QAC Blog

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Our year in review #AloneTogether

July 30, 2020 — By Fiona Campbell/Quinte Arts Council July 30, 2020: When the World Health Organization first declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March, there was a lot of ambiguity about how organizations should communicate with their audiences and stakeholders. What do we say during a time of such fear and uncertainty, especially when we didn’t have the answers?…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Supporting artists through COVID recovery

July 24, 2020 — By Fiona Campbell/Quinte Arts Council Maya Angelou once said, “If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” Now in Phase 3 of the provincial plan to reopen most businesses, services and public spaces, we can perhaps take a collective breath to assess where we’ve been and what comes next.…
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QAC Statement Re: COVID-19

July 10, 2020 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 16, 2020: With the rapidly changing events related to COVID-19, and out of caution for the health and safety of all, many arts events are being postponed or cancelled. From live theatre to concerts, gallery openings to museums, the most moving of art experiences involve being in a crowd. At this…
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Alliance of Arts Councils of Ontario: Recommendations on the COVID-19 Crisis

July 6, 2020 — On July 6, a newly formed Alliance of Arts Councils of Ontario consisting of 24 municipal and regional arts councils from across Ontario who collectively represent tens of thousands of artists, cultural workers and arts groups in every discipline, and large and small businesses invested in partnering with the arts sector to rebuild our arts…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Arts Recognition nominations now open

June 19, 2020 — By Fiona Campbell/Quinte Arts Council Author H. Jackson Brown Jr. wrote in his Life’s Little Instruction Book, “Don’t work for recognition but do work worthy of recognition.” This notion of how to be in the world perfectly captures the work ethic and spirit of the recipients of the Quinte Arts Council’s Arts Recognition Awards. Last…
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