PROGRAMS



For the Places that Ground Us:
A Community Poetry Workshop with Lamia Firasta

Saturday, June 12th from 2 – 3 pm

In this creative writing workshop, participants will consider the places that hold a special place in their bodies, minds, and hearts. Through engagement in a series of breathing, visualization, and meditation exercises, participants will channel their more creative side. The session will end with a collective group poem, and a casual tea chat, encouraging everyone to connect.

Participants should bring their own:
-    Teacup, filled with favourite drink
-    Paper
-    A writing utensil (pencil or pen)
-    An open mind

Registration is limited. After registering, participants will be provided with the Zoom link.
This program will not be recorded.

Sign-up here. 
Liza in the Park:
Performance Art Workshop with Wing Lam Leung
Saturday, June 19th from 2 – 3 pm

In this workshop performance by emerging artist Wing Lam Leung, participants will learn how to make cookies with Liza in her virtual park, while exploring how notions of digital self-making, deception, and sense of space on Zoom reshapes one's reality.

No materials are required for this workshop, but it’s recommended (though not mandatory) that participants have the latest update of Zoom and join using a laptop/computer, rather than phone or tablet.

Photosensitive warning: This workshop performance includes flickering, which may cause dizziness or trigger a reaction for people with visual sensitivities.

Registration is limited. After registering, participants will be provided with the Zoom link. This program will not be recorded.

Sign-up here. 



The Doris McCarthy Gallery provides an open space for the critical and civil exchange of ideas. By registering for this program you agree to help create an atmosphere of mutual inclusion and respect for all persons. This includes speaking, acting and behaving in a way that is absent of violence, harassment, racism, intimidation, bullying or discrimination of any kind regardless of, and not limited to gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, age and ability.