Toronto Biennial of Art

Toronto Biennial of Art

Year Completed

Type of Work
Educational Partnerships

Education Programming Framework and Roadmap

The Toronto Biennial of Art is a contemporary arts festival, launching in Fall 2019. Bespoke was engaged to develop an inclusive, cross-generational and artist-led education framework and roll out plan that celebrated the creativity that resides within Toronto. We conducted intensive research into leading edge community arts programming to arrive at an audience-focused program that runs across schools, families, the creative community, students and tourists.

The programming framework we developed placed emphasis on connecting audiences to different neighbourhoods and in building local partnership opportunities. This work was a foundational piece of planning for the Biennial, and the guiding principles we established with the local arts community and stakeholders, influenced the development of the curatorial framework.