Resources

Websites:

Artbridges:
A unique, emerging and free Canada-wide hub for community-engaged arts initiatives that connects people interested or active in community-engaged arts across Canada.

Artbrides 2016 Guide to Community-Engaged Arts Funding: a guide to funding programs across Canada to make it a little easier for groups who are looking for new funding sources.

CARFAC: Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) is incorporated federally as a non-profit corporation that is the national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists.

Culture Days blog: Resources, Inspiration and more!

Cultural Human Resources Council: The Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) brings together cultural workers and employers to address training, career development and other human resource issues.

Framing Community: a community-engaged art workbook for artists, communities, organizers and cultural institutions. This is a revised edition of the Ontario Arts Council’s (OAC) original Vital Links: Community Arts Workbook published in 1998.

National Youth Arts Week: Learn how you can get involved in NYAW, find resources to get you started, and see what’s happening across Canada.

The Trunk: Thunder Bay’s new online directory for Arts, Culture & Heritage.

Work in Culture: supporting the people who work in the cultural sector through life-long career development and entrepreneurial and business skills training.

 

Studies:

Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan: The City of Thunder Bay and partners are currently in the process of implementing the 2011 Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan.

Critical Evidence: How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement.  National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2006.

Making the Case for Arts Education. Ontario Arts Council, 1997.

The Superior North Youth Arts and Culture Strategy: a collaboration between four communities: Dorion, Lake Helen, Nipigon, and Red Rock. Funded by an Ontario Trillium Foundation seed grant and managed by consulting firm Laridae, the project is a first step to expanding arts and cultural opportunities available to the communities.