Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Digitizing the Performing Arts: An Assessment of Opportunities, Issues and Challenges is designed to offer a springboard for new conversations and digital capacity- and skill-building in the presenting field. 

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CAPACOA Submits Brief to the Finance Committee

August 5, 2016 – As part of the pre-budget consultation in advance of the 2017 federal budget, CAPACOA submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance. The submission endorses the recommendations of the Canadian Arts Coalition and advance additional rationales from the perspective of the touring and presenting sector.   Read more

Opportunity for Input on Infrastructure Funding

July 26, 2016 – The Government of Canada has laid out a plan to invest more than $120 billion in infrastructure over the next 10 years and Phase 1 is already underway. As Infrastructure Canada plans for Phase 2, it is seeking input from communities, stakeholders, and Canadians through the new website, infraconsults.ca.   Read more

Have you Upgraded your #ArtPresenting OS Yet?

July 7, 2016 – The 3.0 version is out, says Brian McCurdy, in his post entitled The Evolution of Presenting Practice. And in the 3.0 model, municipal performing arts centres fulfill the role of community cultural developer.   Read more

Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Arts & Belonging

A new national report, published by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other.

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