3D Printing : Printing for the Future

3D Printing : Printing for the Future

This summer, Canada’s design museum – the Design Exchange – is showcashing a large scale exhibition on all things 3D Printed. The show, 3DXL , is being touted as the first of its kind, and is making it’s way to Toronto as the Design Exchange’s first major offsite show. Interactive glass boxes at the corner […]

Façade Academy at Art Battle #269

Façade Academy at Art Battle #269

“3…2…1… LET’S PAINT!”, the audience counts down as 12 talented artists buckle down to create a painting for Art Battle #269. Art Battle Canada is an art competition that holds events in cities across the country, and it’s been growing into a huge event over the past few years. Façade Academy entered a local Art […]

Façade Goes to Disney!

Façade Goes to Disney!

  We are so excited to announce that our First Annual Disney World Field Trip is booked! We will be going to Disney on July 19 to July 25, 2015. WE CANNOT WAIT!!     Our students are so excited.  It’s the talk of every class!! Our trip to Disney will include taking part in […]

Using the Arts to Defend Against Alzheimers

Using the Arts to Defend Against Alzheimers

Creativity is one of the brain’s biggest workouts. It accesses different and rarely used areas of the brain, and artistic skills learned can stay embedded in the brains reservoirs for decades. According to studies, this type of brain exercise can help prevent and treat age-related conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Staying mentally active has […]

How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?

How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?

Art is one of the most important facets of learning. Art works much like the mechanics of mathematics – patterns, symmetry, geometry and intuition fuse together to create a work of beauty pleasing to the human eye. Science, math and business are traditionally very rigid disciplines, but the creative workings of our right brain are […]

Nuit Blanche 2014

Nuit Blanche 2014

  Facade students and instructors were inspired by the annual Nuit Blanche art festival, which transformed the streets of downtown Toronto into interactive art installations. The all-night art festival was a huge success, with the streets spilling with thousands of people and hundreds of interactive art installations. From sunrise to sunset, people of all ages […]

Vaughan Film Festival

Vaughan Film Festival

Today Facade Creative Director and Owner, Mina, was given the opportunity to attend the Vaughan Film Festival sponsor luncheon. We are pleased to announce that next years event will be bigger and better than ever! After reaching a record high of 2000 people in attendance this year, the venue needed to be moved to the Paramount […]