What is it?
An intensive workshop on the principles and practices of art that engages with and creates community;
- A 6-day exhilarating experiential journey of learning and artmaking;
- Everything (or many things!) you need to know to launch your own project;
- Open to artists from all forms and traditions and others with an interest in community-engaged arts;
- A blend of presentations, discussions, hands-on activities, creative explorations and take-home resources;
- Lead by Ruth Howard, Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, with other co-facilitators and guest artists;
- Adaptable to diverse partnerships, contexts, interests and regions across Canada.
Arts For All Essentials 2010 at Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Centre
Photo: Katherine Fleitas
- Definitions, values & core principles
- Guiding and safeguarding your vision
- Project start-up & basics
- Partnerships (cross-sector)
- Budgets, resources and grants
- Arts-based and oral history research
- Aesthetics and ethics
- Interdisciplinary collaborations
- Creative processes
- Cross-cultural collaboration
- Conflict and challenges
- History of community plays/arts
- Evaluation and documentation
- Legacy and sustainability
- Others according to partners' interests
(limited sliding scale and work exchanges places available)
Snacks and some meals provided.
Accommodation:For out of town registrants, we can help you find free or affordable billets.
Certification:Attendees will receive a certificate of completion from the Jumblies Studio.
The next Toronto Artfare Essentials will be from February 17-23, 2014.
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We are also adapting this workshop to other Ontario and Canadian locations.
If you are interested in attending or in bringing a workshop to your community, please get in touch.
Contact: 416 203 8428 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out about the October 2012 Regina Arts For All Essentials, click here.
To see a video from Regina Arts For All Essentials, October 2012, click here.
What people said about our 2012 Toronto Arts For All Essentials - click here.
What people said about our 2010 Toronto Arts For All Essentials - click here.
Two articles about the 2009 Vancouver Arts For All Institute - click here.
Report on 2009 Vancouver Arts For All Institute, by Will Weigler - click here to download.
For the 2009 Vancouver Downtown Eastside Arts For All Institute Program, click here.