News & Opportunities

Stay up to date on opportunities, events, jobs and initiatives taking place in the Toronto community engaged arts community!

  • Why are Community Artists Some of the Key Leaders in Equity & Social Change? 

    October 21, 2015

    The practice of community arts is thriving and continuing to grow in Toronto. Engaged community arts practitioners have the ability and privilege to shape Toronto’s diverse cultural and artistic landscapes.

  • Recipient Announced! 2015 TELUS Newcomer Artist Award 

    October 16, 2015

    The TELUS Newcomer Artist Award is a $10,000 prize that celebrates an individual artist who is a newcomer to Canada, a resident of the City of Toronto, and making a positive impact in their community through their artistic practice. The award is administered through Neighbourhood Arts Network, an initiative of Toronto Arts Foundation.

  • Announcing the 2015 TELUS Newcomer Artist Award Finalists  

    October 02, 2015

    With the common goal to support and celebrate newcomer artists in the City of Toronto, TELUS and the Neighbourhood Arts Network are pleased to announce the TELUS Newcomer Artist finalists.

  • Recipients Announced! RBC Arts Access Fund 2  

    July 30, 2015

    We are proud to announce our second round of winners for our RBC Arts Access Fund, designed to support community engaged arts project lead by newcomer artists in the City of Toronto.

  • Emergence Symposium 2015 

    June 16, 2015

    An arts and leadership symposium exploring emerging trends, community innovation and creative leadership in the field arts & equity.

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    Equity as My Lens  

    June 15, 2015

    How do you view your world? What does equity look like to you and your creative work?

  • Neighbourhood Arts Network : BMO Seeds Fund

    Neighbourhood Arts Network Turns 5! 

    May 15, 2015

    Celebrating five years of celebrating and supporting the community engaged arts sector in Toronto!

  • RBC Arts Access Fund recipients announced!  

    May 05, 2015

    We are proud to announce our first round of winner for our newly launched RBC Arts Access Fund, designed to support community engaged arts project lead by newcomer artists in the City of Toronto.

  • Courtesy of Ontario Culture Days, Artist: Suzette Vidale

    Applications Now Open | Culture Days @ The Library 

    March 31, 2015

    The Toronto Public Library , the Neighbourhood Arts Network & Ontario Culture Days are pleased to continue Culture Days @ The Library for a fifth year. This exciting partnership was created to help artists and arts groups share their creative work with the public.

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    Courage Lab : How Are We Exploring Equity as Artists & Community Builders? 

    March 27, 2015

    There is an exciting momentum in Toronto's arts community. Community arts practitioners are coming together to envision other ways of doing and being in the world. If we can work towards equity, even within a colonized context, we are recreating the narrative of colonialism, and courageously finding innovative and inclusive ways to practice art.