PUPPET POWER 2020: Puppets Go Existential and ONLINE conference

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:30am to Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 6:00pm


In response to the Covid – 19 situation WP Puppet Theatre has moved our Puppet Power 2020 conference online, with over a dozen sessions live-streaming May 30 -31 2020. Nominally priced tickets to individual presentations or full conference passes are now on sale. Can’t make all the presentations? Want to review presentation content? Post conference recordings are also for sale for viewing after May 31 until June 30 2020.

Individual Sessions: FREE or $4.99
Passes: from $39.99-$66.99
plus fees and tax



Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

We are very excited to offer a french session is by Nina Vogel, Brazil moderated by Denise Babin, Montreal, as part of WP Puppet Theatre's  Puppet Power 2020 online conference on May 30-31.  Nina is also offering 10 minute one - on - one live streaming performances on June 1 & 2,

World Alliance for Arts Education Virtual Seminar

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:00am

Virtual Seminar

26 October 2020 - 9:00 EST/14:00GMT

The impact of the arts and arts education is wide and significant. As a global arts education community, we seek to know the impact of our work in the many contexts in which it manifests. As the world experiences tremendous shifts in education and cultural engagement, we must envision new pathways for assessing and evaluating the impact of arts learning and arts programming.

Online Dance Educators’ Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 12:00pm

Register today for Canada’s 2nd ONLINE DANCE EDUCATORS’ CONFERENCE on MAY 13, 2020.

This unique and one of a kind experience will not only bring together dance educators from across the country and the world, but will enlighten you with subject-matter concerning 21st-century dance education.

We know that times are tough, and that funds may be tight, which is why we wanted to give you the opportunity to take advantage of this time to learn and grow as a dance educator.

Creative Synergy - 2020 OAEA Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm


Our theme “CREATIVE SYNERGY” focuses on innovative partnerships, contemporary arts practice and the celebration of authentic voices & diverse perspectives. This event provides professional development opportunities for visual arts education professionals including: classroom teachers, museum educators, administrators, college and university professors, researchers, students of art education, teaching artists and more!

WestCAST Vision 2020 - Ignite the Future

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:00pm to Friday, February 21, 2020 - 2:30pm

The Teacher Education Office in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia is proud to host the 32nd annual WestCAST conference. We would like to extend an open invitation to everyone involved in teacher education, throughout the western provinces and elsewhere, to this exciting event.


Event Date and Time: 
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

EVOLVE 2020: Looking Back, Moving Forward will honour and celebrate the important contributions to drama and dance education in Ontario from the past fifty years. It will also look forward to new innovations, ideas, and practices that will take us into an exciting artistic future. This inspiring theme generates room for artists and educators to create engaging and innovative presentations that honour the fifty-year evolution of CODE in the following areas:

Revisiting the Masters

Merging Mindsets Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

In cities around the world, the creative arts and interactive digital media sectors are bringing their respective skills together to imagine and create exciting new events, art and products – merging digital technologies with artistic practice. In Manitoba, we’re ready to showcase what our vibrant arts community and interactive digital media sector can do together.

Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

February 6 – 9, 2020
(Times to be Announced closer to the event)
Manitoba Museum,  190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020 is the second iteration of the Beadwork Symposia, this one organized by the Manitoba Craft Council (MCC) in partnership with Urban Shaman, Manitoba Museum, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art. Ziigimineshin is being held in conjunction with the following exhibitions: