Latest Past Events

Black Diamond Ball 2023

Fairmont Royal York 100 Front Street West, Toronto

For the past 7 years, the signature event of Black History Month: The Black Diamond Ball has brought together the Black community and supporters to celebrate our accomplishments and honour individuals who have excelled in their respective fields. Don't expect the 2023 Black Diamond Ball to be the gala affair of the past, we always …

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Decolonizing Design Book Launch

Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queens Park, Toronto

How does contemporary design reflect colonial influences? What needs to change, and how can design institutions and individual designers make that change happen? From the excesses of world expositions to myths of better living through technology, modernist design, in its European-based guises, has excluded and oppressed the very people whose lands and lives it reshaped. In …

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ALMEDA: Up to the Sky

The Great Hall 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul St, Toronto

This exhibition features artwork from the perspective/experiences of the Black student body at OCAD University. With strong influence from the “Black is Beautiful” movement of the 80s; our exhibition focuses on the beauty of individual truths. Our truth is what we say to ourselves when our social mask is off. How does the world perceive …

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