Arts Education Info Session in Barrie

Calling all Barrie and area painters, musicians, actors, writers, filmmakers…and artists of all stripes!

Do you teach your art form to others, or want to?

Are you interested in arts education in schools?

OAC has grants to support your work

OAC’s Arts Education Office is Hosting a Gathering of Arts Educators in Barrie

Meet OAC’s Associate Arts Education Officer, Christina Akrong, and Elmvale artist Lisa Harpell of Creative Madness, for an evening of networking, discussion, and information about OAC grants.

This is a great opportunity to:

·         meet fellow artists working in schools

·         discuss common issues facing arts educators

·         learn about arts education grants at the Ontario Arts Council, with a focus on Artists in Education and Aboriginal Artists in Schools

·         learn about what makes a strong grant application, and how decisions are made

Friday, November 9

6:00 to 8:00 pm

Barrie City Hall

Sir Robert Barrie Room, 2nd floor

70 Collier Street, L4M 3M3

This is a free event.

Please share this notice with others in your community you think might be interested in attending.

RSVP by October 23rd to Christina Akrong at, with your name and contact information.

For info about OAC grant programs, guidelines and application forms call 1-800-387-0058, email, or visit

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