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Large arts venues miss the point as they become more commercial to sustain themselves Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer classical music critic, 5/19/15 Anne Ewers, [the Kimmel Center’s] upbeat leader, recently gave statistics on attendance,...
Left to Right: Stan Passfield, Orillia Concert Assoc; Martina Schroer, Concert Assoc. of Huntsville; Julie Poore, Orillia Concert Assoc.; Ros Batte, Welland/Port Colborne Concert Series; Eitan Cornfield, Port Hope Friends of Music; Scott...
by Brian Arnott, Novita Interpares Cultural Consultancy         Markham was one of the first municipalities in Canada to build a live performance theatre for community use. The project’s sponsor within the...
On March 7th and 8th, thirteen volunteer-based community presenters gathered in Thunder Bay for a 2-day workshop to explore two important new trends in engagement and communications for arts organizations.  Facilitated by Lendre Kearns, Judy...
Arts organizations have to continuously seek people with skills, passion and experience and turn them into volunteers. With greater understanding of the dynamics between recruitment, retention and recognition and how to develop more creative,...
On February 19th and 20th, Ontario Presents organized Community Engagement in Dance workshop at the Theatre Centre in Toronto. Hosted by the Ontario Arts Council as part of Ontario Dances program, a two day workshop provided presenters,...
by Cheryl Ewing, Ontario Presents / Ontario Contact Event Manager I don’t expect that I am much different from many working in the arts whether as a professional or a volunteer – there is not enough time! So, how to squeeze in those...
IPAY-International Performing Arts for Youth Conference took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 21-24, 2015.  Canadian Delegation at IPAY 2015, PA Everyday presenters had a chance to see different performances from across the...
With support from the Department of Canadian Heritage, Ontario Presents and the Atlantic Presenters Association have joined forces to present a "Webinar Series for Arts Presenters." The first webinar took place November 12th....
By Inga Petri, CMRP, President, Strategic Moves I was invited to present a webinar on the Dos and Don’ts of Research in the Arts this week by Ontario Presents and Atlantic Presenters Association. The full webinar recording...

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