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Rhythms of Canada

Summer Festival

June 29–July 1, 2024

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One of the city’s most exhilarating summer festivals is back with three days of delicious food, activities for all ages, special programming, captivating musical performances by local artists, and our world-class Collections of art from across the Muslim world.


Enjoy captivating performances by:

  • Nagata Shachu
  • Alpha Rhythm Roots
  • Kazdoura
  • Running Rivers
  • Maracatu Mar Aberto
  • And more!

The Museum’s Performing Arts programming is generously supported by the Nanji Family Foundation.


Throughout the festival, enjoy free admission to the Museum Collections Gallerydrop-in family activities, a bustling festival market, and a vibrant selection of local food vendors from 10 am to 8 pm.

Saturday, June 29

Free Performances
Workshops and Activities

Sunday, June 30

Free Performances
Workshops and Activities

Monday, July 1

Free Performances
Workshops and Activities


Tap into your creativity and learn something new in one of our engaging workshops!

Wearable Art: Tote Bag Design Workshop
$15* | Daily | 12:30–1:30 pm | Ages 12+

Unleash your inner artist and turn an ordinary tote bag into a unique, wearable masterpiece with patterns and decorations inspired by Museum objects.

Register for Saturday, June 29
Register for Sunday, June 30
Register for Monday, July 1


Clay Tile Making 
$15* | Daily | 2:30–3:30 pm | Ages 6+

Get hands-on with clay and create your own unique tile in this interactive workshop. Learn about the materials, tools, and techniques, then design your own ceramic tile inspired by the Museum Collections.

Register for Saturday, June 29
Register for Sunday, June 30
Register for Monday, July 1


The Art and Science of Colour Making and Bookmark Decoration Workshop 
$15* | Daily | 4:30–5:30 pm | Ages 6+

Discover the art and science of colour-making and witness the transformation of raw materials into vibrant colours. Visitors will engage in pigment grinding and mixing, transforming them into vibrant colours, which they will use to decorate a keepsake bookmark.

Register for Saturday, June 29
Register for Sunday, June 30
Register for Monday, July 1


*Workshop prices are per person and include all materials.
*Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

About the Performances

Andalib Ensemble

Toronto Klezmer Society

TD Pop-Up Performers

Getting to the Museum

Be advised that there currently are a number of TTC route changes. Use the TTC’s Trip Planner to plan your route.

The Museum is accessible by car via Don Mills Rd, Eglinton Ave East, or the Don Valley Parkway (DVP). Take the Wynford Dr exit.

Bicycle parking is available free of charge.

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