Art In Canada News

Below is a list of news articles that we've found highlight the advancment of art and the use of art to build business and help the community.

Community-based arts program for youth in low-income communities: A multi-method evaluation

Community-based arts program for youth in low-income communities: A multi-method evaluation- The article presents findings from a quasi-experimental evaluation...www.artsedsearch.org

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Canada Allocates $3.9 Million to Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto

Canada Allocates $3.9 Million to Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto- The Ministry of Canadian Heritage has announced that $3.9 million has been earmarked...www.artforum.com

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'I like living' : Young indigenous artists heal pain through painting

'I like living': Young Indigenous artists heal pain through painting- The challenges facing First Nations students in Thunder Bay, Ont., were transformed into beautiful works of art..www.cbc.ca

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Study: Canadians Spending Less Time on Arts and Culture

Study: Canadians Spending Less Time on Arts and Culture- Canadians are spending less time engaged in the arts, culture and social leisure than they did...www.canadianart.ca

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7 Tips to be an #ArtsDay Advocate on Social Media

7 Tips to be an #ArtsDay Advocate on Social Media Join us on Twitter at 12pm EST on October 25th, where we’ll be sharing the #ArtsDay messages and bringing arts advocacy into communities across Canada. This is a great way to help spread the messages being shared on Parliament Hill and an opportunity to connect with other arts advocates across the country. Simply log onto Twitter at noon on the 25th and watch the #artsconvo hashtag to join in. canadianartscoalition.com

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Artists to Criss-Cross Nation with Shipping Containers for Canada's 150th

Artists to Criss-Cross Nation with Shipping Containers for Canada's 150th- Three shipping containers transformed into mobile art studios will set out on routes across the country in June of next year, converging three months later in Winnipeg.  Each container...www.canadianart.ca

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When a Contemporary Ruin Becomes an Art Festival

When a Contemporary Ruin Becomes an Art Festival- I have two distinct memories of Ontario Place. The first ranges back to the late-1970s, when, as an eight- or nine-year-old...www.canadianart.ca

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Curators Demand Changes to Culturally Diverse Grant

Curators Demand Changes to Culturally Diverse Grant- Toronto-based curator Su-Ying Lee is known for unconventional approaches to art. www.canadianart.ca

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Why Creativity Is Key To Boosting NB’s Economy

Why Creativity Is Key To Boosting NB’s Economy - 

There are a lot of skills you need to have to thrive into today’s growing knowledge and tech-based economy.

You need to be diverse, flexible and of course have the education crucial for the jobs that will need to be filled today and for years to come.

Yet, with all the talk about how we need to teach kids to code and build robots in Grade 2, one important skill is getting left behind in the conversation: creativity. huddletoday.com

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The state of the arts in Canada

The state of the arts in CanadaWere it not for the two-story-tall picture of a male dancer that hangs on the front of the building, you would never know that the tan-colored structure with a flat roof and sunken basement entrance was the Montreal home of the Grands Ballets Canadiens. It looks more like space zoned for light industry, or perhaps an office for a telemarketing firm. It is that grim.

“We live in a garage,” says Alain Dancyger, the company’s executive director. “And that’s not conducive to attracting and retaining top talent from around the world.” www.washingtonpost.com

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