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!

  • Framing Community: A Community-Engaged Art Workbook

    Thank you to the Ontario Arts Council for this valuable resource!

  • Increasing Twitter Engagement

    Our intern, Sabrina, analyses Twitter data to bring you the best advice to increase your following.

  • Making A Living. Making Art.

    Neighbourhood Arts Network and community partners come together throughout the year to offer a lively round table speakers event where artists and industry experts provide valuable information and insights on Making a Living. Making Art.

  • 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.

  • New Connections | Newcomer Artist Guide

    A Resource Guide for Newcomers to the Arts in Toronto

  • Peer-to-Peer Professional Growth and Development for the Arts Sector

    From project management to video production, marketing to communications, this 8-video series was designed for self-employed artists and arts organizations by artists and cultural leaders in the community, sharing skills and information on a variety of practical professional development topics.

  • Resources for Board Members

    Resources include reports, articles and useful links in the following areas: governance practice, diversity, succession planning, fundraising and financial oversight, human resources, and more.

  • Tips for Practicing Anti-Ableism

    Allied Media Projects (AMP) cultivates media strategies for more just, creative and collaborative world. AMP convened close to 2,000 people annually in Detroit to innovate and exchange strategies through the Allied Media Conference.

  • 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.

  • Young People's Theatre: Building community and learning through play

    Hello Neighbourhood Arts Network members! From our neighbourhood to yours, we bring you this community feature about Young People’s Theatre, a space dedicated to providing young people with education and engagement with theatre arts.