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Arts Exposed Conference
Join us for our dynamic full day conference on October 24! This year’s theme is ThinkBIG!
Your connection to York Region Artists.
With autumn upon us, our focus shifts to education, professional development and networking!
The 4th annual Arts Exposed Conference is back on Friday, October 24. This year’s theme is ThinkBIG and features keynote speaker, Yannick Spierkel as well as The Big Pitch where artists and arts organizations compete for a total of $5,000! Early Bird Registration is now open and closes October 10. Learn more and register online at www.artsexposed.ca.
Bonnie Devine and Kevin Yung have been working diligently on the Art Mentorship Project all summer. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will be hosting a discussion between the artists and organizers on Sunday, September 28, 1:30 to 2:30 pm. This is part of the Culture Days and Vaughan Doors Open weekend. Learn more here. YorkScene.com: Eat, Play & Stay in York Region! YorkScene is a free resource for community organizers to list upcoming events on a platform that sees a lot of traffic. YorkScene also runs regular contests where you can win amazing cultural experience prizes. Visit www.YorkScene.com to learn more!
Please note that we have changed our general email accounts. For YorkScene inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and for all other YRAC inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
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