Art of the Danforth

A reflexive and changing public art experiment that uses the structure of a ‘festival’ to transform, engage, uncover and discover the possible roles and functions of an artist in diverse and changing community.


Neighbourhood Tectonics

This year’s theme was inspired by the real-life experience of a local homeowner whose small brick home literally broke in half with a diagonal crack that appeared overnight last fall. Our theme “fault lines” asks its artists and neighbours to consider the unseen forces at play in their spaces or community, the weight of unstoppable and insistent change, and the fault lines of friction between differing forces that remain unnoticed and invisible … until the day that they are not.



Call for Family Photos

This summer, sketch artist Marjan Verstappen is searching for photos of you, your home, and your neighbourhood. She would like to visit your home and look at your favourite family photos, or take some[...]

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Art of the Danforth 2016 Unfolds in a Crack

You are invited to join the creators of Art of the Danforth on July 14, 2016 to hear programming details about the fourth incarnation of the multi-disciplinary, experimental art event that will take p[...]

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2014 Art of the Danforth Photo Gallery

Highlights from the 2014 event, in pictures.[...]

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