A group, specific to arts workers, for sharing and organizing community resources in Ottawa in response to COVID-19.

This group is intended to bring arts workers together and potentially help address specific concerns we may face as a community. The goal is to organize the local community on the grassroots level and ensure vulnerable community members have access to food, housing, healthcare, and other necessities.

But it goes beyond that to different ways we can support each other as artists during this time. It is a place to post requests for aid or support, as well as a place to share opportunities and resources that may be helpful and supportive.

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12 months ago

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Bronson Centre and Bronson RISE would like to invite the Spanish community to this information session on Zoom. Camila Reimers from Chile and Alicia Borisonik from Argentina are graduates of the Guided Autobiography (GAB) program at the Birren Center in California. They will provide information about their upcoming course, Autobiografia Guiada en Español (AGE). This is an excellent opportunity to write about your life and share with other seniors. Please pass this around if you know any Spanish-speaking seniors!

The free information session will be on August 26th from 4:00-5:00 p.m. For more information, you can send an e-mail to agemispalabras@gmail.com or call 819-329-4850

The first module will be running from September 15th to October 20th.

Give their page a like on Facebook: AGE Autobiografía Guiada en Español


Alicia Borisonik y Camila Reimers, instructoras certificadas en GAB (Guided Autobiography) del Centro Birren en California, te guiarán a sacar tus recuerdos del baúl de la memoria.

Si deseas integrar diferentes medios de expresión para contar la historian de tu vida, te invitamos a participar en un programa en linéa que por primera vez se ofrecerá en español en Canadá.

Sesión Zoom de información gratuita:
26 de agosto de 4 a 5 pm, horario en Ottawa, Canadá.

Para mayor información:
Teléfono 819-329-4850

Fechas del primer módulo:
15 de septiembre al 20 de octubre

AGE Autobiografía Guiada en Español

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12 months ago

Honoraria of $500/up for grabsArtists & Change Makers! We're looking for you 👀 have you been out in #Ottawa or #Gatineau and stuck without access to a toilet? Have you been refused access before? We want to know about it! Share your art and raise public awareness about this human rights issue. In partnership with The Art House Café

Full details at www.ottawapublictoilets.ca/update/1252/

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1 years ago

Proud of my group!
Thanks Bronson Centre!

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1 years ago

Hi everyone - I am a soon to be Ottawa singer-songwriter again (moving back from Kingston this September). I’m currently working towards a release about depression, and leading-up to the release, hoping to share anonymous (or non-anonymous) stories, words, images, sounds about depression from you on social media. Check out the Google Form and please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions. Also looking for folks who might be willing to appear in a music video! CheersA call for stories, words, images, anything that describes your personal experience of depression.

You can submit your story anonymously via a Google form (forms.gle/A2KmHErczxmQqfrs7) or through direct message. I’m also looking for anyone willing to be featured in a music video 💙

Thank you to those who have already shared. I’m so honoured to include your words and experiences in this project 🙏

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1 years ago

CAPACOA is encouraging artist representatives and artists to apply to showcase at the CAPACOA conference in November 2021. All performing arts disciplines welcome.📢 We invite Canadian artists and their representatives to submit an application to be part of the CAPACOA 2021 Conference Showcase! 📢

🎭 🎶 👯We welcome all disciplines in the performing arts, dance, theatre and music. Showcases may be programmed as digital or in-person presentations.

✨ CAPACOA’s 2021 Hybrid Conference will be presented virtually and in-person in Ottawa from November 21 – 24. A key component of the conference will be spotlighting Canadian artists.

➡️ Apply now: www.IWantToShowcase.ca
⏰ Deadline: August 6th, 2021 at 5:00 pm Eastern

💡 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Giguere at andrew.giguere@capacoa.ca.
📢nous invitons les artistes et leurs représentants à soumettre une demande pour faire partie de la vitrine de la conférence CAPACOA 2021!📢

🎭 🎶 👯 Nous accueillons toutes les disciplines des arts de la scène, la danse, le théâtre et la musique. Les vitrines peuvent être programmées sous forme de présentations numériques ou en personne.

✨La conférence hybride 2021 de CAPACOA sera diffusée en ligne et aura lieu en personne à Ottawa du 21 au 24 novembre. Un élément clé de la conférence sera un accent sur divers artistes canadiens-nes.

➡️ Appliquer maintenant : www.IWantToShowcase.ca
⏰ Date limite : le 6 août 2021 à 17 h (heure de l'Est).

💡 Si vous avez des questions, n'hésitez pas à contacter Andrew Giguere par courriel : andrew.giguere@capacoa.ca

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1 years ago

Bronson Centre and Bronson Safe Open keep offering amazing online programs.
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1 years ago

Arts Network Ottawa is thrilled to support and partner on Girls+ Rock Ottawa's new gear lending program, GRO Academy! Girls+ Rock Ottawa provides professional development opportunities, community engagement, and advocacy support for girls, women and gender-diverse individuals to help them gain equitable access to opportunities in music. Click the link below to learn more about their lending libraries located at the Shenkman Arts Centre / Centre des arts Shenkman and the Nepean Creative Arts Centre!

READ THE PRESS RELEASE: artsnetottawa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Girls-Rock-Ottawa-and-Arts-Network-Ottawa-Launch-Musi...

This program is made possible with the support of the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Community Foundation.

Le Réseau des arts d'Ottawa est ravi de soutenir le nouveau programme de prêt d'équipement de Girls+ Rock Ottawa, GRO Academy ! Girls+ Rock Ottawa offre des occasions de développement professionnel, de l’engagement communautaire et un soutien pour la défense des intérêts des filles, des femmes et des personnes de divers genres pour les aider à obtenir un accès équitable à des occasions en musique. Cliquez sur le lien ci-dessous pour en savoir plus sur leurs bibliothèques de prêt situées au Centre des arts Shenkman et au Centre des arts créatifs de Nepean !

Ce programme est rendu possible grâce au soutien de la ville d'Ottawa et de la Fondation communautaire d’Ottawa.

LISEZ LE COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE : artsnetottawa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Girls-Rock-Ottawa-et-le-Reseau-des-arts-dOttawa-lance...

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1 years ago

E-commerce platforms can present steep learning curves, and it's challenging to know where to begin in a new digital environment. We welcome you to start here:

July 15, join Arts Network Ottawa, MAC-CAM, Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO), and MASC for the next installment of our free Art Business Skills for the New Normal workshop series for immigrant, refugee, Indigenous, Black, and artists of colour: MONETIZE IT, a high-level view of e-commerce for artists!

Fiona Khaemba, Founder and Creative Director of Anaya Arts, will present the perspective of the artist and platform-user. Shopify representatives will introduce participants to solutions, common practices, and tools to monetize their artistic work through online platforms, from the perspective of the service provider.

Shopify staff will also present available opportunities for artists like the Digital Main Street program and a 6-week grow program to build your site.

REGISTER NOW: www.eventbrite.ca/e/art-business-skills-for-the-new-normal-tickets-138464845079

Due to projected registration, we will prioritize immigrant, refugee, Indigenous, Black, and artists of colour, first come, first serve.

Thank you to Ontario Arts Council - Conseil des arts de l'Ontario for funding the Art Business Skills for the New Normal series.


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1 years ago

"Messages from Babylon" 18" x 24" Oil on Canvas found a new home; sold when less than 12 hours off the easel. Thanks Lynn. This painting was inspired by an old song by the Buggles: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N21kv22sVI ...

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