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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.

Volunteer Boards and Creative Space Projects Webinar

28 November 2018

A dedicated working board of directors can often be integral to capital projects. Both nonprofit owned and operated, the Dundas Museum & Archives and the Stratford Perth Museum achieved success in their renovation projects, lead by senior staff and a working board that utilized existing connections and skills. Kevin Puddister, Curator & General Manager at Dundas Museum & Archives and John Kastner, General Manager of the Stratford Perth Museum will be sharing their best practices for working with their board of directors while completing their building projects. 

This webinar is for arts managers interested in learning more about capital project development and collaborating with a working board of directors. There will be time for questions and discussion with presenters following their presentations.

 

 

 

Capital Project Case Study: The Tett Centre Webinar

31 October 2018

Join Facility Manager, Nadine Baker and Marketing and Programming Coordinator, Danielle Folkerts as they share tips for success around working with community volunteers and the City of Kingston to create what is now The Tett Centre. A former brewery built in the mid-19th century, The Tett Centre is a designated heritage site that was fully renovated in 2015 to become downtown Kingston’s core culture hub. Owned by the City of Kingston and operated by an independent non-profit, The Tett is home to eight arts organizations from varying disciplines, and offers studio and gathering space for the community.

This webinar is for arts managers interested in learning more about capital project development. There will be time for questions and discussion with presenters following their presentations.

 

 

 

Tourism Marketing Information Session Newmarket

07 November 2018

The purpose of the session is to engage with local businesses and attractions in the tourism and hospitality industries to have a hands-on learning session around the hyper-local, local, regional and provincial marketing and promotional services that are available to help drive more customers to their business. If you ever host events for the general public, or would like to see more traffic by residents/visitors to your business – this session could be valuable for you.

During the 3 hour session attendees will hear from Experience York Region about existing as well as exciting new opportunities, Town of Newmarket, Central Counties Tourism, and SpaceFinder York Region. There will opportunity to ask questions and network.

Some examples of the types of businesses who could benefit are:

Art Galleries

Theatres

Local shops

Main street businesses

Restaurants, Bakeries, Dessert Shops

Coffee Shops

Bars, Brewerie, Wineries

Hotels

Festivals

Events

Municipality (Parks & Recreation, Culture, Economic Development)

Heritage Properties open to the general public

Tourist Attractions

Theme Parks

Or a unique business that would attract tourists and is not listed above

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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