Are you ready for Art and Tea and Cake at the Mad HatterMarketplace and Tea Party? You can let us know you are coming on the Facebook page]. Everyone is welcome. Share some cake and tea, see some great art and prepare for the parade the next day. Market will be open from 12-4 and artists should arrive before 11:00. We will have cake and ice tea and other snacks for all but bring your lunch.
The market is at OCAD in the back, south side, of the school:
….join the fantastic Mad and free events of
Mad Pride Week 2017
|Tuesday July 11||Wednesday 12||Thursday 13|
In the Spotlight –
Hosted by C/S Info Centre 1001 Queen Street West,
|11:30 am – 4:30 pm
CSI Network Forum –
History & Direction of the Consumer Survivor Movement
Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue Registration Required
|*MAD = Reclaim Dignity & Challenge Labels (Diagnosed, mentally ill, crazy, mental health issues, weird, lunatic, wonderful)
…Mad Pride Events are Free and open to All. Celebrate strength and difference.
|Eve||7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Madly I’m Your Fan
Presented by the Friendly Spike Theatre Band. May Robinson Auditorium, 20 Westlodge Avenue
|7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Interactive performance by The Toronto Youth Theatre
The Lower Ossington Theatre, 100 Ossington Avenue
|Friday July 14||Saturday July 15||Sunday July 16|
|Day||1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Carnival des Voix
Hosted by Recovery Net Toronto and C/S Info.
|12:00 – 4:00 pm
Mad Hatter Marketplace and Tea Party
Mad Artists, meditation, yoga, dance, Hats. OCAD, 100 McCaul Street
Bed Push & Parade
Historic journey and fun in the community
Parkdale Library, 1303 Queen Street W
Great free food.
|Eve||8:00 pm – 4:00 pm
MADx by Night
Music, Comedy, Rants, Poetry. Imperial Pub. 54 Dundas Street
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Thanks for sharing our Mad Pride Week 2017 Poster!
Toronto Mad Pride Week
Mad + Allies + everyone welcome: We reclaim terms like Mad as an act of pride and strength. We’ll include you too!
July 15 – Mad Marketplace & Tea Party
OCAD – 100 McCall St. 12:00-4:00 – Mad artists, cake & fun
July 16 – Bed Push Parade and Fantastic picnic:
Parade starts @Parkdale Library (1303 Queen W) 11:30
Picnic @Trinity Bellwoods Park at 12:30
Celebrate, empower and build community
The Mad Market is on July 15th 2017
Mad artists are awesome. Our artwork, whichever medium, stunningly expresses who we are and what we do together. We invite artists of all stripes who intersect with and identify as ‘mad’ to apply to take part in 2017 Mad Marketplace!
We seek diverse artists who identify as Mad people, consumers/survivors, or otherwise labelled.
Apply now (deadline is tentatively June 16 2017)
Please note, we reserve the right to choose artists that represent different media and genres of art. We can only have a limited number of artists because we have limited resources and event space. It is preferred that you use this application process. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Mad Marketplace” + Your Name and we will follow up with confirmations. In the body include:
- Contact info: email, phone number, URL.
- What type of art: (painting, comics, jewelry, pottery, book + more)
- Experience & examples of your art: experienced & new artists wanted.
- Story about your Art and its connection to “Madness”: (3-5 sentences max – indicate if we can share your story on the website)
Together we can make Mad Pride Week 2017 a Huge Success!!!
We need volunteers too – we will feed you and love you forever!
Connect, empower, and build communities through education and advocacy
Donate to Mad Pride Toronto at: http://bit.ly/1YLEcVs Share the link!
We had a great time marching in the Bed Push Parade – Mad Pride March in 2016. We showed our strength in the community and made lots of noise along the way! We marched from the Parkdale Library along Queen Street to Trinity Bellwoods Park.