August, 2010

Inspiration

by Helen Yung

After officially launching the movement 4 months ago, we’re now only a few weeks from the first edition of Culture Days. Here in Central Canada we’ve also got the dog days of summer going on. Boy is it smuggy around here. My cat says she doesn’t want to go outside unless we shave her. (So…

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Get in touch with your elected representatives

by Ontario Culture Days

When you are spreading the news about your Culture Days activity, don’t forget to also contact your elected representatives.  This will support the Culture Days objective to build public awareness for the importance of arts and culture in our communities.  Nothing could better foster a broad appreciation for the arts among our elected officials than…

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Five Ideas On Engaging Youth and Schools In the Culture Days Movement

by Ennio Paola

School Boards, local schools and youth have a unique opportunity to be part of a growing national celebration for the Arts in Canada — as Culture Days Registered Activities Presenters, or as Culture Days Audience Participants. Here are five ideas. School Boards 1. Make an official “Declaration In Support of the Culture Days Movement”. Don’t…

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Six Culture Days Tips For Rural Communities

by Ontario Culture Days

Even though Culture Days is a pan-Canadian event, rural communities face a unique set of challenges. Size, isolation and perceived lack of access to greater resources have reportedly discouraged some organizations and individuals from organizing or collaborating on Culture Days activities. Do not be discouraged! Culture Days is for everyone, whether you live in a…

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