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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.

Sector News - February 2018

07 February 2018

The OAAG and ADAC Appraisal Toolkit Has Launched

Need help with the appraisal of donated work? Are you familiar with tax rules and advantages for donors of artwork? Presented by OAAG and ADAC for collection managers and museum professionals, this is a how-to manual for obtaining a monetary appraisal. Learn More

Social Assistance Rules Change to Better Support Ontario Artists

On December 13, 2017, the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) announced that, effective that day, arts grants are exempt as income and assets in both ODSP and OW. This means that artists who are on OW or ODSP and receive an arts grant will no longer have the money deducted from their monthly benefits, and will not have to risk becoming ineligible for continuing support from these programs. Learn More 

Richmond Hill Cultural Summit 2018

27 March 2018

The 2018 Cultural Summit will take place on March 27, 2018 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. The Cultural Summit brings together artists, arts organization and culture lovers to learn more about what is happening in Richmond Hill. The night will feature an update on the Richmond Hill Cultural Plan, performances by local artists, presentation of the 2018 Richmond Hill Arts Awards, demonstrations by local arts organizations and much much more!

Admission is Free!

Click here to register!

Member News - February 2018

06 February 2018

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Presents: All in This Together

The exhibit, All in This Together will be available to be seen at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre now through April 28th!  Explore the atmosphere and experiences of our community during war time.  Included in the exhibit, the “Dear Sadie” exhibit – on loan from the Archives of Ontario.  

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The Wizard of Oz will be playing at the Flato Markham Theatre

The beloved tale in which we travel over the rainbowto discover the magical power of home.

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Arts Society King Hosts New Events and Exhibitions

Arts Society King continues to host arts and cultural community programming and rotating exhibitions throughout the year. Visit their website for upcoming events and learn how you can get involved.

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York Region Arts Council, YRAC

1310 Kerrisdale Blvd., Unit 200
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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