What To See At Culture Days Across Canada This Weekend

Since 2009, Culture Days has been hosting artsy activities dedicated to raising awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the cultural life of their communities. The non-profit organization hosts its fifth annual Culture Days this weekend, September 26 through 28. Thousands of exhibits and programs are scheduled across the country. Here are our top picks for the event.

Gaune Studios Photography - Winnipeg, Canada

Photo: Culture Days 


Sept 27, Toronto

Writers’ Seminar with Megan Andrews and Brittany Duggan: For emerging arts journalists who want to improve their writing craft.


Sept 27, Belleville

6 Shooters Photography Workshop: The 6 Shooters photography group will be offering a workshop as well as a show of their recent work.


British Columbia

Sept 27, Vancouver

Behind The Curtain: Carmen at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre: Peek behind the curtain to learn how Vancouver Opera plans a production at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, including staging, costume design and more.


Sept 28, Richmond

The Art of Freestyle Chinese Painting: Ming Yeung will demonstrate her style of Chinese painting with her versatile brush skill on rice paper.



Sept 26-28, Wood Buffalo

Oil Sands Discovery Centre: A provincial museum about the history, technology and geology of the oil sands.


Sept 26 & 28, Canmore

artsPeak! Free art workshops in drawing, weaving, face painting, photography, poetry, children’s arts, crafts and a large scale community art project – Chalk-the-Block – all led by local artists.


Nova Scotia

Sept 27, Halifax

Friendship Bracelet Making Workshop: Make your own bracelet while learning the true origins of this modern-day practice.


Prince Edward Island

Sept 27, Charlottetown

Bellydancing: Expose yourself to this ancient Middle Eastern art – the “Cabaret” style that you will learn is a multicultural mix of the different forms of the popular dance.


For more on programs at the event, visit

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