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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 - September 2018

07 September 2018

40,000 sq ft TV and Film Facility Announced at TIFF in Markham

First Studio City is building a 400,000-square-foot film studio in the City of Markham, Mayor Frank Scarpitti announced Sept. 7. Read More

Do Canada's Art Laws Need to Change?

The nation’s major museums are pushing for a speedy appeal to a recent court ruling. But is it the ruling, or the law itself, that needs to change? Read More

Meet the Winners of the 2018 Canadian Art Writing Prize​

Critics from Toronto, Saskatoon and Vancouver make a strong showing in this year’s edition of the national art-writing prize. Read More

Latcham Art Centre Grand Opening

On August 23, Latcham Art Centre, formerly Latcham Gallery celebrated their grand opening at a their new location with their new name.  A reception was held in celebration and their premiere exhibition was opened, Jaime Angelopoulos and Derrick Piens: Anthropocene. Latcham Art Centre is now located on 2 Park Drive in Stouffville. Read More

Lit on Tour Keswick

16 November 2018

Award-winning Canadian children’s author Lesley Livingston presents a creative writing master class in the Keswick area. This event is exclusively available to Keswick students.

This event is part of the Lit On Tour programme.

REGISTER HERE 

 

Lit On Tour Markham

26 October 2018

Join authors Andrea Bain (Single Girl Problems), Catherine Hernandez (Scarborough) and Carrianne Leung (That Time I Loved You) for a lively reading of their latest works. Book Signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of Blue Heron Books.

Tickets may be purchased online by clicking the link below, or by calling the Markham Public Library at 905-513-7977.

This event is part of the Lit On Tour programme.

REGISTER HERE 

 

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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