Rhythms of Canada


Rhythms of Canada

Date: Sunday, June 30 (2–11 pm) & Monday, July 1 (2–6 pm)
Price: FREE


Join us for a two-day festival celebrating Canada’s contemporary fabric — a dynamic mix of cultures, stories, and rhythms! Rain or shine, we’ll have entertainment for you outside in our Park, and inside in our galleries.

Flex your artistic muscles with art-making activities, and dance workshops for kids and adults alike, led by Carmen Romero and Bageshree Vaze. Break out your new moves during an exciting lineup of performances from some of Toronto’s best established and emerging artists, who will have you grooving under the sun and into the night.

Festival visitors also get special $10 admission to our popular exhibition, The Moon: A Voyage Through Time.


A shuttle bus will loop from downtown to the Museum with stops at:
Double Tree by Hilton (108 Chestnut St.) · The Neighbourhood Organization (18 Thorncliffe Park Drive) · Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Rd.) · Aga Khan Museum (77 Wynford Drive)




Sunday, June 30 | 2–11 pm


Cris Derksen Trio
Asiko Afrobeat
Picastro’s Liz Hysen | Marker Starling 
Hussein Janmohamed | Lisa Odjig | Gelax 
Nicolette and the Nobodies | Waleed Kush  


Monday, July 1, 2–6 pm


Game.Set.Trap | Maracatu Mar Aberto | Taktus 
Labyrinth Ontario Showcase 


2019 Summer Festival Central

June–September, 2019

Special Event
Moon Landing Festival

July 20 (2–11 pm) to July 21 (2–6 pm)

With support from

Government of Canada, Government of Ontario, Ontario Arts Council, and Modern Niagara

Programming partners

Small World Music, Wavelength, Gros Morne Summer Music, the Music Gallery, and Labyrinth Ontario

Site Partners

Aga Khan Park and Ismail Centre


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