Youth Programs & Mentorship - Nia Centre for the Arts

Youth Programs & Mentorship

Since 2009, Nia Centre has provided Black youth with the opportunity to explore a wide range of creative pathways.

Our youth programming offers a wide range intensive learning opportunities, fun artistic workshops and arts-based camps.

Ongoing Programs

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Creative Connect
Creative Connect is our youth mentorship program that connects young creatives and youth between the ages of 14-29 in with career professionals and artists across disciplines, to help guide them as they build their knowledge, navigate their creative goals, and hone in talents across the arts.
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The Pull Up
The Pull Up is a drop-in, afterschool program that provides young creatives between the ages of 12-18 the space to experiment with different art disciplines every week, connect with like-minded youth and explore Black artistic traditions.
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Beyond the Books
Our Beyond the Books program provides you the opportunity to bring Black history, traditions and art into your classrooms. Through a wide range of art-based workshops, our program allows student to engage in artistic experiences while building their knowledge of historic and current contributions of Black Canadians and Black artists.

Specialty Programs

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Workshops
Nia Centre passionately cultivates the creative potential of youth through its multidisciplinary art programs, fostering a vibrant space for exploration and self-expression.
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Showcases
Nia Centre offers youths the opportunity to showcase their multidisciplinary art, providing a platform for the vibrant expression of their creative talents.
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Wellness
Nia Centre offers wellness-focused activities for young emerging multidisciplinary artists, promoting a holistic approach to nurture both their artistic growth and overall well-being.

Current Events

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The Pull Up: Summer Series

July 8 – August 31, 2024
10:00AM – 5:00PM
524 Oakwood Ave, Toronto, ON M6E 2X1

Spend the summer creating with Nia Centre

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The Pull Up

October 16 – June 28, 2024
3:00PM – 6:00PM
524 Oakwood Ave, Toronto, ON M6E 2X1

Young Creatives, check out our new DJing offering with The Pull Up!

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