Monthly Archives: November 2016

Thorneloe University to Receive NOHFC Funding for Unique Film and TV Production Workshops

Thorneloe University, federated with Laurentian University, is proud to announce that it will receive a $62,500 grant from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) towards funding unique film and TV production workshops for students enrolled in its Motion Picture Arts (MPArts) curriculum within its Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree program. The workshops will be offered over the next five consecutive years, from 2016 to 2020. The total cost for the workshops is $125,000, of which Thorneloe University will contribute $25,000, and the not-for-profit Northern Ontario Motion Picture Culture & Industry Development Corporation (NOMPCIDC, pronounced nomp-see-dik) will contribute the.
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June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism

Dear Friends, It is my pleasure to send you this call for nominations for the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism in Ontario. Volunteers play a significant role in leading and supporting service delivery in their communities. They lay the foundation for a strong and dynamic province. This award recognizes exceptional leadership, innovation and creativity in voluntarism and community service. Recipients of this award can include individual volunteers, volunteer groups, businesses and other organizations which have made outstanding contributions to their communities and the province. New this year, is the Excellence in Volunteer Management category. Recipients of this award.
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Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency: Apply Now!

Currently accepting applications for both the 2017 and 2018 residency programs. Deadline: February 1st, 2017 Yukon Arts Centre together with Parks Canada and the US National Park Service have launched the 2017- 2018 Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency. This residency is a unique two-week backcountry experience for visual artists with a passion for the outdoors. The program invites artists to hike the historic route of Tlingit traders and turn-of-the-century prospectors from the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska to the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site in Canada and connect with the hundreds of hikers along the trail, while pursuing.
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Employment opportunity (Full-time position for one year)

Le Salon du livre du Grand Sudbury, a not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to promote education and reading in the French language by presenting conferences, workshops and cultural mediation activities which allow the public to meet writers, seeks a qualified person to fill the following position: Co-ordinator of Growth The successful applicant, supported by the two executive directors, shall have the following responsibilities: Elaborate and implement a plan to increase the organization’s own-source revenues: • produce an assessment of the current plan for increasing own-source revenues, establish new objectives and prepare a plan for the 2017-2020 period; • create a.
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Request for Exhibition Proposals

Deadline: December 15, 2016   We are interested in seeing proposals for solo or thematic exhibitions for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019 from individual artists or artist groups. The deadline for materials is December 15, 2016 at 4 pm.   The Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d’art de Sudbury is a comprehensive public art gallery, which means we aim to develop a diverse schedule of contemporary and historic art,  fine craft and media art, and other art forms. As is the case with other public art galleries, for funding purposes, we are required to develop.
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WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US AT THE SUDBURY GARDENING FESTIVAL!

On Saturday May 27th, 2017, the Sudbury Horticultural will host the 7th annual Sudbury Gardening Festival to celebrate gardening in Northeastern Ontario. The event will be held at the YMCA Centre for Life and Parkside Centre from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm on that day. It will once-again include gardeningrelated vendors, exhibitors and speakers, as well as the Society’s spring plant sale and juried horticultural show. Each year we invite artists and crafters to book a booth at the Festival to sell gardening-related products that they have created. Outdoor booths will be available at the front of the YMCA building.
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Northern Lights Festival Boréal welcomes Max Merrifield as new Artistic Director

Northern Lights Festival Boréal welcomes Max Merrifield as new Artistic Director Change is in the air as current Executive Director for Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Max Merrifield, has been chosen to step in as NLFB’s new Artistic Director. The decision has been fully supported throughout the NLFB Board of Directors, citing that “having been such a central part of the festival for so long, Max is well poised to program a festival that balances tradition and innovation. We are excited to welcome him into the position.” As Executive Director for the past 4 years and well over 15 years of staff.
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Cultural Forum & Arts & Culture Grant Program

There are 10 days left to register for the 3rd annual Cultural Forum.  If you are planning to attend, but haven’t already done so, please register by November 10th using the link below.  The agenda features a panel discussion on creative placemaking and breakout sessions on a variety of different themes. For those looking to get further involved in the process behind the Arts & Culture Grant Program, the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is recruiting volunteers to sit on the two grant juries (Project Jury and Operating Jury).  Jurors assess applications on the basis of artistic/cultural merit, organizational/financial health and community impact.  Those interested in serving on the.
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