View the schedule ARCA is thrilled to share the official, detailed schedule for Pathways Together. Registrations remain open for the conference and can be completed here. T-Shirts are officially available for pre-order and will be ready for pick-up at the conference. Please email our Programming Coordinator if you have any questions.
ARCA is pleased to share with you our list of speakers/facilitators for Pathways Together: AGAVF Patterns Collective TakeHome Artist Collective MARCC Kate Macdonald Alice Crawford Tara Davis Karina Cardona Claros Amber Berson Laurence Dubuc Tarin Dehod Jordan Baylon Tiphaine Girault Lori Beavis There is less than one month until Pathways Together – »»
“Indigenous protocols dot art” is hosting an information session in partnership with ARCA on February 22, 2022 at 2 pm Central (check your local time). Speakers include Lori Beavis and Daina Warren. Advance registration is required for this meeting.
The Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference (ARCA) is hosting a moderated session on the future of conferences in the arts and is seeking your feedback on how to move forward. With digital models being fine-tuned and pandemic pressures lessening in many regions, the expectation to begin meeting in person again has surfaced. Considering the changes »»
What is an Artist-Run Centre? A new informational video designed for: Artist-run centres seeking private and corporate revenues Educators teaching students about the Canadian art system Advocates seeking to raise awareness among government agencies and officials Video Links and Press Release: Press Release – PDF View and download the video View and download the subtitled version for Deaf and hard of hearing Please help ARCA Circulate the Video Widely In addition to encouraging your donors, sponsors »»
ARCA, in partnership with the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is proud to launch The Silver Guide to Non-Monetary Transactions, a digital, interactive resource designed to assist managers in small not-for-profit arts organizations document and account for in-kind exchanges and donations of goods and services (non-monetary transactions). To access the Silver Guide to Non-Monetary Transactions: »»
ARCA is proud to launch “Digital Literacy in Six Micro-Bites,” its latest publication produced for workers in artist-run centres and other small arts organizations. Download Digital Literacy in Six Micro-Bites: The PDF Key concepts The publication’s objective is to demystify digital culture. Each of the six essays focuses on a key concept such as discoverability, linked and open data, cloud computing, online »»
75,000 Canadian artists unite: it’s time for a basic income Today, we join 30+ arts organizations and 250+ independent artists and cultural workers, through one united voice: we call upon the Government of Canada to ensure the financial well-being of all residents by implementing a permanent Basic Income Guarantee. A Public Letter from the Arts Community for a Basic Income Guarantee Join the co-authors of the public »»
Earned revenue comprises roughly 10% of our operating budget. Considering the breadth and the volume of services we offer, this figure was already too small. We give away more and more because our communities are subject to debt deflation: they need more from us and are less and less favorably positioned economically in order to »»
Digital Reconfigurations–For this final digital literacy micro-bite, we originally thought we’d examine what the digital future has in store for us while addressing some larger issues like the environment, cybersecurity, and self-sufficiency. But given our current, exceptional circumstances, we decided to take a more practical approach and look at the notion of reconfiguration. »»