Friday, February 23, 2018

Bata Shoe Museum Founder Sonja Bata Remembered 1926 – 2018

Sonja Bata's thirst for knowledge was both infectious and inspirational. Her drive for design excellence permeated every facet of her life and she encouraged this same quality in those around her.

Aga Khan Museum Opens Landmark Exhibition on One of the Muslim World’s Greatest Civilizations

The World of the Fatimids, opening March 10, 2018, sheds light on one of history's most intriguing and vibrant civilizations, which at its height in the 10th and 11th centuries influenced thought and life throughout the Mediterranean, Southern Europe, and the Near East.

Vancouver artist’s cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates

Pia Guerra's Hero's Welcome shows a young girl leading the school's football coach Aaron Feis by the hand

14-Year-Old Art Prodigy Donates Painting to Raise Funds for Canadian Athletes

Fourteen-year-old Ontario painter Evan Sharma is partnering with CAN Fund, the leading supporter of Canadian athletes competing around the world, to donate a new work painted at 7,000 feet that will directly support athletes on their journey to wear the maple leaf on the world stage.

Toronto’s arts and culture community is getting a big break from city hall in...

Toronto council backs 50 per cent property tax reduction for culture hubs. Councillor Joe Cressy pushed through a motion that increases the tax break for “creative co-location facilities” to 50 per cent from 30 per cent.

Nuit blanche at the MAC: Leonard Cohen, the Collection and art workshop

For the 15th edition of Nuit blanche à Montréal, the MAC is offering a wide range of activities in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

The Honourable Mélanie Joly announces major investments in the Canada Arts Presentation Fund

The Government of Canada provides financial assistance to promote Canadian artists to the world

Deal lets arts group into Edge condo space on Lisgar at last

Years-long battle over project’s space built for cultural groups was headed for court, but undisclosed ‘obligations’ could see TMAC back on the street.

La Machine sequel in the works for Ottawa

Head of Ottawa 2017 travelled to France to discuss bringing enormously popular spectacle back. The organizers behind last summer's monster hit La Machine are looking to bring the show back to Ottawa.

A Toronto artist and teacher helps ROM ‘challenge’ African-Canadian stereotypes

Grade 2 teacher among 9 featured contemporary artists in the ROM’s newest exhibition ‘Here We Are Here’