ART FAIR PROGRAMMING


2017 KMAF LAUNCH EVENT

Join us for our official Kensington Market Art Fair Party, launching the 2017 season! The event will feature our 2017 Kensington Market Art Fair Art Car Designer, Mike Ellis! Stop by for a Meet and Greet with the artist, and check out the amazing artwork on display!

Location: KMAF Welcome Tent and Lounge – 77 Nassau St.
Date: May 28th, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm
Admission: FREE

 

KENSINGTON MARKET COLOURING BOOK STATION 

Channel your inner artist and join us at our United Colours of Kensington Market colouring station, where you can colour existing illustrations, or create your own! Illustrated by Shebgyu Cai with rhyming couplets written by Bruce Beaton, United Colours of Kensington Market features illustrations of buildings, shops, and streets, that make up this very unique international neighborhood! Copies of the books will be available for purchase, and individual illustrations will be provided to participants!

Location: KMAF Welcome Tent and Lounge – 77 Nassau St.
Dates: May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29
Time: 12-6 pm
Admission: FREE! Donations are welcome.

 

KENSINGTON MARKET COLOURING BOOK TOUR 

Join us on a walking tour of Kensington Market, where we will visit a dozen historical locations commemorated in the colouring book, United Colours of Kensington Market! Get to know an awesome neighborhood!

Tour starts at the KMAF Welcome tent, 77 Nassau Ave.
Dates: May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29
Time: 2:00 pm
Duration: 1 hr
Admission: FREE! Donations and are tips welcomed.

 

KENSINGTON MARKET GRAFFITI TOUR  

Kensington Market, in many ways, is thought of as an outdoor museum, with dozens of locations showcasing street art by a dozen local and international artists, including Mike Parsons, Pascal, and Jimmy Chiale. Join Rafi Ghanaghounian, director, Keep 6 Contemporary Exhibits, on a tour showcasing the numerous locations featuring graffiti throughout the market. Rafi is an accomplished artist, curator, gallery operator, and promoter with over twenty years of experience developing, implementing, and promoting exhibitions and events. He was involved in commissioning murals in the Market as part of the City of Toronto StART initiative, a program that treats streets as vital public space and aims to develop, support, and increase awareness of street art.

Tour starts at the KMAF Welcome tent, 77 Nassau Ave.
Dates: May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29
Time: 4:00 pm
Duration: 1 hr
Admission: FREE! Donations and are tips welcomed.


MONTHLY FEATURED ARTISTS  

Join us for a monthly meet and greet with our featured artists! Listen to artists describe their art and work process, Q & A, and take the opportunity to engage them in conversation.

Featured artist for May will include Mike Ellis
Location: KMAF Welcome Tent and Lounge – 77 Nassau St.
Dates: May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29
Time: 12:00 pm/3:00 pm
Admission: FREE!

 

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