FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, it transforms a Toronto park into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.
September 17: 12-6pm
September 18: 12-5pm
Dufferin Grove Park, opposite Dufferin Mall
787 Dufferin Street
Click here for directions.
FREE! FIGMENT is a free, non-profit event, and we do not accept corporate sponsorships.
What to Bring:
Whatever you need for a day of fun. For specific ideas or if you have specific questions, view our list!
Note: The event is rain-or-shine. If the forecast calls for rain, be prepared to hide – or dance – under porches, arches, and umbrellas while the clouds pass.
What to Expect:
Art and activities in every medium available… especially the art and activities that YOU bring! Click here to submit your idea for an art/performance/workshop activity. We will post a full schedule of all the registered artwork and activities.
To make sure you and all other visitors have a fun and safe experience, please keep the following in mind:
- It is NOT SAFE to CLIMB the art unless the artists indicates the art is for climbing
- YOUR child = YOUR responsibility
- TREAT the art like it was your HOME
- It is NEVER “just you” doing it!
- THINK before you ACT
- Make the art look even BETTER for the NEXT VISITOR
How to Help:
We invite people to sign up to volunteer to help at the event, and sign up for our email list for continued opportunities to help out throughout the year.
If you enjoy your experiences at FIGMENT, please make a donation!
LEAVE NO TRACE: We adhere to a “Leave No Trace” ethic, and ask you to do the same. If you bring it with you, either bring it back or make sure it gets into a trash receptacle.
NO TRANSACTIONS: One of our goals is to create a social and creative experience uninterrupted by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. FIGMENT does not sell anything on the Island, and does not allow commerce of any kind.
FIGMENT is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization entirely funded by grants and individual donations. FIGMENT accepts no corporate sponsorship of any kind. FIGMENT is supported by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. FIGMENT NYC is supported by theNew York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, as well as by the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
FIGMENT Boston is produced with support from the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the designated stewards of the Rose Kennedy Greenway and site of FIGMENT Boston.
FIGMENT Toronto is supported by The Department of Canadian Heritage