October Offerings

October Offerings
A Month for Spooky Fun and Discoveries

Attend a Halloween event, learn about Islamic Heritage Month, check out an exhibit on land-based design in Indigenous communities, and more.

Towards Home Exhibition artwork

Towards Home Exhibition

The U of T John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design will be home to ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒧᑦ / Ruovttu Guvlui / Towards Home, an Indigenous-led exhibition organized by and first presented at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal. This exhibition can be viewed in the Architecture and Design Gallery at 1 Spadina Crescent from October 25, 2023 – March 22, 2024.

You can also check out the 2023-2024 Master of Visual Studies ProSeminar Series, featuring a lineup of international and local artists, curators, writers, theorists and researchers with events from October 17, 2023 – March 19, 2024.

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The Haunted Walk Toronto

Have you ever wondered about Toronto’s ghost stories? Just in time for Halloween, The Haunted Walk offers a spooky take on the city we call home. Learn about Toronto history with a paranormal twist as you follow your tour guide and be sure to watch out for ghosts! 

We do it for the Culture: A Hip Hop at 50 Event Series Poster

We do it for the Culture:
A Hip Hop at 50 Event Series

Friday, October 27, 2023
7:00-9:00 pm 

Lyricist’s Lounge, Arbor Room,
Hart House Basement

If you like hip hop, you can celebrate the 50th anniversary of the genre and learn more about it at the upcoming Hart House Lyricist’s Lounge event, part of the We do it for the Culture: A Hip Hop at 50 Event Series. Creators at all levels are welcome to attend the workshop, which is centered around bringing together lyricists and music creators to share rhymes, techniques, questions and ideas in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Halloween in Bloor West Village poster

Halloween in Bloor West Village

Saturday, October 28, 2023
10:00am-2:00 pm 

Bloor Street West &
Willard Ave

Enjoy some spooky daytime family fun and bring your furry friend along too! The whole family (including pets) can enjoy a free professional digital photo against a fall backdrop, Halloween tote bags, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating at select stores along Bloor. Admission is free, but you are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank. 

Islamic Heritage Month Exhibition Poster

Islamic Heritage Month Exhibition

Sunday, October 29, 2023
2:30-6:30 pm

Jane St 
Maple, ON L6A 3A2

If you live in Maple or the surrounding area, you can check out an exciting event celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Islam. This exhibition will offer attendees the chance to explore and appreciate the diverse art, and history of the Islamic world.

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Front Burner Podcast

Looking for a new daily news podcast to stay informed? Try listening to Front Burner, a CBC Podcast hosted by Jayme Poisson. Most episodes are 30 minutes or less and delve into current events and news topics from the local to the global. Front Burner received a 2022 Canadian Podcast Award and was designated “Outstanding” in the News & Current Affairs category.