At Ontario Culture Days, we believe culture is the collective thread that connects and binds together. Culture is the heart of vibrant, livable communities. Culture is the key to a strong economy and an enriched quality of life. And if culture is to thrive, it must be nurtured and shared for all.
Take a look at our Theory of Change.
View this as an investment of an hour or two for yourself or your organization. Ontario Culture Days is a best practices organization with time-tested experience, insights, tips, and resources to share. While the focus is on the Culture Days weekend, all of the information shared is transferable knowledge that will reap benefits as you move forward. Everyone welcome!
- Russ Disotell, Brockville
The following featured measures of success are based on our own internal analysis and survey data collected by the research firm, Strategic Counsel. This section is a work-in-progress, so come back again soon for new updates!
Culture Days is . . . joining in a drum circle led by the Perpetual Peace Project at the Welland Community Wellness Complex! Photo: Cassandra Magazzeni.
The City of Guelph has an open call out for community-engaged projects celebration Canada's 150 and Guelph's 190th. Deadline March 13.
Hey performing arts presenters, artists and producers - Explore Arts Engage Canada! It is new online platform for to exchange and explore ideas to take on a transformative role in their respective communities through community engagement activities. The platform is an initiative led by Ontario Presents
Congrats to the #GGARTS 2017 Winners! Always an inspiring list of artists to learn about.
"I do think that we are innately creative, all people no matter how much we often believe that we aren't.. we are designed with innate creativity we unlearn it so quickly...there are endless ways you can experience creativity that expression is healthy and important for your well being." Words spoken by fellow creator, fellow YAAP artist and fellow friend Amber Aasman. Words that I keep close to heart in my own journey with I.AM. It is a true blessing to witness Wild Blue Yonder into its journey, capturing gems of Canadiana wilderness through their work. Shout out to Ontario Culture Days for connecting our worlds together :)
Culture Days is . . . dancing and learning all about African history through music and dance at Toronto Public Library! Photo Credit: Kevin Jones.