News - Canadian Association for the Performing Arts

What Do Gen Z in Canada Think About the Performing Arts?

Guest writer, Lila Galipeau, recaps the Gen Z session at Confluence 2023. She shares how the new generation engages with the performing arts.

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Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference Returns to Toronto

Arts Reach presents the Canadian Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference June 25 - 26 in Toronto, with discounts for CAPACOA members.

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Bridging Art and AI: A Conversation with Adrienne Wong and Mariel Marshall at CAPACOA 2023

Mariel Marshall and Adrienne Wong delve into the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence and its impact on the creative performance landscape.

Fall Economic Statement: Anger and Incomprehension in Culture

Under the #FutureofLIVE umbrella, more than 30 Canadian associations representing live performance organizations are reacting to the Fall Economic Statement with anger and total incomprehension.

Semaine nationale d'action en soutien à la campagne #FutureOfLIVE. Du 22 au 29 septembre 2023

National Action Week: Recap & Next Steps

From September 22nd to 29th all partners of the #FutureOfLIVE campaign and their members participated in awareness-raising activities to communicate why the performing arts needs predictable and increased funding. This is a recap of all events that took place during National Action Week.

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The Artsdata Linked Open Data Ecosystem: A New Project for the Performing Arts

The Linked Digital Future initiative is giving way to the Artsdata project, a linked open data ecosystem governed by a community of users.

Truth and Reconciliation 2023

September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Today, and every day, we invite our members to join us in committing to reflecting on Canada’s colonial legacy and learning from Indigenous artists, activists and knowledge-keepers. 

#FutureOfLIVE - No Cutbacks in Culture

The cultural sector calls on the Minister of Finance to reinvest in Canadian Heritage

Performing arts associations call upon the federal government to provide predictable and increased funding ahead of government-wide spending cuts.

Semaine nationale d'action en soutien à la campagne #FutureOfLIVE. Du 22 au 29 septembre 2023

National Action Week for the #FutureOfLIVE

Our National Action Week for the #FutureOfLIVE has officially started! Show your support by sharing our videos and share your own content on social media.

Call for Nominations – NAC Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring

The National Arts Centre and CAPACOA are extending a call for nominations for the National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring.