SaskCulture Talks Métis Cultural Immersion

SaskCulture Talks Métis Cultural Immersion

by Culture Days

WORDS: SHAUNNA GRANDISH Originally published January 2018, via SaskCulture. Youth experienced the rich identity and history of the Métis as part of the Culture Days weekend. From September 27 – 29, 2017, approximately 900 francophone students from grades 4 to 12 experienced first-hand the richness of Métis culture at the Batoche National Historic Site thanks to…

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SACRED Interactive at Ontario Culture Days 2017

SACRED Interactive at Ontario Culture Days 2017

by Culture Days

WORDS: KALSANG DOLMA Taking place during the 2017 edition of Culture Days, Senior Arts and Culture for Recreational Education Development (SACRED) Interactive was a unique event, celebrating seniors’ leadership through their personal heritage. Taking place in the Parkdale community of Toronto, SACRED was a year-long project of DreBu, directed by Kalsang Dolma and facilitated by…

Meet the 2018 BC Culture Days Ambassadors

Meet the 2018 BC Culture Days Ambassadors

by Nazanin Shoja

Vancouver / May 15, 2018: BC Culture Days has announced the winners of the 2018 Ambassador and Awards program. Each ambassador will be awarded $1,000 ($500 production budget + $500 Artist Honorarium) to present a Culture Days activity and act as a spokesperson for BC Culture Days leading up to the Culture Days weekend, September 28, 29,…

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Collaborating in the Corridor: Bloor Street Comes Together for Culture Days and Beyond

Collaborating in the Corridor: Bloor Street Comes Together for Culture Days and Beyond

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso The Bloor Street Cultural Corridor in Toronto, Ontario was one of several sites that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps…

What’s in a Venue? Rethinking Cultural Spaces in Flin Flon, Manitoba

What’s in a Venue? Rethinking Cultural Spaces in Flin Flon, Manitoba

by Culture Days

WORDS: Stephanie Earp Flin Flon, Manitoba was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their participation in Culture…

Prince Albert: Saskatchewan’s Gateway to Culture

Prince Albert: Saskatchewan’s Gateway to Culture

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso The City of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their…

Rallying Organizers in Nova Scotia

Rallying Organizers in Nova Scotia

by Culture Days

WORDS: Stephanie Earp The Province of Nova Scotia was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their participation in Culture…

The Positive Impact of Youth-Focused Arts Activities

The Positive Impact of Youth-Focused Arts Activities

by Erin MacKinnon

The correlation between the arts and development in youth is undeniable and with the introduction of a new curriculum in 2015, there has been an increased focus on individualized, inquiry-based learning. More and more, educators are utilizing art to reach students with different learning strengths and to create a dialogue amongst students. “The redesigned curricula are…

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