On November 16, 2016, members from the arts and learning community in Kingston joined us at the beautiful waterfront Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning for an Eduarts Hub. Participants listened to presentations about dynamic advances in Kingston's arts and learning community, explored partnerships in a networking session and shared their thoughts about mapping arts and learning.
There was a presentation and discussion regarding The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning's ‘Mapping Project’ – an innovative digital map representing arts and learning across Ontario. Through focus groups and guided discussion, participants were invited to help guide the development of this vital tool for arts and learning in Ontario.
Read the Summary of Findings Report for the Kingston Eduarts Hub.
We were thrilled to partner with the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning for this Eduarts Hub in Kingston.
The Hub started off with a multimedia presentation by Sheena Robertson, Artistic Director of KickStart Arts from Toronto. Sheena works in schools and community settings to nurture intercultural dialogue and create opportunities for diverse people and perspectives to intersect - creating meaningful connections and shared creative experiences.
Fresh off of a month-long exhibit at Queen's University, Creative Expressions of Teaching and Learning highlights the creative element of teaching and learning in higher education. Exhibit Co-chairs Peter Wolf and Sandra Murray will lead attendees through artifacts that aim to display and celebrate the creativity of teaching that contribute greatly to student learning.
Katherine Porter (Executive Director) and Kathryn MacKay (Artist In Residence) will be speaking on the topic of "mixing abilities". At H'art Centre, artist educators, professional artists, and adults with intellectual disabilities all have the opportunity to contribute to major productions, to mentor each other, and to share their personal talents, stories and expertise with each other. We also invite the next generation of arts educators to complete their field placements here–– to get involved in the mix!
The mapping project and the Ontario Eduarts Hub series are supported by a grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.