Upcoming Arts and Learning Events

Arts Alive - Where everyone is able

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 -
9:30am to 1:45pm

A Day of the Arts in WR4!
(Students with ASD, DD, MID & Physical Diagnoses participate in a Student Symposium about Inclusion!)

May 30th, 2017.
9:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Hollycrest Middle School
For information, please email the Vice- Principal, Mervi Salo at mervi.salo@tdsb.on.ca

On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017, Hollycrest Middle School is hosting a rich curriculum day of engaging arts experiences that will tap into students' imaginations, creativity, strengths, and abilities!

The Canadian Institute for Digital Literacies Learning

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 11:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:00am

The Canadian Institute for Digital Literacies Learning will take place from July 10-14, 2017 at the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. As a friend of our Faculty, we thought you might be interested in joining us for this first-ever institute, and in becoming a founding member of this new network of digital literacies leaders in Canadian schools.

Institute themes include: Developing New Literacies Skills Through Inquiry, The Maker Movement, Video Games and Learning Interactions, and Critical Digital Video Design & Production.

Canada 150: Where are we in art education? Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 11:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:00am

Canadian Society for Education through Art/Art Gallery of Ontario 2017 Summer Institute for Educators
Theme: CANADA 150: Where are We in Art Education?

Dates: Tues. July 11 – Fri. July 14, 2017 

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, ON (plus 3 other gallery/museum sites in Toronto)

Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm each day

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