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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!

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)

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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.

 

 

Member News - June 2018

07 June 2018

Alice Teichert - text' painting

Alice Teichert is a multi-disciplinary artist exploring the endless possibilities of how line, shape and colour can create text, producing notations that can be both read and experienced. Inspired by language and music, Teichert’s paintings, photo collages, and text works all inform her practice of visual poetry.

text'painting is on display at The Latcham Gallery (6240 Main St) until June 30. Admission is free to all. Learn more here
 

D'air Dance Collective 

Presenting their first recital as a dance family, Chapter One: Our Journey Begins will showcase all the hard work they have put into dancing for the 2017/18 Dance Season!

D'Air Dance Collective will be showing performances from their recreational competitive teams, as well as suprise guest performers! You wont want to miss it! Learn More

Arts Society King presents Sharon Kirsch Exhibit Opening 

Sharon Kirsh's vibrant, richly layered, textured cold wax abstracts explore the relationship between what we experience in nature and what can be imagined when we daydream. Experimental and playful, vibrant saturated colour and deep texture is enhanced through building up, then excavating luminescent translucent layers, all working together to create mystery, depth and history.    Read More Here

Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery Seeking Board Members

The Board of the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery is looking for two new board members. Here is an excellent opportunity to serve your community by directing the future of our art education and exhibition of the artistic work of our community. They are at an exciting time with a new executive director and beginning a search for a new location in Georgina. If you have time and interest in serving on this board, please contact the gallery (905) 722- 9587.
BILL MAJOR, Chair of the Board of Directors   

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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