Arts & Culture

Hart House Creative LifeSchool

Hart House Creative LifeSchool is where you'll learn techniques and build your skills, but more than that, you’ll design a life that is truly worth living. Film, photography, visual arts and theatre are some of the media, but the result is a more creative you.

Events/Activities View all →

Feb 24 – Mar 31, 2023

Talking Walls Exhibition: Traces of War

The exhibition presents stories that happened to U of T exchange students from Ukraine during the rocket shelling in their home country.

Mar 17 – Apr 16, 2023

Talking Walls Exhibition: Moving, Dancing, Knowledge

An exhibition engaging learning communities within and beyond the university to highlight dance scholarship and practice.

Mar 21 – Mar 25, 2023


Indigenous and diasporic Canadian artists explore the radical potential of the alter-ego in subverting dominant narratives.

Mar 22 – Apr 20, 2023

101st Hart House Camera Club Annual Exhibition of Photography

The Hart House Camera Club 2023 Exhibition of photography.

Mar 22 – Mar 25, 2023


Indigenous and diasporic Canadian artists explore the radical potential of the alter-ego in subverting dominant narratives.

Wed, Mar 22, 2023

Camera Club Annual Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation

We proudly present the 101st presentation of the Hart House Camera Club's Annual Exhibition of Photography. Submissions open until March 2!

Mar 23 – Apr 6, 2023

Get Crafty!

A free space that’s all about making stuff, trying new things, and getting creative with the things you have on hand at home.

Thu, Mar 23, 2023

Voices of Ukrainian Resilience: How It Feels To Live Through a War When You Are Twenty

An event that brings together the stories and experiences of students affected by the war in Ukraine.

Thu, Mar 23, 2023

Crafting Land Acknowledgements

Looking for guidance and insight on crafting a respectful Land Acknowledgement?

Blogs/Articles View all →

Search for Home: Hart House Artists in Residence Give Powerful Voice to the Migrant Experience

Nina Platiša and Masoud Riyazati share their stories of immigration to Canada through a compelling and groundbreaking initiative at Hart House.

Glimpse into the Hart House Art Collection Reveals Magnificent Body of Work

The art collection at Hart House is a stunning cornucopia of Canadian works, filled with hidden gems by some of the nation’s greatest visual artists.

Transformed by Hart House Theatre, U of T Talents Step into the Spotlight

The work of actor Abi Akinlade and playwright/stage manager Helen Ho has been recognized in two important theatre awards this past spring.

Indigenous Artist Finds Powerful New Ways to Connect at Hart House

Quinn Hopkins’ mural merges technology and art in a provocative and highly original way; and brings with it a remarkable gift: the message of love.

The Lasting Impact of the Paul Paton Music Fund at Hart House

One donor’s vision sparks creativity at Hart House; the Paul Paton Music Fund provides life-changing opportunities for University of Toronto students.

Classes View all →

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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Improv Level 1

Hone your skills in areas key to good improv and to living a positive, productive and playful life.

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Improv Level 2

Experiment with different virtual improv formats to create a range of fun and engaging scenes.

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Smartphone Photography

Learn to get the most out of your smartphone camera from photojournalist and an award-winning photographer, Shlomi Amiga.

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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 Art Committee

A committee of contemporary art enthusiasts curates the…

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 Theatre Committee

This Committee acts as an Advisory Board for Theatre…