Public Art Now

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PUBLIC ART NOW Challenging Public Art "the face of public art is changing. public art (now) is a national programme of talks, films, publications and workshops dedicated to showcasing internationally significant new forms of public art."

Creative Ways Artists Can Improve Communities

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From Community Supported Art in Canada to a New York project that stages work in laundromats, Laura Zabel looks at the ways in which artists and communities can pull together - The Guardian

ArtsBuild Ontario

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ArtsBuild Ontario supports the health of Ontario's arts organizations by creating and realizing long-term solutions for their facility challenges. ArtsBuild's programs focus on: EDUCATION: building capital project management potential within…

Square Feet: The Artist?s Guide to Renting and Buying Creative Space

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Whether it’s because you’ve outgrown your dining room art studio or the studio you rent is in a building that was just put up for sale; if you’re worried you’ll be evicted from your informal live-work space or you’re…

Artscape Toronto

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Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Artscape develops and manages unique multi-tenant facilities that deliver sustainable and below-market production, rehearsal,…

Build a glass house for $500

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These two young artists quit their jobs to build this glass house for $500. Plenty of natural sunlight isn't an unusual quality of a dream home. But what about a home built completely of glass so the light would never be hidden? For a pair…

BeautifulCity.ca

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Toronto The Beautiful City Billboard Fee (BCBF) would see a charge paid by billboard advertisers through an annual license fee. Revenue would be dedicated to bylaw enforcement and art in the public sphere. A priority would be placed on funding…

DIY Creative Placemaking – Artscape

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With 25 years of experience under our belt, Artscape has a longstanding commitment to sharing our experience in Toronto with communities elsewhere. Artscape DIY is a central component of the Creative Placemaking Lab programs and services we…

PechaKucha

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PechaKucha or Pecha Kucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and 40 seconds in total). The format, which keeps presentations concise and fast-paced, powers multiple-speaker events called PechaKucha…

IMAGININGS: A DIY GUIDE TO ARTS-BASED COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

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The DIY Imaginings Guide provides everything you need to know to host a vibrant, creative, equitable, and powerful community dialogue, including: The basics to ensure your Imagining is right-sized, intentional, inclusive, interactive, and ethical. Reasons…

Having a Messy Studio Can Help You as an Artist

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"My studio, like my mind, is always a bit of a mess. Books and newspapers are piled everywhere, pictures are torn out and stuck on the wall, cut-up scraps litter the floor. But it’s not an accident that my studio is a mess. I lovemy mess.…