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 in December 2013.
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 email@example.com.
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.