Welcome to the Neighbourhood Arts Network Learning Room and the 'Learning' Section. This is where you'll find valuable information about workshops, programs, places and spaces that may help enrich your practice.

We’ve designed this space to direct you to specific professional development opportunities, online learning, lesson plans, funding initiatives, toolkits, reports and information that is relevant to artists and organizations in the community engaged arts sector. If there is anything you would like to see added to this section, do not hesitate to contact us today!

  • Maytree DiverseCity Leadership Project

    DiverseCity - The Greater Toronto Leadership Project includes seminars, networking, communications and leadership development for culturally diverse professionals to foster a more diverse leadership required to create a stronger and more prosperous city region.

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | Protecting Your Creative Rights

    Ashley McKenzie-Barnes. Visual Arts Director at Manifesto & Senior Designer at Elemental Agency shares her tips for celebrating and protecting your work.

  • Toronto Jam

    Over the course of a week, 30 changemakers come together to jam - experimenting, playing off of one another, and creating new possibilities. Toronto Jams are open-ended and unscripted gatherings for reflecting, sharing, and building community.

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | The Artist Journey

    Ekow Nimako shares insights on his personal journey, how to build self confidence in your work and steps to creative success.

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | The Art of Creative Success

    Naomi Abiola shares tips and insights on building a successful creative career as an artist. Naomi is a writer, educator and performer. In 2014, she was the finalist for our TELUS Newcomer Artist Award.

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | Creative Balance

    Check out popular craft artist, Kalpna Patel insight's on how to manage a productive creative practice and career. She includes insights on productivity, evaluation, process and maintaining individual personality in your work.

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | Expanding your reach through social media

    Mandeep is web presence consulting and social media account management services for an independent social influencer with a Twitter following of over 5 million followers and a social reach of over 20 million

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | Artist self promotion + press kits

    Urbanology Media Group: Founded in 2004, by Scarborough natives Priya Ramanujam and Adrian McKenzie, the company publishes Canada’s forefront urban lifestyle publication. Urbanology Magazine has featured hundreds of artists ranging from international and local artists.

  • ARTIST INSIGHT | Creative Business Practices

    Learn helpful business tips from successful artist entrepreneur Arounna Khounnoraj. Arounna co founded bookhou with her partner in 2002 to showcase their individual and collaborative work. They are a multidisciplinary studio that emphasizes natural handmade materials and small production pieces.