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.

October News

With autumn well underway, 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. Stay informed about the project by visiting our Facebook page for updates.

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