Arts Be Creative

Hart House art opportunities nurture innate creativity and exploration. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your journey, join us to play, relax and express yourself through various creative mediums.

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    Good Ideas Fund

    The Hart House Good Ideas Fund (GIF) is here to support your good ideas and make them a reality! Open to student groups or students at any U of T campus.

  • Hart House A/V Tech Mentorship Program

    The Hart House A/V Tech Mentorship Program provides youth the opportunity to gain practical experience with different careers in the audio/video field.

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    Hip-Hop Education

    Hip hop education and artistic expression. It's not just about music. It's beats, rhymes, life and learning.

Blogs/Articles View all →

Meet the Musician (and Alumna) Behind the Soldiers’ Tower Bells, Integral to Convocation

Naoko Tsujita provides a rare glimpse into the world of the carillon – the bronze bells in Soldiers’ Tower.

U of T’s Movie-Making Centre is an Indispensable Resource for Budding Filmmakers

The Hart House Film Board has been U of T’s foremost movie-making centre for five decades.

Talking Walls Showcases Incomparable Work of Toronto-Based Photographer

This April, Hart House’s Talking Walls will feature the evocative work of Darkroom Artist-in-Residence Dainesha Nugent-Palache.

“Art has a way of training the eye” – Energized by Student Engagement and U of T Research, Fiber Artist Inspires Critical Thought

Emily Chudnovsky is the featured artist in the "Talking Walls" series this March, with work that is sure to incite reflection and change.

Award-Winning Actor/Producer/Playwright Says Hart House Theatre is a Rare and Supportive Space to Create

U of T alumna Lindsey Middleton describes how profoundly the Theatre helped to shape her aspirations – both outside and inside the House.

  • 100% Hands-On Filmmaking for Beginners

    A three-week film class designed for absolute beginners needing a comprehensive hands-on experience.

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  • 35mm Film Cameras

    Cover the basics of film-based cameras.

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  • Acting: Introduction

    An introductory course for beginners and artists in the early stages of their careers.

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  • Caffenol Developing

    Join us in the Hart House Camera Club Darkroom for a unique workshop and learn new techniques and approaches to processing and printing.

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  • Capturing Intimacy and Romance on Camera

    How do you capture the magic between two people on camera?

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  • Film Directing Introduction

    The Directors Workshop gives filmmakers the tools and hands-on experience to confidently work on their projects

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Clubs View all →

Hart House Camera Club

What’s in a picture? Anyone can take a photo, but…

Hart House Chamber Strings

The Hart House Chamber Strings is a student-run ensemble…

Hart House Chorus

The HART HOUSE CHORUS is a 50-voice choir auditioned from…

Hart House Film Board

The Hart House Film Board exists to provide assistance to…

Hart House Jazz Choir Onoscatopoeia

Onoscatopoeia (aka Oscat) is the University of Toronto's…

Hart House Jazz Ensemble

The Hart House Jazz Ensemble is an active and vibrant band…

Hart House Orchestra

The Hart House Orchestra is an auditioned group that…

Hart House Singers

The Hart House Singers is a non-auditioned choir that…

Hart House Symphonic Band

The Hart House Symphonic Band is an amateur music group…

Committees View all →

Hart House Student Acquisitions Subcommittee

To promote an awareness of contemporary art practices…

Hart House Student Arbor Room Subcommittee

It organizes the exhibition of student art in the Hart House…

Hart House Student Art Committee

A committee of contemporary art enthusiasts curates the…

Hart House Student Education and Outreach Subcommittee

Connecting artists, art students, and the wider visual art…

Hart House Student Literary and Library Committee

Provides opportunities to explore the various facets of the…

Hart House Student Music Committee

Creates partnerships and presents professional and aspiring…

Hart House Student Projects Subcommittee

Fostering the means and space for one University of Toronto…

Hart House Student Theatre Committee

This Committee acts as an Advisory Board for Theatre…