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Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road

Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

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Artfare Essentials

An introduction to arts and crafts that engage with and create community. Led by Ruth Howard of Jumblies Theatre, with other guest artists facilitators (including Beth Helmers of the Community Arts Guild).

This workshop runs Tuesday, July 2 to Thursday, July 4, with a break on Friday, July 5. Class resumes on Saturday, July 6, and ends Sunday, July 7. The time each weekday is 10:30am to 5:30pm, and 10:30am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. There will also be some optional times for a site visit to an active Toronto community arts project.

Topics include:

  • Definitions, terms, & guiding principles
  • Project visioning and planning
  • Partnerships (with arts and other sectors)
  • Research (arts and oral history-based)
  • Facilitation (making art with people)
  • Bridging diverse cultures and traditions
  • Collaborating across disciplines, forms and traditions
  • Navigating conflicts and challenges
  • History and legacies of Jumblies
  • Evaluation, documentation, sustainability, legacy

Cost: $400 – This fee is kept low thanks to our funders. If you can afford it, we appreciate the support, which helps us to include others who can’t. There are some subsidized and sliding scale places, which can be requested through the application form on the Jumblies website.

Support: Morning snack and the first lunch is provided. Our venues are wheel-chair accessible. If other supports and accommodation are needed, please let us know.

Process: Fill in the application form found at: http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/jumblies/studio/artfare-essentials . We will accept the first 16 paying applicants on a first-come-first-serve basis. For those requesting a subsidy, we will inform you as soon as possible.

Feel free to contact us with any questions (info@jumbliestheatre.org).

Certification: Participants will receive a certificate of completion from the Jumblies Studio and Art Gallery of Burlington. This workshop is respected across Ontario and Canada as a qualification for community arts employment and funding. However, it does not claim to cover all areas and topics integral to this work and is only one piece in a learning path or process.




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