Québec

Culture Pour Tous Forges the Way With Cultural Mediation

Culture Pour Tous Forges the Way With Cultural Mediation

by Anna Meshcherova

Culture pour tous (Culture for all) has been leading the way in developing Cultural Mediation as a respected approach in forging stronger links between arts, culture and society in Québec and beyond. Since 1997, beginning with the annual Québec-wide Journées de la culture event, then expanding its expertise and reach to a series of programs including…

Inspiration
Bringing Youth and Arts/Culture Together: Success Stories

Bringing Youth and Arts/Culture Together: Success Stories

by Penelope Kerr

Previously in culture365’s youth/student blog series, I called on the arts and cultural sector to involve more youth and students more deeply (see Let’s Go Viral: A Call to Youth), offered some advice on how to go about it (see Tips on Reaching the University/College Crowd), and then provided evidence for the all-around benefits of…

Inspiration
First National Congress Presents Unique Learning Opportunity for Canadian Artists and Organizations

First National Congress Presents Unique Learning Opportunity for Canadian Artists and Organizations

by Anna Meshcherova

In addition to the many free tools and resources that support organizers’ successful Culture Days participation each year, many other opportunities have been generated through the Culture Days network that help artists and organizations develop effective ways of sharpening their audience outreach and public engagement practices. From new collaborations, contacts and marketing skills, to creative…

Events

Québec’s Journées de la culture

by Culture Days

Produced annually since 1997 by Culture pour tous, Québec’s Journées de la culture is an internationally-recognized province-wide event and the inspiration for initiating the Canada-wide Culture Days initiative. In 1997, Journées de la culture already involved 725 different organizers (including creators and organizations) across artistic and cultural disciplines in 16 urban and rural regions throughout…

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