Networking Event

ᐊᓚᒃᑳᔪᑦ Alakkaajut (Many Things Appear)

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 5:00pm

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ᐊᓚᒃᑳᔪᑦ  Alakkaajut

(Many Things Appear)

Running dates: August 5 to September 24, 2022

Opening reception: Friday, August 5, 2022. Time 5pm to 10pm

Artist Talk:  TBA


Sonya Kelliher-Combs (Anchorage, Alaska)

Maureen Gruben (Tuktoyaktuk, NT)

Sissel M. Bergh (Trondheim, Norway)


Table ronde virtuelle bilingue

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm


Quelle est la situation actuelle des arts et de l’apprentissage au Canada, après plus de deux ans passés à composer avec les restrictions liées à la pandémie, et vers quoi nous dirigeons-nous? Rejoignez le Réseau et vos pairs d’un bout à l’autre du pays à l’occasion d’une table ronde virtuelle bilingue qui aura lieu ce lundi 30 mai à 13h00, HNE.

CNIC May Idea Jam: Are you listening?

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

CNIC MAY IDEA JAM Are you Listening? Host: Ming-Yu Lin Thursday, May 19th, 2022, 4PM PT/ 7PM ET/ 8PM AT *Zoom link will be emailed on the day of.  This Idea Jam will be a journey of hearing, an adventure of finding sounds, and an invitation to share your experiences of listening.  Special note: This session will be recorded for archival purposes and will be published on the CNIC website. 

National digital roundtable discussion

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

What is the current state of arts and learning in Canada after more than two years dealing with pandemic restrictions, and where is it headed? Did we benefit from learning new ways of connecting with our students and audiences, or do we want things to go back to how they were before? Are we still fearful of gathering together in person or are we forging ahead with confidence? What is the role of the arts in helping our communities heal in the aftermath of COVID-19?

Everything is Connected: A Landscape of Music Education

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Coalition for Music Education in Canada will be hosting a virtual launch event and discussion panel on Thursday, February 24th at 7pm EST, to review the findings of a National Study three years in development.

Read the report Here


Art for Social Change NOW (ASC NOW)

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:00am to Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 4:30pm

Art for Social Change NOW! The inaugural event of Canada’s new, national Art for Social Change Network (ASCN).

About this event

Join us on January 25 to 27, 2022, for three half-days of exchange, dialogue, and community-building at our national gathering Art for Social Change NOW (ASC NOW). This is the inaugural (online) event of the Art for Social Change Network (ASCN), a new national network of community-engaged art for social change (ASC) artists and organizations.

Let's Talk Art: Legal Rights in Public Art

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Let's Talk Art: Legal Rights in Public Art
December 9 @ 6-7:30PM EST on Zoom

Do you know what your legal rights are as an exhibiting public artist, and how to protect yourself? From understanding contracts, to payment structures, copyright and image ownership, many artists learn about their rights through trial and error. 

The Coming Out Monologues

Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

For over a decade we have supported LGBTQ2S+ folx to take their stories from the private to the public and then create a performance. We are once again bringing these stories into the light. Join us at the Eighty Eight Brewing Co. from 7-9 PMish on December 12th. We will be showcasing the funny, poignant and personal stories of 6 folx who are trying to make their way in the world as queer. Admission is free and everyone gets a $5 bar tab to enjoy whatever refreshments they like.

Creative City Summit 2022

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8:00am to Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 5:00pm

Waterloo's Creative City Summit will be held both in person and online. Registration will open in the spring of 2022.

Connecting with sector colleagues is an essential part of developing culture in Canada. Every year, delegates representing culture work across the country gather to share, learn, and grow. The Creative City Summit offers content that is national in scope and addresses the breadth of issues within the practice of local cultural development for communities of different sizes and geographies.