From theatre to music, dance, and everything in between, we’ve crafted a list of marquee productions and festivals lighting up the Escarpment this winter! Get ready for a season packed with sensational performances and unforgettable moments.
Among Canada’s artistic luminaries, Tom Thomson stands unparalleled. His extraordinary talent, profound bond with nature, and distinctive artistic approach, has left an enduring imprint on Canadian art, inspiring generations of artists.
Words by Aidan Ware, Director and Chief Curator, Tom Thomson Art Gallery.
James Simon Mishibinijima’s artwork weaves a rich array of deep themes stemming from an authentic Anishinaabe perspective—a treasury of wisdom that imparts sacred teachings distilled over countless ages.
Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, Shannon Craig Morphew creates impressionistic Canadian landscapes utilizing a strong colour sense, free form movement of oil washes and signature bold brushwork, all interpreted in a highly energetic and linear style.
Each summer, outstanding local, regional and national performers converge to deliver transformative experiences at music festivals—this year, Summerfolk, Hillside and Mariposa will no doubt have a lasting impact on festivalgoers.