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New: Directory of Artist Residency Programs!

Are you an artist in search of a residency?
Posted: 17/08/2012 10:44:18 AM

Hiring and Working with an Architect

Your architects (and their assistants) must provide the knowledge, design experience, creativity, management and advocacy skills, and administrative support that will achieve your programming aims, bring the project in on budget, and ideally manage the process in a smooth and organized fashion.
Posted: 13/07/2012 10:59:25 AM

How Do I Manage My Project?

Working on your own project and not sure where to start? Take a look at our new Creative Placemaking Toolbox section “How Do I Manage My Project?” and read about the importance of assembling your project management team!
Posted: 06/07/2012 1:28:50 PM

How to Select a Site for your Cultural Facility

They say location is everything, and it is important to understand both site-specific and place-based drivers of cultural facility projects.
Posted: 26/06/2012 3:11:50 PM

Artscape welcomes our "American cousins", Artspace, to Toronto!

Last week Artscape was thrilled to welcome Wendy Holmes, Colin Hamilton and Teri Deaver from American non-profit Artspace on a long-planned and much anticipated visit to Toronto.
Posted: 17/04/2012 8:04:19 AM

“Square Feet: An Artists Guide to Renting and Buying Creative Space” now available to license for use in YOUR Community

The displacement of artists from the neighbourhoods they helped enliven is not a new phenomenon. In the late 1990's Artscape and Toronto's arts community noticed a real change in the real estate market: a variety of factors simultaneously at play threatened the places where artists lived and worked, and the dynamic energy they bring to the life of the city.
Posted: 03/04/2012 2:02:50 PM

Explore the Artscape Archives

Did you know that Artscape DIY houses a full collection of historical documents from Artscape’s past?
Posted: 16/03/2012 1:19:16 PM

Skating at Artscape Wychwood Barns circa 1921!

Have you seen this beautiful image of the Artscape Wychwood Barns from 1921? Almost 100 years later, neighbours still flood the field surrounding the barns for a community skating rink.
Posted: 09/03/2012 11:10:45 AM

Pru Robey speaks at "Cultivating and Sustaining Your Creative Economy"

Pru Robey and Barb Besner attended the "Cultivating and Sustaining Your Creative Economy" conference in Toronto this week, where Pru presented on how to establish innovative financing and partnership models to support the growth of creative industries.
Posted: 01/03/2012 9:45:29 AM

Visiting Progress Lab in Vancouver

While we were in Vancouver, Tim and I spent time visiting Progress LAB 1422, and providing some mentorship and coaching support to its founding companies.
Posted: 27/02/2012 3:54:58 PM
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