The Zanana Akande “Welcome to Blackhurst” Art Gallery provides an opportunity for professional and new/emerging visual artists to showcase their work in a community-based setting.
The Emancipation Day "Underground Freedom Train” Ride is symbolic of the role of the Underground Railroad within Canada's history. This train ride is a recognition of the historic date of Emancipation Day on August 1st when slavery was abolished in the British Empire. ADBCC partners with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and the train route travels along the TTC subway from Union Station to Sheppard West Station. This annual event is open to the public and may include poetry readings, musical entertainment, networking, and special activities.