FAIRBANK VILLAGE VIRTUAL ART WALKING TOUR
By Fairbank Village BIA
Language: English, French & Spanish
Area: North York
Theme: Getting Around, Arts & Architecture, History & Culture
The tour consists of six stops, each allowing the viewer to experience the Fairbank Village community through its various murals and other public art. The tour starts with SKEIN Fairbank Tunnel which was painted in reference to a yarn factory that once existed nearby.
Then continues with TRANSTion is a mural that was painted before the LTR, it depicts the future of public transportation in Toronto.
Thirdly, the two-story mural Serenity, which illustrates a golden fish and lotus flower, the colours and atmosphere of this mural makes it a popular selfie spot in the area. The next art piece, Rise and Shine, has a snowy owl that spreads its wings across two second-story walls.
The fifth mural, Goden Find, uses bright and cheerful colours to portray a yellow goldfinch.
Lastly, the Historical Mural, it gives the viewer a sense of what a historical streetscape would look like. Each of these stops on the tour will immerse the viewer in Fairbank Village and the joy that emanates from the community.