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An Arts Organization based in The Esplanade Community

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About Us

Jamii, founded in 2011, is a not-for-profit arts organization based in the Esplanade community, Toronto. Our vision is to enhance togetherness within the communities we engage. We initiate, welcome, enable, facilitate and produce creative experiences, arts events and workshops with, for and by the people of the Esplanade and beyond with an intent of creating shared memories.

What's on?

One event at a time, we are claiming public spaces in The Esplanade to bring arts at no cost to audience members. All events and workshops are free!

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The Jamii Hub Activities

Check out all workshops and more!

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2023 in Review

Look back at Jamii's 2023 with us!

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What's Upcoming?
March 2024
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
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27
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1
2
3
4
7:00 p.m.
Monday Dancing
+1 more
5
7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Learning - Book Club
+1 more
6
7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Watching
+1 more
7
7:00 p.m.
Thursday Creating - Painting Nights
+1 more
8
7:00 p.m.
Friday Singing
+1 more
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10
11:00 a.m.
Sunday Sewing
+1 more
+2 more
11
7:00 p.m.
Monday Dancing
+1 more
12
7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Learning - Culture Cloths
+1 more
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7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Watching
+1 more
14
7:00 p.m.
Thursday Creating - Crafting Night
+1 more
15
7:00 p.m.
Friday Singing
+1 more
16
10:00 a.m.
Saturday Mini Making
+1 more
17
11:00 a.m.
Sunday Sewing
+2 more
+3 more
18
7:00 p.m.
Monday Dancing
+1 more
19
7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Learning - Niche Artistic Practices
+1 more
20
3:30 p.m.
LAINI Youth - Theatre Workshops - Group #2 - Grade 3 to 5
+4 more
+5 more
21
7:00 p.m.
Thursday Creating - Crafting Night
+1 more
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7:00 p.m.
Friday Singing
+1 more
23
7:00 p.m.
Saturday Mingling
+1 more
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25
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27
3:30 p.m.
LAINI Youth - Theatre Workshops - Group #2 - Grade 3 to 5
+3 more
+4 more
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30
10:00 a.m.
Saturday Mini Making
+1 more
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2
3
3:30 p.m.
LAINI Youth - Theatre Workshops - Group #2 - Grade 3 to 5
+3 more
+4 more
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5
6
2:30 p.m.
Moms' Care Circle
+1 more
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Highlights

Since 2011, Jamii has proudly brought multiple forms of arts and The Esplanade community together. Check out some of Jamii's highlights below.

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Indigenous Peoples Day

Annual intentional celebration of National Indigenous People's Day at the heart of our community. 

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The Wedding Series

A three-part video project exploring wedding ceremonies.

Produced in 2021.

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Mural

Toronto's iconic mural located at the David Crombie Park Basketball Court, in The Esplanade neighbourhood.

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WAYO Children's Festival

Annual children festival designed as a parkour through the Berkeley Castle and Canadian Stage.

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