On February 13, 2019, PAONE participants braved the winter weather warnings and attended Discover Dance at the Sony Centre. Afterwards we facilitated a discussion around Community Engagement in the Arts.
Several PAONE members attended a fantastic event in January! Cripping the Arts 2019 was three days of programming – panel discussions, co-creative workshops, exhibitions and performances – animating how Deaf, Mad, and Disability Arts and activism changes how we experience art and culture as well as the ways our sector contributes, and leads to, the achievements of disability rights and justice movements. Read Tim’s Summary and check out links to related resources.
On January 16, 2019, PAONE attended the incredible production Come From Away. We observed a School Group Q&A with members of the cast and creative team and then facilitated a group discussion around School Programming and Outreach.
PAONE Holiday Social - December 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy a bite and a drink with colleagues at Jason George in downtown Toronto, and celebrate the first half of the season!
PAONE @ COME FROM AWAY - JANUARY 16, 2019
Mirvish Productions welcomes PAONE to a matinee performance of the hit musical, Come From Away. Enjoy a pre-show networking reception, observe a post-show school Q&A with the cast, and learn about how Mirvish develops its educational programming in a post-show chat with Denise Anderson, Student Outreach & Education Coordinator.
Registration closes on December 2.
ICYMI - October Event Highlights
On Monday, October 29, 45 PAONE members, artists, and administrators gathered at the Toronto Centre for the Arts for the Learning from Indigenous Culture and Teachings in the Arts conference and PAONE AGM.
Thank you, Patty!
After 26 years, including eight seasons as the Chair of the Board, arts education and community engagement advocate, Patty Jarvis, has stepped down and is moving into a new role as Advisor to the Board. Read about the history of PAONE and Patty’s immeasurable contributions.
At the 2018 AGM, members approved the Proposed Slate of Directors for the 2018/2019 season.