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(YAAP Series) SHELTER: Finding Safety in Your Community

(YAAP Series) SHELTER: Finding Safety in Your Community

by Ontario Culture Days

Rihkee Strapp is a Sault Ste. Marie-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will…

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How to do Culture Days YOUR way

How to do Culture Days YOUR way

by Mélissa Courcelles

If you think you have no reason to participate in Culture Days Manitoba, I bet you’re wrong. We all have our own hobbies, skills and interests – and many of them are related to arts and culture. Here’s how you can take the things you enjoy and turn them into a Culture Days activity, or participate…

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Downtown Toronto Information Session and Livestream of National Congress

Downtown Toronto Information Session and Livestream of National Congress

by Ontario Culture Days

Join us for a Toronto Information Session about how you can get involved in Culture Days, followed by an inspiring livestream of the 2nd annual Culture Days National Congress. Hear about Culture Days success stories from across the country and the tips, tools and resources to make your own activity a success. Space is limited,…

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Tips on Reaching the University/College Crowd

Tips on Reaching the University/College Crowd

by Penelope Kerr

This post is the second in culture365’s youth/student blog series. Be sure to check out the first post, Let’s Go Viral: A Call to Youth.   Are you a cultural advocate determined to make a given arts/cultural event bigger and better than ever? Target local colleges and universities. Institutions of higher learning are teeming with…

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5 Tips to Help You Go From Draft to Live

5 Tips to Help You Go From Draft to Live

by Ontario Culture Days

Are you still in draft mode on the Culture Days website? When you click “publish,” your activity will automatically appear online. Draft activities are not visible on the website. Please publish so you can take full advantage of the upcoming marketing toolkits. You can modify your details after you have published.   Tip #1 – Publish…

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How to Increase Your Audience Size by 300% Overnight. Part I of II

by Anna Meshcherova

Cultural engagement and arts participation, regardless of what form it takes, are the catalysts for Culture Days. In this first part of a chapter originally published in “Pluralism in the Arts in Canada,” Helen Yung navigates the theory and the practice inherent in enabling Canadians to take culture, sometimes literally, into their own hands (to read…

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Call for Participation: Take Part in Culture Days at the Toronto Public Library

by Ontario Culture Days

“Thunderbird Native Theatre had a great Culture Days activity at Kennedy/Eglinton library. We were supported by an enthusiastic head librarian and had a very involved culturally diverse audience, who laughed, sang, clapped and played the big pow wow drums with happy abandon. We certainly plan to be back next year!”  – Shannon Thunderbird       Artistic Director …

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5 Tips for Documenting Culture Days Activities

by Ontario Culture Days

Supplies, transportation, volunteers…there are lots of details to keep track of as you prepare for an arts event. While prepping for the activity itself, it’s easy to forget about documenting it. Don’t let this happen to you! Good photographs help to capture the vibrancy and creativity of the event.    Pics or It Didn’t Happen…

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