Upcoming Arts and Learning Events

By Invitation Only: Dance, Confederation and Reconciliation

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to Friday, December 22, 2017 - 3:30pm

While the Fathers of Confederation toiled at the table of nation making, two voices were not invited to the discussion: women and Indigenous peoples. This exhibit, co-curated by Amy Bowring and Troy Emery Twigg, illuminates the stories of how women and dance were essential to networking during the 1864 conferences that led to Confederation, and how Indigenous dance was banned within two decades of Confederation in an attempt to suppress the culture and assimilate Indigenous peoples.

YPT Artist Educators Training - Fall 2017

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

YPT Artist Educators Training Fall 2017 - Call for Registration

September 14 & 15, 2017
9AM – 5PM

Location: Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front St East, Toronto, ON
Cost: $75.00 for two days, with bursaries and travel subsidies available
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017


Conference 2017 - Celebrating Canadian Diversity: Building Bridges through Arts and Learning

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning (Le Réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage) is thrilled to announce our National Conference Celebrating Canadian Diversity, October 18-20, 2017 in the stunning, cultural gathering space of the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa.

World Alliance for Arts Education Conference: Engaging with Communities (New Zealand)

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:30am to Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:30am

The 7th World Alliance for Arts Education Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 22-25 November 2017.


The aim of the conference is to share and build research and practice that evidences creative pedagogies in community and /or institutional contexts.  Key features of the conference include:

• Recognition of diverse pedagogies and cultural practices.  The conference will open with a traditional Māori welcome (Powhiri)

• One day of the conference dedicated to the Pacific