Four Key Drivers of Change in The Arts in Canada
Arts Consultants Canada organized this Open Forum to identify and discuss key drivers of change in the arts, especially related to the COVID-19 pandemic and post-pandemic arts ecosystem. www.hillstrategies.com
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
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
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
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
The state of the arts in Canada
The state of the arts in Canada - MONTREAL — Were 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
Shaping a New Future
Shaping a New Future - Read "Shaping a New Future," our new 5-year Strategic Plan. We believe that arts and culture are an essential part of our belonging – to our community, country, society, and to humanity itself. Download the strategic plan.
Newfoundland Arts Cuts Could Be Taste of What's to Come
Newfoundland Arts Cuts Could Be Taste of What's to Come- The worldwide crash in oil prices is affecting much more than simply mutual funds and...www.canadianart.ca
Arts Sector Delighted by the Support for Arts & Culture in the 2016 Budget
Arts Sector Delighted by the Support for Arts & Culture in the 2016 Budget - March 22, 2016 – The Canadian Arts Coalition (CAC) is extremely satisfied to see the government commit in the 2016 Federal Budget to the doubling of the Canada Council for the Arts operating budget by 2020. This represents $550 million in an overall $1.87 billion commitment to arts and culture over five years. For the last decade, the CAC has advocated for the doubling of the Canada Council’s operating budget. Budget 2016 achieves this goal and represents an important milestone for the arts sector and for Canadians. www.canadianartscoalition.com