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City of Toronto to announce full program for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2012

    Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City of Toronto’s Economic Development Committee, together with Dr. Sara Diamond, OCAD University President and Vice Chancellor, and Chair of the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Artistic Advisory Committee; and John Doig, Senior Vice President, Toronto Region, Scotiabank, will announce the complete programming schedule for the seventh edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche.

Date: Tuesday, August 21
Time: 9:15 to 10 a.m. – remarks and photo opportunity
Location: Gardiner Museum, 3rd floor, 111 Queen’s Park

The curators of the City-produced exhibitions – Janine Marchessault, Michael Prokopow and Christina Ritchie – as well as a number of participating artists, will attend and will be available for interviews.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is Toronto’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. Since 2006, the event has featured more than 700 official art installations created by nearly 3,000 artists and has generated more than $ 100 million in economic impact for Toronto.

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