The Gathering Divergence is May 16-19, 2023

Two photos, one of a person presenting and second of drum performance. On a blue background text: Register today! May 16 and 18 online . May 19 in-person Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Spring 2023

Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Spring 2023
Register today!
May 16 & 18 online | May 19 in-person 

Location: Winchester Street Theatre
80 Winchester St, Toronto, ON M4X 1B2 

The Gathering Divergence Interdisciplinary Festival & Conference is a festival and conference with a specific focus on Indigenous, racialized, deaf, disabled and mad, women and other historically – marginalized arts communities. Held over 3 days, GDMAF/C features performances, literary readings, panels, workshops and creative investigations from diverse practices.

Geared towards meaningful conversations, professional development, sharing strategies, it encourages divergence across arts practices and collaboration. This year’s theme for Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference SPRING 2023 | Visioning Canada’s IBPOC Artistic Transformation: Implementing Future Strategies. 

The full schedule is available here.

Program Day 3:

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General admission (per day): $15
Accessibility pricing (per day): $5

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Unfortunately the Winchester Street Theatre is not currently wheelchair accessible.
We aim to host a fragrance-free event. Please do not wear perfume, cologne, or other scented products.

Covid 19 protocol: Vaccination is not required to attend on May 19. All are welcomed to attend who:
– Do not have Covid symptoms
– Did not test positive for Covid
– Did not  travel outside of Canada within the last 14 days
– Not required to isolation because was in contact with a person who tested positive to Covid-19

Masks are encouraged. Registration and providing full contact information is required for contact tracing.
If you have Covid symptoms please do not do not attend the event in-person. A recording of May 19’s sessions will be available. Request a refund within 2 days after the event.