Cultural Hotspot

My City My Six Exhibits

150 stories were selected from over 4,000 and you can find them all over the city in public spaces across the city; including billboards, transit shelters, subway posters and the TORONTO sign. Hundreds more stories are being featured in innovative exhibits across the city. These multimedia exhibits put special emphasis on local stories, presenting them at local galleries, storefronts, alleys, parks and more.

All My City My Six activities and exhibits are free and open to the public.

Find exhibits listed below, or download a copy of the brochure HERE.

Photo credit: Hydrah Rodriquez-Vizzaccaro, two spray chalk activation photographs

Exhibit Listings

ExpandSignature Exhibit, September 25 – 28

See the selected 150 stories in this interactive exhibit.

Join us for the Signature Celebration on and hear Toronto’s Poet Laureate Anne Michaels and special guest speakers. Come and enjoy a multidisciplinary six-word inspired showcase featuring: Jef Kearns, soul flautist; Fabio Parovel, blues guitarist; Mahlikah Aweri, spoken word artist; Camille Lauren, live painter; and choreographer Trudy Lee Gayle with dancer Sofí Gudiño.

Reception: September 27, 5 - 7 p.m.
City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. W.

ExpandArts Etobicoke Exhibits, September 5 – October 28

Arts Etobicoke presents three exhibits at their Storefront Gallery. Alleyway Stories fills the alley walls next to Arts Etobicoke with 70 wheat-pasted stories. My Place takes you on a trip with stories of places from Saskatchewan to Palestine, with portraits of the author. And In the Clouds fills the windows with six-word stories.

Reception: September 9, 1 - 3 p.m.
Arts Etobicoke, 4893a Dundas St. W.

ExpandUrbanArts Exhibits, September 14 – 30

A collection of six-word stories accompanied by photos taken by residents from the York South-Weston Area, with a six-word story collaborative quilt.

September 14 – 16
Reception: September 14, 4 - 5 p.m.
Mount Dennis Public Library, 1123 Weston Rd.

September 18 – 20
Reception: September 18, 7 - 8 p.m.
West Park Healthcare Centre, 82 Buttonwood Ave.

September 29 – 30
Reception: September 29, 2 - 3 p.m.
Weston Public Library, 2 King St.

ExpandEast End Arts Exhibit, September 15 – 20

Video, animation, fibre arts/silkscreen, braille and more tell the story of east Toronto in an exhibit at East York Civic Centre as part of the Weekend of Words. Six-word stories can also be found on coffee sleeves at select east end coffee shops!

Reception: September 15, 7 - 9 p.m.
East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.