UPDATE: Fall Planning in AMPD

AMPD is a leading example for the arts in Canada and beyond. Today we are faced with extraordinary challenges and opportunities. It is my hope that together with students, faculty, staff, alumni, community and industry partners, we can not only mitigate the negative effects of the current challenges, but also embrace opportunities for meaningful change […]

Five of Our Artists Set to Graduate this Spring

The weather is getting warmer, the days are growing longer, spring is here and we’ve reached the end of another school year. For our graduating students in the Department of Visual Arts & Art History (VAAH), this time of year usually signifies the opening of a special showcase downtown Toronto; an opportunity to exhibit art […]

Re:Framing Gender – York University’s First Fashion Exhibition

Curator’s Statement Clothing has a powerful effect on our understanding of self, as well as how we interact with the wider world. It is a means of protection, identity formation, and social distinction. Our entire world, specifically within a fashion context, is ordered towards male/female binaries. But what of identities that sit beyond these constraints? […]

Your Favourite Posts from AMPD this Year

It’s the end of 2019, a momentous year for AMPD. It was a year where we celebrated our 50th Anniversary, welcomed a new dean, and ranked 2nd among Arts, Performing Arts & Design universities in Ontario – according to the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings. Before we amp up for a new decade ahead, […]

AMPD Scholarships – how to succeed and why to apply

  Everyone knows that financially, university can be a lot. Even the bare minimum of expenses like rent (if you’re not lucky enough to live with family in the GTA), tuition, food and books leave many students with significant OSAP loans to pay back after graduation. Do you want some money you don’t have to […]