Articles of Interest

Media received about our partnership with Arts Can Teach on a project funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

On November 30th, The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning, in partnership with Arts Can Teach released a report on the impact of multicultural arts and artists in elementary schools. The report was an analysis of a project funded by a $61,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation where Arts Can Teach hired and trained multicultural artists to work with teachers in elementary schools in the Greater Essex County District School Board.

New research demonstrates the profound impact of multicultural arts and artists in elementary learning, shown in $61,000 project funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

Windsor, ON – The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning in partnership with Arts Can Teach has released a report detailing the results of a project integrating multicultural arts instruction into teaching core curriculum in the Windsor, Ontario – a unique community which has the highest percentage per capita of newcomers to Canada.

A Tribute to R. Murray Schafer and his Imagination

Submitter: 
David Paul Schafer

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Today on the annual World Listening Day (July 18), started in 2010 by the World Listening Project in honor of the birthday of Raymond Murray Schafer (18 July 1933 – 14 August 2021), a Canadian composer, writer, music educator, and environmentalist best known for his World Soundscape Project and his book The Soundscape (1977), IMAGINE proudly presents an exclusive tribute to him by his brother, D. Paul Schafer.

Everything is Connected: A Landscape of Music Education

Submitter: 
Coalition for Music Education in Canada

Canadian Research Project finds Glaring Inequities in Music Education Across our Country

The Coalition for Music Education in Canada will be hosting a virtual event on February 24th, 2022 to discuss the findings, opportunities, and to celebrate the increased interest in music education in schools.

Statistics Canada Launches Pilot for New Culture and Well-Being App

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

Statistics Canada is launching a new mobile app to understand the impact of cultural participation on well-being in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts and the Department of Canadian Heritage. The Vitali-T-Stat app asks participants in-the-moment questions about their daily activities and feelings. Anyone over the age of 15 is invited to download the app and participate from January 10 to March 31, 2022. Participation is voluntary and does not relate to any funding that you might receive from public funding agencies.

 

Hill Strategies Research Presents - PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN THE ARTS EMERGING FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: CANADIAN ANALYSIS AND REGIONAL DIFFERENCES

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

December 1, 2021

With the goal of enhancing the arts sector’s understanding of engagement behaviours and trends, this SIA Brief analyzes several Canadian information sources related to public engagement and spending in the arts.

Introducing the Art for Social Change Network (ASCN)

Submitter: 
International Centre of Art for Social Change (ICASC)

The Art for Social Change Network (ASCN): A New Canadian National Community-Engaged Arts Network

Led by community-engaged arts organizations acting as regional hubs, ASCN is designed to connect and support hundreds of arts for social change (ASC) organizations and independent artists across Canada. The ASC sector in Canada and around the world works in service to the needs of diverse communities through artmaking, new forms of dialogue, and partnerships with local non-arts organizations.

Conference information: Keynote speaker Dr. Brian Goldman

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

The world has endured a collective traumatic experience throughout the past eighteen months. As arts and learning practitioners, we regularly see the impact that the arts have in students and participants’ lives. As we eagerly, yet tentatively, look towards pandemic recovery, we recognize the vital role that the arts must play in the health and wellbeing of Canada’s citizens, communities and society as a whole.