! Step right up to the handmade, bicycle-pulled Poetry Cart, where gracious servers will offer you a menu of poetic options. Check off the style, mood, and theme you’re after and an array of talented writers will create an instant work of original poetry just for you, tapping it out on a classic typewriter.

Cognitively Nuanced: Brainstorm (cliché title subject to change) – poetry reading and chapbook launch

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market Charlotte St.
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BIAPR members perform pieces of spoken word, individually and as a group, outside the BIAPR on Charlotte St. during the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market. Created over a series of workshops lead by award-winning artists Fraser McDonald and Kay’la Fraser, the poems explore a number of themes related to life with TBI. A chapbook of the poems will also be available for purchase.

Tootah in Town

Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (300 Water Street)
triangletootah.

Tootah is an open-hearted, family-friendly, red-nosed Clown who likes to keep busy. Whether collecting garbage, trying to understand Bineshiinyag (the Birds), or joyfully interacting with passersby, Tootah is always tending to something important.

Divergent Dances Peterborough: Open Rehearsal

Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Peterborough Square, 360 George St N, Corner of George and Simcoe
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Divergent Dances Peterborough is an outdoor aerial performance created by Brandy Leary of Anandam Dancetheatre. It features local dance artists Erin Ball, Opal Elchuk, Nikola Steer, and Thomas Vaccaro in performance on an exterior wall of Peterborough Square. The performances will be prefaced by a series of open rehearsals scheduled throughout the week. Divergent Dances Peterborough explores themes of listening, non-spectacle, and how bodies move in public space.

May 13, 2021

“Swim!” Invites You to Participate in Performance by Post!

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April 26, 2021

EC3 Launches Nine Smashing New Projects for Artsweek SHIFT², a ‘Pocket Festival’ of Local Arts Events

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February 8, 2021

Artsweek SHIFT² Application Workshop Follow-Up

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