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Get to Know Your Arts Service Organization

December 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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The Thunder Bay Art Gallery is pleased to host:

Get to Know Your Arts Service Organization (ASO) 

A panel for Northern visual and craft artists

Friday December 14th, 2018
10:30 am – 12:30 pm (Doors open at 10:00 am)
Thunder Bay Art Gallery (1080 Keewatin Street)

Please join us for a free in-person discussion with CARFAC, Craft Ontario, and OAC about how Arts Service Organizations can support your visual arts and craft careers in northern Ontario.

We will dive into discussion topics including:

  • How ASO’s can support and advocate for your rights as an artist
  • Stories of impact, told by artists from Northern Ontario
  • Payment for artists, contracts, and more

Panelists include:

  • Maura Broadhurst, Ontario Arts Council
  • Sally Lee, CARFAC Ontario
  • Janna Hiemstra, Craft Ontario
  • Cheryl Wilson Smith, glass artist (Red Lake)
  • Jean Marshall, craft artist (Fort William First Nation)

Light refreshments available. Session will be delivered in English.

Mileage reimbursements are available for artists traveling from more than 100 km away. Funds are limited. For more information, please contact:

Alana Forslund, Northwestern Representative at 1-807-632-4575 or aforslund@arts.on.ca

Also happening December 13th and 14th:

One-on-one meetings for artists and organizations

Interested in connecting with CARFAC, Craft Ontario, or the OAC for a more in-depth conversation? Contact us to book a one-on-one meeting! Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Get in touch with Alana at 1-807-632-4575 or aforslund@arts.on.ca to book a meeting.

Gallery Hours & Admission

1080 Keewatin Street

Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

P.O. Box 10193

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Galleries & The Gallery Store hours:

Tuesday to Thursday:
noon - 8pm

Friday to Sunday: noon - 5pm

Office Hours:
Mon – Fri - 9am – 5pm

(suggested $5 including hst)

Children (under 12): FREE

Gallery Members: FREE

Admission free Wednesdays is sponsored by the John Andrews Foundation

Tel: 807 577 6427

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