The Ontario Trillium Foundation has partnered with the Tamarack Institute to host the Transformative Action webinar series. Transformative change requires communities to address complex and systemic problems. While there are many ways of achieving system level change, many key components are consistent. This series is designed to share tools that will help groups build capacity to implement transformational initiatives. You will find more information on each webinar and the weblink to register below.
These webinars will be held in English only. Stay tuned for information on upcoming French webinars.
CLICK HERE to register online.
Music Aurora Presents 7th Annual Aurora Winter Blues Festival
Greg Smith, Festival Director, announced the launch of the 7th Annual Aurora Winter Blues Festival (AWBF), York Region’s only genuine Blues Music Festival. The Festival features live music, workshops, and pop-up performances throughout the month of February across several locations around Aurora.
A new property tax class for "Creative Facilities" is on its way
On December 6, 2017 Toronto City Council voted to establish a new property tax class for "Creative Co-Location Facilities", which will make some arts and culture facilities, including numerous Artscape projects, eligible to receive significant relief from property tax bills pegged to market values. The best news is that this announcement, reported by Councillor Cressy, comes just in time for inclusion in the 2018 taxation year.
Learn more here
OOAG (Ontario Association of Art Galleries) holds AGM and Announces New Board of Directors
On Monday November 27, 2017, OOAG hosted their Annual General Meeting at the Power Plant Gallery.
They also announced new board members who will be working together to drive OAAG's mission forward to better service the membership and community.