Save the Date – The Gathering: IBPOC Women and the Arts is on December 4 & 5!

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The Gathering
IBPOC Women and the Arts: Thinking and exploring the ways towards increased inclusion in the Arts Sector 

Opening Reception for Art Exhibition
December 4, 2019 | 6pm-8pm 
918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education
918 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5R 3G5

Panels and Performances
December 5, 2019 | 9:30am-5pm 
Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y2

The Gathering Fall 2019 IBPOC Women and the Arts will explore frameworks for understanding the potential of working toward with the further inclusion of IBPOC women in the Arts sector. Held over a day, the convening will feature showcase performances, plenary sessions and networking with artists and organizations asking the same questions about IBPOC visibility, inclusion and their intersections with artistic/organizational practices. Aimed at providing professional development, building organizational and artistic capacity, we aspire to enliven the many ways in which IBPOC women in positions of leadership can speak to many perspectives in the arts, and how these intersect with and provide public impact.

The Gathering will begin with an art exhibition reception on December 4 from 6-8 pm at 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education (918 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G5). Free admission to the exhibition (cash bar during the opening).

Panels and performances will take place on December 5 from 9:30 am – 6 pm at Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y2). Tickets: General Admission $20 | Students/Seniors/Under-employed $15 .

The panelists are:

  • Sadia Zaman, Inspirit Foundation
  • Camille Georgeson-Usher, Aboriginal Curatorial Collective
  • Alica Hall, Nia Centre for the Arts
  • Vivinne Scarlett, danceImmersion
  • Marjorie Chan, Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Cynthia Lickers-Sage, Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance
  • Zainub Verjee, Ontario Association of Art Galleries
  • Karen Tisch, Koffler Gallery

More information will be announced soon!

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Please note: lunch is not provided on Dec. 5.