Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Digitizing the Performing Arts: An Assessment of Opportunities, Issues and Challenges is designed to offer a springboard for new conversations and digital capacity- and skill-building in the presenting field. 

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Art for Social Good

June 16, 2016 – Across Canada and around the world, artists are working with diverse communities in participatory art making processes: art for social change, socially-engaged art, community arts, and cultural mediation all fall within this movement.   Read more

Arts on Prescription

June 14, 2016 – In February, HC Link partnered with CAPACOA and Arts Health Network Canada to present a webinar on Arts and Health: Partners in Well-Being. This webinar offered an introduction to arts and health practices, an overview of research findings, as well as an exploration of cases and resources.   Read more

Aging the Creative Way

June 2, 2016 – If you see more grey hair in your venue, don’t panic. The whole population is aging; not just your audience.   Read more

A Closer Look at Culture Indicators

May 16, 2016 – Last week, Statistics Canada released a series of economic indicators on arts and culture. The absolute figures – $54.6 billion, 630,000 jobs – are impressive. The trends over time, less so.   Read more

Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Arts & Belonging

A new national report, published by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other.

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