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 »»
May 15, 2020 – Anne Bertrand Bids Farewell to ARCA; Departure for Retirement of Bastien Gilbert, Director of RCAAQ; Taqralik Partridge named Nordic Lab Director; COVID-19 Impact Survey: Conclusions; Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS); Mutual Support Network in the Arts; Digital Reconfigurations, by Isabelle L’Heureux; Call For Proposals. —à la »»
FEBRUARY 20, 2020—ARCA NEEDS YOUR HELP! ARCA recently began the third phase of its project (not) just a question of money to support efforts to diversify organizational revenues using management and promotion tools, including a series of informational videos. ARCA needs your help to source video documentation and archival footage that highlight some of the services offered »»
NEWSLETTER: L’ARCA IN THE LOOP #29—à la UNE: ARCA is proud to collaborate with Montreal-based illustrator and animated filmmaker Diane Obomsawin, aka Obom, to bring to life our 2020 edition of l’arca dans la poche – in the loop newsletter. Welcome, Diane! + News from the membership + Digital literacy in six micro-bites + ARCA’s »»
AGAVF ( Association des groupes en arts visuels francophones ) Appel de candidatures / 2e édition – Incubateur en commissariat / Été 2020 (French only) L’AGAVF lance un appel aux commissaires émergent.e.s pour participer à la 2e édition de l’Incubateur en commissariat à l’été 2020. Cet atelier intensif a comme objectif de soutenir les personnes souhaitant développer des initiatives en commissariat et »»
NEWSLETTER: L’ARCA IN THE LOOP #27—Reminder: Call for proposals for Lands to Travel Through—ARCA Board of Directors election—ARCA welcomes SPiLL to its membership!—AGAVF welcomes two new collectives: IRIPAA and lecollectif—Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective, Edmonton, Alberta, joins AAARC—Closing of the Gam Gallery in Vancouver, BC—Benchmarking study about remuneration of Canadian writers for literary works & MORE. »»
Lacey Price acknowledges the hard work in ARCs/Le Prix Lacey récompense le travail des CAAs + Internship at ARCA/Stage à l’ARCA + Coast-to-coast news from the ARCs & collectives network/Des nouvelles du réseau des CAAs et des collectifs autogérés d’un océan à l’autre + Podcast/Balado. > Read here/Lire ici
Montréal, October 19, 2016 – Part of ARCA’s mandate is to produce studies. Luckily, community based research is made easier today with recent developments in online data collecting and processing platforms. Members of the RCAAQ, frustrated with their own work conditions, have mobilized to update a 2005 survey on human resources. Read L’arca in the loop No. 7
On October 17th, members of the RCAAQ were convened to the launch of Bang! Centre d’art actuel, located in Saguenay, Québec. In attendance was Minister Maka Kotto who announced a $175,000 grant toward the renovation of Espace Séquence, one of the spaces dedicated to the presentation of current art practices as part of Bang! centre d’art actuel. Also in attendance for the announcement was Stéphane Bédard, MP for Chicoutimi, and President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.
Members of the Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec (RCAAQ) met over the course of two days on the topic of self-financing – a topic that has, over the course of the last years, increasingly infiltrated, if not monopolized conversations in boards across the ARC network.