The York Region Arts Council is a non-profit, charitable umbrella organization that serves to advance, promote, represent and connect the arts community across the region.

Become a Member

As a member of the York Region Arts Council you will enjoy a variety of benefits in our local communities.

York Scene

We are now live and bringing you the best web portal for arts, culture, entertainment news and information.

Special Events

Special events brought to you by YRAC.

Educational Programs

Keep an eye out for upcoming seminars and workshops!

Arts Exposed Conference

Join us for our dynamic full day conference on October 24! This year’s theme is ThinkBIG!

Artist Marketplace

Your connection to York Region Artists.

May News

Please note that www.YorkRegionArtsCouncil.com is under construction! New website coming soon.

Thank you to all who submitted applications for the Art Mentorship Project and the Artrepreneur Program. Apprentice and fellow announcements coming soon!

We have been and continue to be in a major period of change and growth. One example of this is the redevelopment of ArtistMarketplace.ca – an e-commerce website that profiles York Region based visual artists and artisans working in all mediums. Learn about the artists and purchase work online from the comfort of your home or office.

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 info@yorkscene.com and for all other YRAC inquiries, please contact info@yorkregionartscouncil.com.

Creatively yours,
Nancy Bodi, Samantha Rodin & Divya Sabharwal