Our Vision

CNAL/RCAA envisions a world in which the arts and creativity are recognized as integral to the learning process, both at school and throughout life. By connecting Canada's diverse arts and learning communities, we will increase access to meaningful arts experiences for all Canadians, laying the foundation for social, economic and cultural transformation.


Our mission is to unite local, regional and national arts and learning communities in a network for exchange, research and collaboration, cultivating a more creative, innovative and prosperous Canada.

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Recent News

Employment opportunities for students
We are looking for summer students!
Apr 29 2021

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning is pleased to announce that we have received funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program  to hire four young professionals for the jobs listed below. All positions will be working remotely from home. ...

Introducing the newest member of our team!
Apr 7 2021

We are delighted to welcome Lynn Medi to The Network as Communications and Research Coordinator. With a degree in Communications, Culture and IT, and a Certificate in Digital Communications, Lynn’s skills will be put to good use through...


arts & learning professionals and organizations mapped across Canada so far.

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Check out our compiled COVID-19 list of resources for the arts and learning sector.

Visit our Resources Pages for arts and learning research and tools, a funding directory and more.

Send an email to your representative to help sustain and grow arts and learning in an emerging new normal.

We recently held 10 digital roundtable discussions to offer support and connection for arts and learning practitioners in the midst of social distancing measures. You can view the videos of the sessions here.

Endorsing the Call to Action on Arts Education

By adding your name, you will make a bold statement that arts and creativity are integral to the learning process, both at school and throughout life, and are fundamental to the development of the fully realized individual.

Endorse the Call to Action!