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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.

Artrepreneur York Region Cohort 5 EXPO

31 July 2018

Join York Region Arts Council to celebrate graduates of Artrepreneur York Region Cohort 5!

You can network with creative entrepreneurs and experience:

– an Artrepreneur tradeshow

– Artrepreneur presentations

– Exciting news about Cohort 6

– light food and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided

Space is Limited, RSVP Now!

Artist Input Session

16 July 2018

Please join York Region Arts Council and Shadowpath Theatre to hear about the work being done on a creative space feasibility study. You will hear the methodology, timeline, what has been accomplished to date and the work that is going to be accomplished to complete the study.  These input sessions are a safe space where everyone has the opportunity for their voice to be heard and their ideas to be shared. 

These sessions are a platform for artists, creative entrepreneurs, staff and board members of arts and cultural organizations to share their wants and needs for mixed use artist facilities in York Region. Register for Free Here

Additional Date July 20 register here

Additional Date July 18 register here

Learn more about the project 


Sector News - June 2018

07 June 2018

Culture Days OnBeat & Registration Webinar

The recording of #OnBeat and Registration Info Session is now available online. If you're new to Culture Days or need a refresher, we also review the registration process. Check it out!

To get #OnBeat with Culture Days, click here for more info, details and inspiration. You can download #OnBeat images to share on social media here.

Submit Nominations for Ontario Tourism Awards

The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence celebrate success and recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry. Awards are jointly presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO), Destination Ontario, the Culinary Tourism Alliance and Attractions Ontario across four respective categories:

• Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence (TIAO)

• Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence (Destination Ontario)

• Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence (CTA)

• Ontario's Choice Awards (Attractions Ontario)

  Learn More

Whitchurch-Stouffville publishes semi-annual Mandarin version of OTR

"On the Road to Whitchurch-Stouffville" is a business and tourism-oriented community newspaper, plus official town news. It is published monthly by the Economic Development Office for the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. This edition is focused on farms, food and fun. Learn more

Bonnie Kraft Wins Town of Aurora Arts & Culture Awards

The Aurora Cultural Centre was pleased to share the news that Bonnie Kraft, Founding Director and Past President of the Board, has been conferred with the Town of Aurora Arts & Culture Award. Bonnie was awarded this honour during the Town of Aurora Community Awards on May 28 in Council Chambers.



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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