It's amazing what you can do with a ream of bright coloured paper! Over the past eighteen weeks, participants of all ages from our local community worked collaboratively to create a colourful installation in our Smith Zone Gallery! Under the ... Read More


APPLY FOR ARTICULATE TODAY!ARTiculate is a three week summer program that exposes youth (ages 13 – 18) to unique field trips and workshops with professional artists, all while building valuable leadership skills! Last year's workshops included sculpture, video production, ceramics, ... Read More

FREE Arts Afternoon!

ARTS AFTERNOONMAY 13 | 1:30 - 3:30PM | THE ASSEMBLY HALLAn afternoon of artist demos and discussion led by Cecilia Tiburzio and Above Ground Arts Supplies, hosted by Lakeshore Arts. Learn about new techniques, materials and supplies during this fun ... Read More

Welcome Kim Dayman

WELCOME KIM DAYMANOn April 27th Lakeshore Arts welcomed a talented printmaker and OCAD grad to be our new Program Manager. Kim Dayman, is a local artist who straddles the New Toronto, Mimico border and lays claim to both villages. In her past ... Read More

Dancing In The Third Act – Part 1/3

DANCING IN THE THIRD ACT - PART 1/3Lakeshore Arts and Arts Etobicoke are co-producing this amazing community project for Cultural Hotspot Dancing in the Third Act. 12 seniors under the guidance of choreographer Randy Glynn are creating a wonderful - ... Read More

We’re Hiring!

JOIN OUR TEAM!We're expanding our team this summer! Lakeshore Arts is now hiring for two summer contract positions: Program Assistant (May 20th start) Communications & Development Assistant (June 1st start) We're looking for students, recent graduates, and arts administrators with a ... Read More


LAKESHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [embed][/embed] THE 5th WAVE IS COMINGCheck out some of the amazing short films being showcased at‪#‎Lakeshorts2015‬. As we celebrate the festival's 5th year. We are SO excited to be screening such fantastic films from around the ... Read More

SHAZAAM! In Focus – Register Now!

REGISTER NOW!Shazaam! In Focus offers participants ages 12 - 14 a chance to create self-portraits while explore a variety of artistic skills including photography, Photoshop, written and spoken word. Final photographic works from each participant will be featured in an ... Read More


WHY I LOVE ETOBICOKE [embed][/embed] A FILM CONTEST PRESENTED BY LAKESHORTS AND THE CITY OF TORONTO Submit your 5 to 30 second video telling us why you love Etobicoke by April 10th, and vote for your favourite videos. The top ... Read More


EYES EXHIBITION - REGISTER TODAY!Lakeshore Arts presents, Through the Eyes of the Artist Through the Eyes of the Artist affectionately referred to as EYES, has been a long standing program of Lakeshore Arts. This program now in its 22nd year, is recognized and ... Read More


ART, BEER, & RECIPROCITY !Fidelity Investments and Steam Whistle Pilsner invite you to raise a glass and support the Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival! Bid on original works of art donated by artists from Lakeshore Arts and Lakeshorts Festival Friends ... Read More


MARCH BREAK CRAFTING!Make a fun craft this March Break with Lakeshore Arts and the Toronto Public Library! Youth from Lakeshore Arts' YAM (youth.arts.movement) will be leading these two FREE workshops. There will be a different craft at each workshop, so ... Read More


CHOCOLATE EQUINOXLakeshore Arts invites you to ring-in Spring with a celebration of culture, and the delicious taste of cacao! The Chocolate Equinox is a one-of-a-kind fundraising event that will showcase the fine art of chocolate; compare nuances in rare sustainably-sourced chocolate  from around ... Read More


JOIN THE LAKESHORE ARTS TEAM - WE'RE HIRING! We are very sad to announce that at the end of April our lovely and talented Program Manager, Bebhinn Jennings, will be moving on from her position at Lakeshore Arts. Bebhinn has ... Read More


WE'RE HOSTING A CAREER FAIR!Lakeshore Arts is hosting a Youth Career Fair! Attend this FREE event to discover employment, internship and volunteer opportunities from different organizations all in one place. Bring your resume or artist portfolio in for feedback and advice! Drop ... Read More

Creative Potluck is back!

JOIN US WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4Lakeshore Arts and Neighbourhood Arts Network have teamed up once again to present Creative Potluck; an evening to meet new friends, generate new ideas, and share delicious food! Bring a dish to share and hear six ... Read More


ONE WEEK LEFT TO REGISTER!Lakeshore Arts and Unity present a four week, FREE urban dance program for youth ages 13-19. Register now as spaces are limited. The workshops will take place at Lakeshore Arts (2422 Lake Shore Blvd. West) starting Thursday, ... Read More


Thank you all for being so patient with us as we developed Lakeshore Arts’ new website! After many meetings, a few thousand “refresh page”s, and hours of how-to-build-a-webpage instructional videos, we finally have a new online presence! Our new website has ... Read More

Call for submissions | Lakeshorts 2015

We're gearing up for the fifth anniversary of Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival, and we're looking for submissions! Lakeshorts aims to showcase the independent spirit and passion of short films while fostering the film community of the South Etobicoke area. ... Read More

Take more chances – dance more dances!

Would you like to dance? Over 60? Are you able-bodied and adventurous? Then we want YOU!Arts Etobicoke, Lakeshore Arts and City of Toronto have partnered to present Dancing in The Third Act: a community dance project which will engage 12 ... Read More